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Fucithalmic drops?

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Last week I posed a thread on here regarding my piggy Branston:

the corner of his eye is slightly cloudy from what we think is a hay poke. So I took him to the vets last Saturday, they put dye in his eye and it showed it wasn't deep into his eye. They gave me fucithalmic drops to put in his eye twice a day. They said it might not clear up but if it gets worse bring him straight back to the vets.
He's been having these drops for a week tomorrow, its definatly not getting worse but it isn't clearing up either.

I know its not affecting him but am not sure how long I should carry on giving him these drops, does anyone have any ideas? Should it clear it up?

He's also become soooo naughty, he flicks the drops out or washes them out with his foot rolleyes
 

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Sorry to hear his eye isn't improving yet; the Fucithalmic drops should do the job if it is an injury problem, it's never let my pigs down when I have used it, although it has been a few years now since I've had it prescribed.

I personally feel, if the treatment is not leading to improvement within a week, I would look at changing the drops to a chloramphenicol based product e.g. Optrex Infected Eyes, or Golden Eye Chloramphenicol 1%. If no success with that, then it does need looking into again at the vets.
 
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Sorry to hear his eye isn't improving yet; the Fucithalmic drops should do the job if it is an injury problem, it's never let my pigs down when I have used it, although it has been a few years now since I've had it prescribed.

I personally feel, if the treatment is not leading to improvement within a week, I would look at changing the drops to a chloramphenicol based product e.g. Optrex Infected Eyes, or Golden Eye Chloramphenicol 1%. If no success with that, then it does need looking into again at the vets.
Thank you for your advice.

I think i'll try it for another day or two to see if it improves. If not I will change the drops, as you suggested. Where can I get the different drops? or will I need to go back to the vets?

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Theres nothing in his eye. I'll check his eyelashes (if I can see them) his bottom eye lashes are where his eye is cloudy. Thank you
 
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