Brolene Eye Drops contain a medicine called propamidine isetionate. This 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. Signs include sore, red or inflamed eyes, stickiness or a crust on the eyelids
Before you use Brolene Eye Drops:
Do not use this medicine and tell your doctor or pharmacist if:
Do not use this medicine if the above apply to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Brolene Eye Drops.
Take special care with Brolene Eye Drops if:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding:
Talk to your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant, might become pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
If you are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking or using any medicine.
Driving and using machines:
You may have blurred eyesight straight after using this medicine. If this happens, do not drive or use any tools or machines until you can see clearly.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Brolene Eye Drops
Brolene Eye Drops contains benzalkonium chloride. This may cause your eyes to become irritated. You should avoid contact of the drops with soft lenses. You should remove contact lenses prior to using the drops and wait at least 15 minutes before you put your contact lenses back in. You might notice a change in colour of your contact lenses.
Directions for use:
Always use Brolene Eye Drops exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
How to use this medicine
How much to use
If you forget to use Brolene Eye Drops
If you forget a dose, use your drops as soon as you remember. However, if it is nearly time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not use a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not use this medicine and tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to propamidine isetionate or any of the other ingredients of Brolene Eye Drops
You should not wear contact lenses while using these drops.
Talk to your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant, might become pregnant or think you may be pregnant or if you are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed.
The solution contains 0.1% w/v of the active substance, propamidine isetionate
The other ingredients are ammonium chloride, sodium chloride, benzalkonium chloride, sodium hydroxide and water for injections
Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.
Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine.