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What medicines can be taken for acute conjunctivitis?

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Dr. K. Shobana

Published At November 12, 2017
Reviewed AtFebruary 20, 2024

Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

Last week my eyes got red. So, I consulted an eye doctor. The doctor diagnosed it as acute conjunctivitis and prescribed me Vigamox eye drops and Refresh Tears for two weeks. My left eye was cured in three to four days and my right eye was cured only half. I am not able to understand what to do whether to continue or to consult again. Please suggest how to proceed further.

Answered by Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

The red that you are seeing is an infection. It has just some clotted blood which will go away in 15 days. Do you still have discharge from the right eye? I suggest you change your medication to Moxifloxacin plus Ketorolac Eye Drops twice daily for 10 days and Aquatic Eye Drops (Polyethylene Glycol 0.4 % and Propylene Glycol 0.3 %) four times daily for two weeks. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicines with their consent. You will be just fine. Regards.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Rahul Vaswani
Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Ophthalmology (Eye Care)

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