Can you use Chlorsig for sore eyes?

Can you use Chlorsig for sore eyes?

Can you use Chlorsig for sore eyes?

Chlorsig is used to treat a range of eye infections, including for stye. It is available in the form of eye drops and ointment. Unfortunately it is grossly overused. This has only become worse since it became available over the counter.

What are the side effects of FML eye drops?

Some side effects of FML® eye drops are:

  • fungal, bacterial or viral eye infections which may take longer to heal.
  • blurred vision (cataract)
  • in long term use, development of increased pressure in the eye.
  • thinning of the cornea or sclera.
  • blurring of vision.
  • swelling of the eye or surrounding areas.
  • itching, redness, pain.

Can Chloramphenicol make eye worse?

See also Warning section. Temporary blurred vision, burning, stinging, or redness may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Can Chlorsig cause red eyes?

Chlorsig. This over-the-counter antibiotic eye drop (also called Chloramphenicol) is a prime culprit when it comes to red eyes.

Can you use too much Chlorsig?

Treatment should be continued for at least 48 hours after the eye appears normal. Do not use for more than 5 days in total except on medical advice. To minimise contamination do not allow the tip to contact the surface of the eye. Chlorsig is not recommended for children under 2 years except on medical advice.

How long can you use steroid eye drops?

Do not use them for longer than one week unless your doctor advises you otherwise. This is because they can cause problems within your eye when used for longer than recommended.

How many times a day can you use Chlorsig?

The usual recommended doses are: Chlorsig eye drops: For adults and children (2 years and over): Instil 1 or 2 eye drops in the affected eye(s) every two to six hours for up to 5 days or as directed by your doctor, optometrist or pharmacist.