Golden Eye Eye Drops Solution can be used for the treatment of minor eye irritations and infections including conjunctivitis, sticky eye and blepharitis.The antiseptic active ingredient that kills bacteria is associated with eye and eyelid infections.
Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Wash your hands before and after using the drops. Take off the bottle cap. Tilt head gently backwards. Without touching the eye with the bottle dropper, apply one or two drops to each affected eye. Do this up to 4 times each day. This means that you should use it about every 3 to 4 hours through the day. If your condition does not improve after two days, stop using the drops and consult your doctor or pharmacist.
If you forget to use Golden Eye 0.1% w/v Eye Drops Solution, use the drops as directed above and then continue your normal course of treatment. If the contents of this tube are swallowed, contact your doctor straight away or go to your nearest hospital casualty department. Take the container with you so that the medicine can be identified. If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your pharmacist.
Do not use Golden Eye 0.1% w/v Eye Drops Solution: if you are allergic to propamidine isetionate or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6). if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. if you are breast feeding. if you wear contact lenses.
Warnings and precautions Do not use Golden Eye 0.1% w/v Eye Drops Solution 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 0.1% w/v Eye Drops Solution by a doctor, pharmacist or contact lens practitioner: Do not wear contact lenses while using the drops. If you wear hard contact lenses or disposable contact lenses, you can start wearing them again after you have finished using the drops. If you wear soft contact lenses you should wait 24 hours after finishing using the drops before starting to use them again. Benzalkonium chloride is known to discolour soft contact lenses.
Other medicines and Golden Eye 0.1% w/v Eye Drops Solution: Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including those bought without a prescription but especially other eye drops or eye ointment.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant, breast-feeding or trying to become pregnant. If you become pregnant while using the drops, stop using them and see your doctor.
Driving and using machines. Golden Eye 0.1% w/v Eye Drops Solution can sometimes cause blurred vision for a short while after administration. You must not drive or operate machinery until you can see clearly again.
Golden Eye 0.1% w/v Eye Drops Solution contains benzalkonium chloride which may cause eye irritation. Benzalkonium chloride is known to discolour soft contact lenses.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Side effects that may occur include: Reactions on or around the eye which are mild: stinging or burning; irritation or itching; inflammation of the skin; skin rash. If this happens to you, you must see a doctor as soon as possible. If your vision is disturbed or symptoms become worse, or you have any other unusual symptoms or concerns with your medicine, discontinue use and consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme Website: www.mhra.gov.uk/ yellowcard or search for MHRA YellowCard in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
The active ingredient is Propamidine isetionate 0.1% w/v.
The other ingredients are sodium chloride, benzalkonium chloride solution, purified water, sodium hydroxide and hydrochloric acid for pH adjustment
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easy to use and helps my condition
Arrived very speedily
Haven't used it yet. But customer service excellent.
As expected, effective for mild infections.