Blephamide (Sulfacetamide/Prednisolone)

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Blephamide Opth Drops 10%/0.2%

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Manufactured by: Allergan Inc.
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Blephamide (Sulfacetamide/Prednisolone) Product Information

Blephamide is a prescription medication for treating people who have bacterial infection in the eye. It is combination medication that contains an antibiotic (sulfacetamide) and steroid (prednisolone).

When treating the eyes there has to be a great deal of care taken and eye infections should be treated as a matter of urgency. If you are told that you have uveitis, chemical burn or radiation injuries then you are likely to be prescribed Blephamide to cure it.

It is prescribed when there are concerns that there will be a bacterial infection forming either in the eye or around the eye.

Order Blephamide Online

Blephamide 10%/0.2% is made by Allergan and it is available in a 5ml bottle size. The cost for one bottle starts at $43 and $111 for three bottles. This medication would be dispensed from one of our Canadian pharmacies and the estimated shipping time to USA would be 7-10 business days.

A Blephamide prescription is required to order this medication online from our pharmacy. The prescription can be faxed, emailed, or uploaded directly on the website.

If you require any assistance or would like to place the order on the phone, you can contact our customer support line at 1-855-776-0079.

Dosage

You need to read the leaflet carefully and take note of any additional instructions that your doctor gives you. If you wear contact lenses you must leave them out when using Blephamide.

Shake the bottle well before use then tilt back your head. Use the lower eyelid to make a pocket and let a drop fall into it. Hold the eye tightly shut for up to 2 minutes to prevent it from falling out.

Avoid touching the tip the eye dropper and wash your hands before and after use.

Side Effects

It is possible that there will be side effects and if you suffer from some of them you need to get emergency medical help. The conditions that would require this will be:

  • Hives
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Rash
  • Blistering or peeling skin
  • Burning eyes

There are other side effects that will require you to seek advice from your doctor but not as a matter of urgency. The main ones will be:

  • Eyes that are red or painful
  • Eyes that are newly sensitive to light
  • Blurred vision or the appearance of a halo around a light source
  • Tunnel vision
  • Vision changes
  • Yellow or white patches appearing on the eyes surface
  • Itching
  • Swollen and painful eyelids

Although it is not recommended that you just stop taking medication, if the pain keeps getting worse or you still have swelling after 48 hours then speak to a doctor.

Precautions

Before accepting a prescription for Blephamide, you need to tell your doctor if you are allergic to it or any of the ingredients it contains. There are other conditions that may make it unsafe for you to take, or at least require you to undergo close scrutiny from a health care professional. They include but are not limited to:

  • A fungal eye infection
  • A viral eye infection
  • Dry eyes
  • An allergy to steroids

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The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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