Brolene Eye Ointment
Brolene Eye Ointment is used for minor infections of the eye or eyelid and contains dibrompropamidine isetionate, which stops the growth of bacteria, allowing your body to fight off the infection.
Signs of minor eye infections include sore, red or inflamed eyes, stickiness or a crust on the eyelids.
Active substance: Dibrompropamidine isetionate 0.15%w/w
Other ingredients: Soft yellow paraffin, liquid paraffin, anhydrous lanolin, phenylethanol and water for injections
Always use Brolene Eye Ointment exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure how to use it.
- Wash your hands.
- Remove the cap from the tube.
- Tilt your head back.
- Squeeze 1cm of the ointment inside the lower lid without touching your eye with the tube.
- Close your eye.
- Wipe away any excess ointment with a clean tissue.
- Always put the cap back on the tube as soon as you have used it.
- Apply the ointment in the affected eye once or twice each day
- Use for at least 2 days
- If your symptoms worsen or do not improve after 2 days, talk to your doctor or pharmacist
If you forget a dose, use your Ointment as soon as you remember. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not use a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not use this medicine and tell your doctor or pharmacist if:
- You are allergic (hypersensitive) to dibrompropamidine isetionate or any of the other ingredients of Brolene Eye Ointment (listed in Section 6 below)
Do not use this medicine if this applies to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Brolene Eye Ointment.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking your medicine if:
- You wear contact lenses. You should not wear contact lenses while using the ointment.
Talk to your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant.
If you are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking or using any medicine.
You may have blurred eyesight straight after using this medicine. If this happens, do not drive or use any tools or machines until you can see clearly.
Brolene Eye Ointment contains lanolin. This may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis).
Like all medicines, Brolene Eye Ointment can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Stop using and check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking/continuing with your medicine if:
- You get any kind of skin problem, such as a rash or itching around your eyes or they become more red
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