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Chlorsig Eye Ointment 1% 4g

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Overview

What Chlorsig is used for

Chlorsig contains chloramphenicol, a synthetic antibiotic, as the active ingredient.

Chlorsig is available as eye drops and eye ointment, for external use only.

It is used to treat an eye infection called bacterial conjunctivitis, which is a bacterial infection involving the mucous membrane of the surface of the eye.

The most common symptom is the presence of a sticky yellow-white discharge with mucus and pus (or glued eyes, especially in the morning on waking). Other symptoms include a gritty sensation in the eye, redness, irritation and watering of the eyes. The infection usually starts in one eye and then spreads to the other.

Ask your doctor, pharmacist or optometrist if you have any questions about why Chlorsig has been prescribed for you. They may have prescribed it for another purpose.

When you must not use it

Do not use Chlorsig if you are allergic to chloramphenicol or any of the ingredients listed at the end of this leaflet. Some of the symptoms of an allergic reaction to Chlorsig may include irritation, pain and swelling in the eye. Skin rashes, blisters and fever may also occur.

Do not give Chlorsig to children under 2 years of age unless your doctor or optometrist tells you.

Do not use Chlorsig after the expiry date (EXP.) printed on the pack.

Do not use Chlorsig if the packaging is torn, broken or shows signs of tampering.

How to use it

Follow all directions given to you by your doctor, optometrist or pharmacist carefully. They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet.

How much to use

The dose of Chlorsig may be different for each person and their medical condition. Your doctor, optometrist or pharmacist will recommend the right dose for you.

Do not use in children under 2 years of age except on doctor's advice. The usual recommended doses are:

Chlorsig eye ointment:

For adults and children (2 years and over): Apply 1.5 cm of eye ointment every three hours for up to 5 days or as directed by your doctor, optometrist or pharmacist.

If ointment is used together with drops for day and night coverage, eye ointment should be applied before bedtime while using the drops during the day.

If the condition does not get better after 2 days, seek medical advice.

How to apply Chlorsig eye ointment:

  • wash hands thoroughly before and after use
  • tilt head back gently
  • gently pull lower eyelid down
  • squeeze 1.5 cm of eye ointment inside the lower eyelid, but do not let the tip of the tube touch the eye, eyelids or lashes
  • release the eyelid slowly and close eyes gently for 1-2 minutes or blink a few times to help spread the ointment over the eye
  • blot excessive ointment from around the eye with a tissue
  • to minimise contamination, do not allow the tip to contact the surface of the eye.
  • vision may be temporarily blurred. Avoid activities that require good visual ability until vision clears.

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