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Anti Bacterial Eye Drops
Many options...: Please see your eye doctor for an eye exam to see the cause of the scratched cornea, as well as the appropriate treatment. There are more than 20 possible antibiotic eye drops that can be used, but your eye doctor has to determine the extent of the injury, and whether a bandage contact lens or additional therapy is required. As well, the frequency of antibiotic drops may change based on the exam. ...Read more
I am using FML for Dry Eye due to MGD, I have a prolensa eye drops which expried 2 yrs ago. I put the prolesna eye drops & rinsed out after 5 min with eye wash. I am Concerned as I am using FML drops, my eye may not fight the bacteria frm prolensa?
Expired drugs should: Be discarded immediately for your own safety. Prolensa is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) that (like all NSAID class drops) has the potential to compromise the cornea. Though much lower potential than the older generation NSAID's, you should still be monitored by your Ophthalmologist closely. FML (fluorometholone) is a mild steroid that also has the potential for adverse effects and should be monitored. ...Read more
Can bacterial pink eye cause throwing up? Have had it for 4 days, using eye drops. My stomachs has hurt for 2, threw up twice today.
Given your reported problems I strongly recommend that you have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility as soon as possible.
The team will evaluate you carefully and may be able to get you under control. If not, the team will contact an appropriate specialist to get some more advice. The specialist may have you sent to him/her from the Emergency facility.
Hope all goes well- please keep ...Read more
Does allergic conjunctivitis respond to the eye drops for bacterial conjunctivitis? And vice versa does bacterial respond to antihistamine drops?
If it is a bacterial infection, it should only respond to antibiotics much like allergic conjunctivitis should only respond to only allergy drop like antihistamine/and or mast cell stabilizer drop. However some infections can cause itchiness in which case an allergy drop is added in addition to an antibiotic drop. For further info/rx, feel free to consult me at healthtap. Com/rebeccamammo
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Are sulfacetamide sodium and prednisolone sodium phosphate ophthalmic solution eye drops good for treating bacterial pink eye in adults?
Eye drops: Sulfacetamide is useful but topical antibiotics are more effective. Prednisilone drops are not initially used and could be counter productive. ...Read more
I have bacterial pink eye. I just started my antibiotic eye drops yesterday. It's called tobramycin ophthalmic. Can I drink alcohol while on the eye d?
Not available: They do not have it in the us as an eye drop. ...Read more
If prolonged use: One of the main ingredients is Tetrahydrozoline HCI (0.05%) which is also found in Visine and other "get the red out" drops. Its a vasoconstrictor (ergo eyes seem to whiten), and occasional use is okay. However prolonged use can cause rebound effect and can make the situation worse. ...Read more
Many: Many different drops can be used depending on the diagnosis to a 13 wk old baby. But do not self prescribe any drops. Please take the baby to an ophthalmologist for proper diagnosis and rx. ...Read more
Prescribed?: Talk with your prescribing physician and ask how to correctly use the medication. I'm unfamiliar with this product in the USA. It's formula is similar to ibuprofen. As an NSAID, it generally is used for postoperative management after cataract surgery usually with products much more in common practice, such as ketorolac, nevanac, illevro, prolensa, just to name a few. There are other uses as well. ...Read more
Depends: On what the drops are. But in general I would say you should probably replace them. ...Read more
Eye drops: Gently pull the lower lid down and out, tip the head back and drop it into the lower pocke formed by pullin the lower lid down and out. There is an attachment for bottles that can also help. You can also try lying flat with face up and drop into corner fo the eye near the nose and then blink allowing the drop to run into the eye. Have someone else place the drop in the eye. ...Read more
Yes: There two alternatives - Restasis and punctal plugs. Restasis is a medication that increases the tear flow and punctal plugs are tiny, soft plastic devices that decrease the removal of tears from the eyes. Talk with your ophthalmologist about these alternatives. ...Read more
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