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Optrex Bacterial Conjunctivitis Eye Ointment

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Optrex Infected Eye Ointment is an ointment used to treat bacterial infections of the eye. , including conjunctivitis

This is a Pharmacy Medicine item. We will ask you to complete a questionnaire to ensure this is appropiate for you which our pharmacist will check.
This is a Pharmacy Medicine item. We will ask you to complete a questionnaire to ensure this is appropiate for you which our pharmacist will check.

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Product Information


Optrex Infected Eye Ointment is an ointment used to treat bacterial infections of the eye. , including conjunctivitis

Warnings or Restrictions

•For use in and around the eye area only.
•Do not use this ointment for more than 5 days without consulting your doctor.
•Discard any remaining ointment after 5 days treatment has been completed.
•Do not breathe on or touch the nozzle of the tube.
•Do not let the nozzle of the tube touch your eye or eyelid.
•Do not share the tube with anyone else as you may spread your infection.
•This ointment can sometimes cause blurred vision for a short while after administration. You must not drive or operate machinery until you can see clearly again.

•If symptoms do not improve after 48 hours, consult your doctor.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor before using this medicine if you are currently pregnant, likely to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you are currently taking any other medicines as this may cause an interaction.

•If you think you may be allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this medicine, please seek medical advice before taking.
•If you have any questions after you have bought this medication, please speak to your pharmacist.

Product Specification

Active ingredients: chloramphenicol 1% w/w.<br>Other ingredients: Liquid Paraffin, white petroleum

Size (0) Unit (EA) Height (2.6) Width (9.3) Depth (1.9)

Product code: 383031

Product Uses

Apply a small amount of the ointment (about 1cm) into the space between the lower eyelid and the eye 3 to 4 times daily.
It is important that once started, treatment is continued for 5 days even if conditions improve.

Delivery (United Kingdom)


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Standard Delivery£3.00*

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- *Free for non-members when you spend £15 or more
- All other orders £3


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Next Day Delivery£5.50

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Delivery (United Kingdom)

Third Party Delivery - Free with orders over £10

Despatched directly from our supplier, with delivery within within 5 working days. Sorry, we cannot Delivery this item to store for collection.

Republic of Ireland


Standard Delivery£3.00*

Order before 2pm - arrives within 5 working days
*FREE for Health & Beautycard members when you spend £10 or more
*FREE for non-members when you spend £15 or more
All other orders £3


Order & CollectFREE

Order before 2pm - arrives within 5 working days

Sweden, Denmark & Finland


Standard Delivery9.99

Arrives 7 working days

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