Eye Conditions

The leaflets in this section are authored by an experienced pharmacist. Pharmacists are experts in medicines. The medicines in this section include those which act on the eyes. They include various types of treatments for infections (against bacteria, viruses and fungus), treatment for glaucoma and treatments for dry eyes. If you've ever thought "Who shouldn't take prednisolone eye drops?", "How do I take my hypromellose drops?", "How do I get the most from my nedocromil sodium treatment?" or "What problems can timolol drops cause?" information leaflets in this section will have answers for you.

Acetazolamide for glaucoma (Diamox)Acetylcysteine for dry eyes (Ilube)
Aciclovir eye ointment (Zovirax)Antazoline and xylometazoline eye drops (Otrivine-Antistin)
Apraclonidine eye drops (Iopidine)Atropine eye drops (Minims Atropine Sulphate)
Azelastine eye drops for allergies (Optilast)Azithromycin eye drops (Azyter)
Betamethasone eye drops and eye ointment (Betnesol, Vistamethasone)Betaxolol eye drops for glaucoma (Betoptic)
Bimatoprost eye drops (Lumigan)Brimonidine eye drops for glaucoma (Alphagan, Brymont)
Brinzolamide eye drops for glaucoma (Azopt)Bromfenac eye drops (Yellox)
Carbomer liquid eye gels (Artelac Nighttime, Clinitas Gel, GelTears, Liquivisc, Lumecare Carbomer, Viscotears)Carmellose sodium for dry eyes
Carteolol eye drops for glaucoma (Teoptic)Chloramphenicol for eye infections
Ciprofloxacin eye preparations (Ciloxan)Cyclopentolate eye drops (Mydrilate, Minims Cyclopentolate Hydrochloride)
Dexamethasone eye drops for inflammation (Maxidex, Minims Dexamethasone; Dexafree, Dropodex)Diclofenac eye drops (Voltarol Ophtha)
Dorzolamide eye drops for glaucoma (Trusopt)Emedastine eye drops for hay fever (Emadine)
Epinastine eye drops for hay fever (Relestat)Eye ointments (containing paraffins) for dry eyes (Lacri-Lube, VitA-POS, Simple Eye Ointment)
Fluorometholone eye drops for inflammation (FML)Flurbiprofen eye drops (Ocufen)
Fusidic acid eye dropsGanciclovir eye gel (Virgan)
Gentamicin eye dropsHomatropine eye drops
Hypromellose eye drops (Artelac, Isopto, Tears Naturale)Ketorolac eye drops (Acular)
Ketotifen eye drops for hay fever (Zaditen)Latanoprost eye drops (Xalatan, Monoprost)
Levobunolol eye drops for glaucoma (Betagan)Levofloxacin eye drops (Oftaquix)
Lodoxamide eye drops (Alomide)Loteprednol eye drops for inflammation (Lotemax)
Moxifloxacin for eye infections (Moxivig)Nedocromil sodium eye drops (Rapitil)
Nepafenac eye drops (Nevanac)Ofloxacin eye drops (Exocin)
Olopatadine eye drops for hay fever (Opatanol)Pilocarpine eye drops for acute glaucoma (Minims Pilocarpine)
Pilocarpine tablets (Salagen)Polyvinyl alcohol for dry eyes (Liquifilm Tears, Sno Tears)
Prednisolone eye drops for inflammation (Predsol, Pred Forte, Minims Prednisolone)Rimexolone eye drops for inflammation (Vexol)
Sodium cromoglicate eye dropsSodium hyaluronate for dry eyes
Soybean oil eye drops for dry eyes (Emustil)Tafluprost eye drops (Saflutan)
Timolol eye drops for glaucoma (Timoptol, Tiopex)Tobramycin for eye infections (Tobravisc)
Travoprost eye drops (Travatan)Tropicamide eye drops (Mydriacyl, Minims Tropicamide)