4th October 2019


Is there an over the counter medicine for pink eye?

OTC decongestant eye drops such as naphazoline ophthalmic (for example, the brand-name products Bausch & Lomb Opcon-A® or Clear Eyes® Redness Reliever Eye Drops) can help get rid of the redness of bacterial conjunctivitis, but not the infection. There is no treatment for pinkeye due to a viral infection.

Considering this, can you use Visine If you have pink eye?

Over the counter Visine or similar eye drops may help decrease redness. Wash your hands frequently to reduce contagions. Bacterial conjunctivitis: is treated with antibiotic ointment or drops. Frequent handwashing will prevent the spread of the infection to others.

What eye drops for pink eye?

Bacterial conjunctivitis is most often treated with ophthalmic antibiotic eyedrops or ointments such as Bleph (sulfacetamide sodium), Moxeza (moxifloxacin), Zymar (gatifloxacin), Romycin (erythromycin), Polytrim (polymyxin/trimethoprim), Ak-Tracin, Bacticin (bacitracin), AK-Poly-Bac, Ocumycin, Polycin-B, Polytracin

What antibiotic is used for eye infections?

Third-generation cephalosporins are used in the treatment of adult gonorrhea infections.
  • Besifloxacin ophthalmic (Besivance)
  • Gatifloxacin ophthalmic solution 0.3% (Zymaxid)
  • Moxifloxacin ophthalmic (Moxeza, Vigamox)
  • Levofloxacin ophthalmic.
  • Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic (Ciloxan)
  • Ofloxacin ophthalmic (Ocuflox)
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