Acyclovir Eye Ointment 3% (w/w)

$7.00

5mg in 1 Tube

International Name: Optiviral Eye Ointment

MANUFACTURER: Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd
SALT COMPOSITION: Acyclovir Eye Ointment 3% (w/w)
STORAGE: Store below 30°C
FORM: Ointment
PACKAGING: 1 X 5gm

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INTRODUCTION

Optiviral Eye Ointment is an antiviral medicine which treats eye infections caused by Herpes simplex virus. It works by preventing the multiplication of the virus on the surface of your eyeball (cornea). This stops the production of new viruses and clears up your eye infection.

Optiviral Eye Ointment is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before and after applying the medicine. Use it as long as your doctor has prescribed and do not stop using the medicine even if you get better.

It may cause a stinging sensation and eye redness immediately following the application. However, these side effects are temporary and usually subside on their own. Inform your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. Do not wear contact lenses while using it.

USES OF OPTIVIRAL EYE OINTMENT

  • Treatment of Eye infections by Herpes simplex virus

BENEFITS OF OPTIVIRAL EYE OINTMENT

In Treatment of Eye infections by Herpes simplex virus

Optiviral Eye Ointment helps relieve symptoms of eye infections caused by Herpes simplex virus such as redness, swelling, itching and watering of eyes. This medicine kills the infection causing virus and prevents the further multiplication of the virus too. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. Use it as prescribed to get the most benefit. If you see no improvement even after a week, talk to your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS OF OPTIVIRAL EYE OINTMENT

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Optiviral

  • Eye redness
  • Stinging sensation

HOW TO USE OPTIVIRAL EYE OINTMENT

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the tube close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid.

HOW OPTIVIRAL EYE OINTMENT WORKS

Optiviral Eye Ointment is an antiviral medication which treats eye infections caused by Herpes simplex virus. It works by preventing the multiplication of the virus on the surface of your eyeball (cornea). This stops the production of new viruses and clears up your eye infection.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE OPTIVIRAL EYE OINTMENT?

If you miss a dose of Optiviral Eye Ointment, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Fact Box

Chemical Class: Nucleoside analog
Habit Forming: No
Therapeutic Class: OPHTHAL
Action Class: Antiviral (Non-HIV) drugs

Quick tips

  • Optiviral Eye Ointment helps treat eye infections caused by Herpes simplex virus.
  • Place it inside the lower eyelid five times a day. Do not apply at nighttime.
  • Continue the tretment for at least 3 days after healing is complete.
  • It may temporarily cause itching and stinging sensation immediately following application. Inform your doctor if this persists.
  • Do not wear contact lenses while using Optiviral Eye Ointment.

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