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Conjunctivitis. Prescribed Moxifloxacin and Tobramycin eye drops. Advice - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:Dr XXXXXXX her
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I think i talked with you yesterday
Doctor:Yes, XXXXXXX
Doctor:How are you feeling now?
User:still the same Doctor...i met the doctor yesterday and she has confirmed conjunctivitis...
User:She has given me Moxifloxacin and Tobramycin eye drops...
Doctor:That's good.
Doctor:These are antibiotic
Doctor:and are good treatment for the same.
User:She advised me to take Moxifloxicin one every hour and Tobramycin 5 times in a day...
Doctor:Has it helped you?
User:Started using this yesterday evening only...i don't see any change Doctor... its still the same...
User:She has given paracetramol tablets also since i feel pain in my eyes
Doctor:Acute conjunctivitis as I mentioned to you yesterday may last for 3-5 days
Doctor:depending on the type of infection.
Doctor:As antibiotics take 2-3 days to produce improvement
User:ok...she didnt mention about the type of i am not sure..
Doctor:I would suggest you to continue these eye drops.
Doctor:It will benefit you.
Doctor:I understand you would experience some pain with it.
User:yes... eyes are paining a bit...
Doctor:Avoid rubbing eyes.
Doctor:Washing your eyes with XXXXXXX warm water mixed with small amount of salt can reduce the irritation.
User:ok... today only i feel some king of irritation once in a while..
Doctor:You can try it also.
Doctor:It is good to know that the irritation has come down since yesterday.
Doctor:Do continue the drops.
Doctor:You should be better in the next couple of days.
Doctor:If the irritation or watering of eyes increases
User:ok Doctor sure... i will continue the drops...
Doctor:you can report back to your doctor.
Doctor:She may change the eye drops and put you on alternate steroid containing eye drops.
Doctor:Don't worry.
Doctor:you are being managed rightly.
User:yeah.. she asked me to come back on Monday if it doesn't reduce...
Doctor:You can reach us any time if there is any problem.
User:ok Doctor... Thanks a lot for patiently listening to my concern and advising...
User:Bye for now...
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Wish you a speedy recovery.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:thanks Doctor... Bye...
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