Golden 0.15% w/w Eye Ointment for eyelid infections
Golden Eye 0.15% w/w Eye Ointment treats minor eye and eyelid infections such as conjunctivitis and blepharitis.
Golden Eye 0.15% w/w Eye Ointment
- Golden Eye 0.15% w/w Eye Ointment treats minor eye and eyelid infections such as conjunctivitis and blepharitis (inflammation of the eyelids).
- The active ingredient in Golden Eye 0.15% w/w Eye Ointment is dibrompropamidine isetionate, an antiseptic that is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
- Wash your hands before and after using the ointment
- Take off the tube cap
- Tilt head gently backwards
- Pull down the lower eyelid
- Without touching the eye with the tube, squeeze half an inch of ointment inside the lower lid
- Close your eye. Wipe away any excess ointment with a clean tissue. Replace the cap on the tube
- Apply once or twice each day
Active Ingredient: Dibrompropamidine Isetionate 0.15%w/w
Other Ingredients: Liquid Paraffin and Dispersed Polyethylene in Mineral Oil
- Golden Eye 0.15% w/w Eye 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.
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including those bought over the counter, especially other eye drops or eye ointment.
Do not use Golden Eye 0.15% w/w Eye Ointment and talk to your doctor or pharmacist if:
- You are allergic to dibrompropamidine isetionate or anything else contained in the ointment
- You are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
- You are breastfeeding
- You wear contact lenses
Do not use Golden Eye 0.15% w/w Eye Ointment and talk to your doctor or pharmacist straight away if any of the following apply to you:
- Your eye is painful (rather than just feeling sore or gritty) or you have pain or swelling around the eye or face.
- Your sight is affected by loss of vision, reduced or blurred vision or you see halos around lights.
- It is too painful to open your eyes properly.
- You have dry eye syndrome.
- Your pupil (the black circle in the centre of your eye) looks different. It may be torn, not round, very big or does not change size in the light.
- Your eye looks cloudy.
- You have injured your eye.
- You are already using other eye drops or eye ointment.
- You think there may be something in your eye or you have splashed something in your eye.
- You have had eye surgery or laser treatment in the last 6 months.
If you wear contact lenses and have been advised to use Golden Eye 0.15% w/w Eye Ointment by a doctor, pharmacist or contact lens practitioner:
- Do not wear contact lenses while using the ointment.
- You can start wearing contact lenses again after you have finished using the ointment.