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Re: [IP] Eye drop question



Cool! That's what I needed to know. I look, but I do miss things with  
my alread bad eyesight. Thanks for this info.

On Apr 8, 2008, at 12:20 PM, Lola Emery wrote:
> Hi Jenny,
>
> I don't know anything about these eye drops so I searched on the  
 > internet and the first link that I
foundhttp://www.netdoctor.co.uk/medicines/100000615.html
>  which said the following about your question:
>
> Cosopt eye drops are sterile until opened. The multi-dose bottles  
> contain a preservative that helps keep the eye drops sterile. Any  
> medicine remaining in the bottle four weeks after the first opening  
> should be carefully disposed of, as after this time it is likely to  
> be contaminated with germs. You may find it helpful to write the  
> date of first opening on the packet. Dispose of carefully,  
> preferably by returning to your pharmacy. Cosopt single dose  
> containers do not contain a preservative and are for single use  
> only. They should be disposed of after use, even if there is some  
> solution remaining.
>
> There is lots more on that page about those eye drops.
.
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