Optrex Bacterial Conjunctivitis 1% w/w Eye Ointment
Optrex Bacterial Conjunctivitis 1% w/w Eye Ointment is a topical ointment for the eye. It contains an antibiotic called chloramphenicol and is used to treat bacterial infections that affect the outer surface of the eye. The most common type of infection in this area is called acute bacterial conjunctivitis. When you have acute bacterial conjunctivitis the white part of one or both of your eyes will be red and /or your eyelids will be red or swollen. There will be a sticky discharge, which can make the eye difficult to open in the morning and the eye may feel ‘gritty’ or ‘irritated’. Approved by Claire Makey – Pharmacist on the 24/05/2021. For more information, view our medical team. Please note that results may vary.