Brolene Eye Drops 10ml
- Treats infections in the eye or eyelid
- Relieves redness, sorenessand inflammation
- Visible improvements within 2 days
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What are Brolene Eye Drops?
Brolene Eye Drops 10ml are a treatment for minor infections in your eye or eyelid such as conjunctivitis.
They contain the medicine propamidine isetionate, which belongs to a group of medicines known as disinfectants and antifungals. It works to prevent the bacteria in the infections from growing.
You do not need a prescription for this medicine and you can buy Brolene from Medicine Direct following an online consultation with one of our registered doctors. Your medicine will be with you in a few short working days, and if you order from our online pharmacy by 2pm and you will also benefit from free next day delivery.
What are Brolene Eye Drops used to treat?
Brolene Eye Drops 10ml are used to treat minor infections of the eye or eyelid, such as conjunctivitis. They can help to relieve symptoms like redness, soreness, inflammation and stickiness/crustiness of the eyelid.
Containing the medicine propamidine isetionate, Brolene Eye Drops work by stopping the bacteria in these infections from multiplying. Propamidine kills bacteria on contact, making for effective relief.
Eye specialists may also prescribe these eye drops to treat keratitis, which is a rare eye infection that may affect those who wear contact lenses.
Who are Brolene Eye Drops suitable for?
Brolene eye drops may not be suitable for everyone.
Do not use this medicine and make sure your doctor or pharmacist is aware if:
- You are allergic to propamidine isetionate or any of the other ingredients contained in this medicine (please refer to the Ingredients tab for full details)
Speak to your doctor before using this medicine if you are currently pregnant, trying to get pregnant or think you might be pregnant.
Speak to your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine if you are currently breastfeeding.
Always read the patient information leaflet for full details.
This product is suitable to be used by adults and children who are aged 12 and over.
Dosage and Directions
Our pharmacists and prescribers follow NICE guidelines when prescribing Brolene Eye Drops.
Always use Brolene Eye Drops exactly as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist. Please read the patient information leaflet thoroughly. Speak to your doctor or pharmacist for further guidance if you are still not sure.
Your doctor or pharmacist will normally instruct you to use one or two drops in the affected eye up to four times a day.
You should use this product for at least two days.
If your symptoms have not improved or got worse after using this product for two days, please seek advice from your doctor.
Do not stop using this product before you are instructed to, even if your eye feels better. If you stop using this treatment before you are supposed to, your infection may return.
How to use
- Wash your hands before applying the drops.
- Remove the cap from the bottle.
- Tilt your head back.
- Squeeze one or two drops inside the lower eyelid. Do not touch your eye.
- Close your eye.
- Wipe away any excess liquid with a clean tissue.
- Replace the cap as soon as you have finished using the product.
What if I forget to use it?
Apply your eye drops as soon as you remember if you forget to.
If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, just skip the dose you missed and continue to use the eye drops as usual.
Never apply a double dose to try and make up for forgetting a previous dose.
Keep this product out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in conditions below 25C.
Do not keep using this product past the expiry date, which can be found on the label and the carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month stated.
Do not keep these eye drops for longer than four weeks after opening the bottle.
How does Brolene work?
Can I wear my contact lenses while using Brolene?
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What precautions should I take?
Like all medicines, Brolene Eye Drops come with the risk of side effects, although not everyone will get them.
Stop using these eye drops and seek medical attention immediately if you have any of the following:
- You suffer any skin problems, including a rash or itching around your eyes, or your eyes become redder
- You suffer a stinging or burning sensation in the eye
Please note, this list may not be exhaustive. Please refer to the Side Effects tab for rarer, more serious reactions you may suffer.
Always read the patient information leaflet for comprehensive information on side effects. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
Serious Side Effects
A list of milder side effects can be found on the main product page.
In rare cases, you may suffer a serious allergic reaction to Brolene Eye Drops.
You must either dial 999 or go to A&E straight away if you notice any of the following symptoms:
- You are finding it difficult to breathe or speak
- You have swelling in your face, throat, mouth, lips or tongue
- You have a skin rash that may have red, itchy, blistered or peeling skin
- You are wheezing
- You have tightness in your chest or throat
You may require immediate treatment in hospital.
Please note, this list may not be exhaustive. Always read the patient information leaflet for complete information on side effects.
If you have any questions or concerns about undesired effects of this medication, please do not hesitate to speak to your GP or pharmacist.
Warnings and drug interactions
Before using this medicine, please inform your GP or pharmacist if you are currently taking any other medicine. This includes prescription and non-prescription medication, herbal remedies, vitamins or supplements.
Do not use this treatment if the bottle has been opened for four weeks.
Avoid wearing soft or hard contact lenses while using Brolene Eye Drops; this may aggravate your condition and make your symptoms even worse.
If you suffer an allergic reaction to the eye drops, stop using them and contact your GP for guidance. Please, refer to the Side Effects tab for symptoms of an allergic reaction.
Please note, you may suffer blurred vision or other eyesight issues while using this product. You should not drive, ride a bike or operate machinery until you know for sure that the eye drops do not impair your ability to see.
If you do suffer from any visual impairment while using Brolene Eye Drops, do not drive, cycle or operate machinery until you can see clearly again.
Always read the patient information leaflet for comprehensive information on warnings and precautions. If you have any questions or concerns at all, you are strongly advised to speak to your GP or pharmacist about them.
The active ingredient contained in Brolene Eye Drops 10ml is propamidine isetionate.
The inactive ingredients also contained this medicine are: ammonium chloride, sodium chloride, benzalkonium chloride, sodium hydroxide and water for injections.
Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients listed here.
Updated on: 07/06/2021
This content has been written by James Nuttall and has been medically reviewed by our Superintendent Pharmacist Hussain Abdeh.
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