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Boots Infected Eyes 1% w/w Eye Ointment CHLORAMPHENICOL
- Treats acute bacterial conjunctivitis
- Preservative free
- 2 years+
For children over 2 years, adults and the elderly.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
Patient Information Leaflets are updated periodically by the manufacturer.
- For topical administration to the eye only.
- Sterile until opened.
A small amount of ointment in the affected eye 3-4 times daily for 5 days.
After 5 days, throw away any eye ointment left.
Use only in the eye.
Hazards and Cautions
- Do not wear contact lenses during ocular infections.
- Do not use this eye ointment if you are allergic to chloramphenicol or anything else in the ointment.
- If you do not better within 48 hours talk to your doctor.
- If your eyes get worse see your doctor straight away.
Do not store above 25°c
This is a medicine;
- Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist
- Seek advice before using if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding or suffer from allergies
Active ingredients: Chloramphenicol 1% w/w
Also contains: liquid paraffin and white petroleum.