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Golden Eye Drops

Golden Eye Drops

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About Golden Eye Drops

The Golden Eye 0.1% w/v Eye Drops Solution is the easiest way to treat minor eye infections and irritations. Simply put one or two drops into the affected eyes four times daily to overcome common complaints such as sticky eyes and conjunctivitis.

  • Suitable for age:2 years +
  • Maximum per order:2

Golden Eye Drops information

  • What are Golden Eye Drops and what are they used for?

    Golden Eye Drops Solution contain the antiseptic ingredient Propamidine Isetionate (0.1%) making these drops an easy yet effective way to treat minor eye infections and irritations such as conjunctivitis, styes and blepharitis. They can also be used to relieve unpleasant eye symptoms such as redness, soreness and a feeling of grittiness.

    Simply put one-to-two drops into the affected eye(s), four times daily to soothe common complaints such as sticky eyes and conjunctivitis. Most people will notice an improvement to the condition of their eye within 2 days. Suitable for use by both adults and children.

    How do Golden Eye Drops work?

    GoldenEye 0.1% w/v Eye Drops Solution contain the active ingredient propamidine, an antibacterial agent. Propamidine works to tackle eye infections by stopping bacteria from growing and multiplying. Any remaining bacteria die or are killed by the body’s immune system.

    Alternative to Golden Eye Drops

    Brolene Eye Drops are a direct alternative, antiseptic treatment for eye infections containing the eact same active ingredient. At The Independent Pharmacy we also sell Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment, which is a great antibiotic treatment for the fast relief of conjunctivitis.


    • Golden Eye Drops warnings

      Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product

      • After 4 weeks of opening these eye drops, discard any unused solution
      • Until you are sure you can see clearly after using the drops, avoid driving or operating machinery
      • Avoid wearing soft or hard lenses
      • Discontinue using the eye drops and contact your doctor, if you experience any allergic reaction
      • If you have any symptoms of macular degeneration due to diabetes, you should consult your doctor before using either the drops or the ointment

      Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

    • Golden Eye Drops dosage

      Adults, including the elderly and children 2 years and over:

      Instil one or two drops to each affected eye up to four times every day, without touching the eye.

      Discontinue using the solution and contact your pharmacist or doctor if symptoms do not improve after two days.

    • Golden Eye Drops ingredients

      The active ingredients contained in this medicine is: Propamidine Isethionate 0.1% w/v.

      The medicine also contains the following inactive ingredients:
      Sodium Chloride, Sodium Hydroxide and Hydrochloric Acid, Benzalkonium Chloride 0.01% w/v.

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    Golden Eye Drops FAQs

    • Golden eye drops is a topical preparation containing an antibacterial agent. Golden Eye is designed to treat minor eye infections, such as conjunctivitis, blepharitis, and styes. These conditions can present with symptoms of redness, soreness, and a grittiness in the eye.

    • The active ingredient in Golden Eye is propamidine isetionate (0.1%). It also contains sodium chloride, benzalkonium chloride (preservative), sodium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid, and purified water.

    • Golden Eye drops should be used as instructed in the patient information leaflet. If after two days your condition hasn’t improved or has gotten worse, stop using the drops and seek medical advice. However, if the treatment is working, continue to use Golden Eye until the symptoms have fully cleared. If you suffer a recurrence after completing treatment, seek further advice from a healthcare professional.

    • Upon initial application, Golden Eye can cause a mild burning or stinging sensation. Normally, this subsides with further use. However, if Golden Eye continues to cause irritation, you should stop using it and seek medical advice.

      If Golden Eye causes an inflammation of the eye, or if a swelling develops around the eye, then treatment should be stopped and you should see your doctor immediately. Similarly, seek medical attention if a skin rash appears around the eye(s).

      Any side effects suffered from using Golden Eye drops should be reported to the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency through the Yellow Card scheme.

    • Golden Eye should not be used if you allergic to any of its ingredients. If the customer is pregnant or breatfeeding, Golden Eye should only be used with consent from a medical professional. Also, contact lens wearers should also seek advice prior to use.

      A doctor will need to be consulted should any of the following apply:

      • There is pain in or around the eye
      • You have experienced a loss of vision, blurred vision, or can see haloes around light sources.
      • The eyes are too painful to fully open
      • You suffer from dry eye syndrome
      • Your pupils are damaged, unusually shaped, or acting strangely
      • Your eyes appear cloudy
      • You have undergone eye surgery or laser eye treatment within the last six months
      • You are using other eye drops or ointments
      • You have suffered an eye injury
    • You should avoid wearing contact lenses whilst using Golden Eye. The preservative used in the drops is known to discolour soft contact lenses. It is advised to wait at least 24 hours after using Golden Eye drops before wearing contact lenses.

    • Golden Eye drops do contain a preservative (Benzalkonium chloride).

    • If your vision is affected before you use Golden Eye drops, it is advised to seek medical attention. Golden Eye may blur your vision upon application, though the effect will only be temporary. Anyone using Golden Eye should avoid driving or operating machinery until vision has cleared.

    • Whether Golden Eye is safe to use during pregnancy or breastfeeding has not been clearly established. It is advised to talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Golden Eye under these circumstances.

    • You should avoid using Golden Eye at the same time as other topical eye preparations. Your doctor or pharmacist should be consulted prior to use and informed of all medicines currently being taken. This will also include any medicine bought without a prescription.

    • Golden Eye drops should be stored at room temperature below 25°C. Be sure to replace the cap on the bottle after each use. This will help preserve the remaining contents.

      Golden Eye 0.1% w/v eye drops solution should be discarded within four weeks of initial opening.

    • There is no lower or upper age limit for Golden Eye. However, if for use by a child under 3 years of age, it is recommended to consult with a doctor or pharmacist prior to use.

    • If there are signs of macular degeneration, resulting from Diabetes, the patient should be referred to their doctor.

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