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Opticrom 2% Eye Drops reviews
Opticrom 2% Eye Drops FAQs
These drops should not be used by children under the age of 6.
Talk to your GP if you plan on using Opticrom and are breastfeeding, pregnant or may become pregnant. There have been no reported adverse effects, but you should only use this medicine in pregnancy if it is absolutely necessary.
If you have fully recovered from laser eye surgery, it is safe to use this medicine.
These eye drops do not need to be refrigerated – they can be stored anywhere away from direct sunlight, below 30°C. Do not allow the fluid to freeze.
Your bottle of Opticrom should be discarded 28 days after it has been opened. However, it is not advised to use these eye drops for more than 14 continuous days, unless recommended by your GP or pharmacist.
The recommended initial dose is one or two drops in each eye, four times per day. Talk to your GP if you do not notice an improvement in your symptoms.
Yes, these eye drops are safe for those who have glaucoma.
No, you should avoid wearing soft contact lenses during this treatment.
You can wear your soft contact lenses once you have stopped the daily use of Opticrom.
Yes – Opticrom contains benzalkonium chloride, which is a preservative.
Yes, you can use Opticrom if you wear hard lenses. This is because, unlike soft lenses, hard lenses will not absorb irritants such as benzalkonium chloride. Wait at least 15 minutes after you have used the eye drops before you reinsert your hard lenses.
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- Clean your pets and clothes after they have been outside
- Avoid irritants such as cigarette smoke
- Avoid grassy areas
- Wear protection such as sunglasses when you need to be outside
- Vacuum and dust your house regularly