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Boric Acid + Borax Eye Drops 1% 0.25% 10ml Green (EYEGLO REGULAR)

Boric acid contains mild antibiotic properties that can fight fungal or bacterial infections. Boric acid eye drops are used to clean and irrigate (i.e., wash) the eyes. It can get rid of eye irritation due to smog, pollution, chlorine, or other chemicals, providing you with instant relief.

Generic Name: Boric Acid + Borax

Brand Name: Eyeglo Regular

Dosage Strength: 1% Boric Acid, 0.25% Borax

Dosage Form: Drops

Indication: Boric acid contains mild antibiotic properties that can fight fungal or bacterial infections. Boric acid eye drops are used to clean and irrigate (i.e., wash) the eyes. It can get rid of eye irritation due to smog, pollution, chlorine, or other chemicals, providing you with instant relief.

Disclaimer: The contents of this site are for information purposes only and should not be construed as a substitute for professional medical advice. For diagnosis, treatment and prescription, consult your physician and other healthcare providers. Carefully read all product labels and packaging prior to use.

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What is in the boric acid + borax eye drops?

The eye drops contain:

  • 1% boric acid
  • 0.25% borax
  • 0.01% benzalkonium chloride

Pharmacologic action: Boric acid inhibits biofilm formation and hyphal transformation of Candida albicans, which are critical virulence factors. In addition, arrest of fungal growth was observed with the treatment of boric acid.

What are the boric acid eye drops used for?

The boric acid + borax (EYE GLO REGULAR) eye drops can be used to treat the following:

  • Mild stinging or eye irritation
  • Blurred vision
  • Watery eyes
  • Eye redness
  • Eye allergies
  • Xerophthalmia (dry eye syndrome)
  • Conjunctivitis (pink eye), usually caused by a virus or bacteria
  • Sjögren syndrome, which manifests with dry eyes

How much and how often should you use the product?

If you wear contact lenses, make sure you remove them before using boric acid eye drops. Some preservatives used in the solutions can be absorbed by the contact lenses and can cause discoloration. Wait for around 15 minutes after using the eye drops before putting your contact lenses back.

Do not use the eyewash if you have any open wounds or sores around your eyes. Immediately throw out the eyewash once it expires or has begun to look cloudy.

To use the eyedropper:

  1. Open the eye dropper bottle.
  2. Tilt your head back and tug the lower eyelid gently downward.
  3. Position the dropper over your eye without touching it.
  4. Apply only the number of drops recommended.
  5. Close your eyelid to draw the liquid over the eyeball surface.
  6. Blot any excess fluid from around your eye with a clean tissue paper.
  7. Repeat with the other eye, if needed.
  8. Rinse the cap with water and replace it tightly.

To use the rye cup:

  1. Open the bottle.
  2. Pour as much eyewash into the cup as recommended.
  3. Tilt your head forward over the sink.
  4. Place the cup firmly around your eye.
  5. Tilt your head back and open your eye.
  6. Move your eyeball around so that it is fully covered in the eyewash.
  7. Tilt your head forward.
  8. Pour the contents of the cup down the drain.
  9. Repeat with the other eye, if needed.
  10. Rinse the cup with water and replace it tightly.

Before using this medication notify your doctor if you have or are:

  • Allergic to any food, syrup, or substance
  • Wearing contact lenses

Below are the possible side effects that you may experience from taking boric acid eye drops. These side effects are possible but do not always occur. If you experience any of these side effects, stop taking the product and immediately consult with your doctor.

  • Mild to severe burning or stinging of your eyes
  • Severe eye pain
  • Vision changes that last for several hours after use
  • If your eye condition does not improve or if it gets worse after using boric acid
  • Blurred vision
  • Watery eyes
  • Eye redness or irritation

Boric acid eye drops are available in all The Generics Pharmacy branches nationwide at a very affordable price.

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How much and how often should you use the product?

If you wear contact lenses, make sure you remove them before using boric acid eye drops. Some preservatives used in the solutions can be absorbed by the contact lenses and can cause discoloration. Wait for around 15 minutes after using the eye drops before putting your contact lenses back.

Do not use the eyewash if you have any open wounds or sores around your eyes. Immediately throw out the eyewash once it expires or has begun to look cloudy.

To use the eyedropper:

  1. Open the eye dropper bottle.
  2. Tilt your head back and tug the lower eyelid gently downward.
  3. Position the dropper over your eye without touching it.
  4. Apply only the number of drops recommended.
  5. Close your eyelid to draw the liquid over the eyeball surface.
  6. Blot any excess fluid from around your eye with a clean tissue paper.
  7. Repeat with the other eye, if needed.
  8. Rinse the cap with water and replace it tightly.

To use the rye cup:

  1. Open the bottle.
  2. Pour as much eyewash into the cup as recommended.
  3. Tilt your head forward over the sink.
  4. Place the cup firmly around your eye.
  5. Tilt your head back and open your eye.
  6. Move your eyeball around so that it is fully covered in the eyewash.
  7. Tilt your head forward.
  8. Pour the contents of the cup down the drain.
  9. Repeat with the other eye, if needed.
  10. Rinse the cup with water and replace it tightly.

Before using this medication notify your doctor if you have or are:

  • Allergic to any food, syrup, or substance
  • Wearing contact lenses

Below are the possible side effects that you may experience from taking boric acid eye drops. These side effects are possible but do not always occur. If you experience any of these side effects, stop taking the product and immediately consult with your doctor.

  • Mild to severe burning or stinging of your eyes
  • Severe eye pain
  • Vision changes that last for several hours after use
  • If your eye condition does not improve or if it gets worse after using boric acid
  • Blurred vision
  • Watery eyes
  • Eye redness or irritation

Boric acid eye drops are available in all The Generics Pharmacy branches nationwide at a very affordable price.

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