Brolene Eye Ointment contains a medicine called dibrompropamidine isetionate which belongs to a group of medicines called disinfectants and antifungals. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria, allowing your body to fight off the infection. It is used for minor infections of the eye or eyelid such as sore, red or inflamed eyes, stickiness or a crust on the eyelids.
DIRECTIONS: Always use this medicine exactly as described in the instructions or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
Adults, elderly persons and children: Cleanse the affected area and apply the ointment topically to the eyelid or squeeze 1cm of the ointment inside the lower lid once or twice daily, for not more than 2 days.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT BROLENE:
- Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
- Do not use this medicine for more than 2 days. If the symptoms worsen or do not improve after 2 days, or if other symptoms occur, consult a doctor.
- If you take too much or you accidentally swallow large quantities of your medicine, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
- Please consult your doctor or pharmacist before use if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking any other prescription medications, regular medicines or receiving regular treatment.
- ALWAYS keep out of reach of children.
- Brolene should be used within 4 weeks of opening as it is a sterile product and stored at temperature below 25°C
INGREDIENTS: The solution contains 0.15%w/w of the active substance, dibrompropamidine isethionate, soft white paraffin, liquid paraffin, wool fat, phenylethanol and purified water.
Read the patient information leaflet here: http://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/12830de3-fc55-4545-83de-9040b5b0fb4f.pdf