+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    1,026
    Thanks
    1,231
    Thanked
    500
    Reviews
    6
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Accidentally got Bactrim (antibiotic) in eye...

    So, I was just getting DS to take his Bactrim (for tonsillitis) and he accidentally squirted 3mls straight into my eyes.

    I washed it out straight away - and then had quick google but couldn't find much info - except that pregnant people should not use it. I'm 24 weeks and a worry wart!

    Does anyone know if it's bad to get in your eyes and if that amount ,washed straight out, is going to get into my system?

    I'm thinking not, but just thought I would put it out there in case someone had some actual answers.

    Thanks :-)

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    1,125
    Thanks
    298
    Thanked
    368
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    As long as you washed it out you would have absorbed an absolute minute amount, if any at all. Even taking a whole dose orally I doubt would affect the baby, it would have multiple amounts over a period of time to have any effects. I wouldn't worry about it at all

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Brisbane
    Posts
    1,768
    Thanks
    490
    Thanked
    442
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Wouldn't be worried at all pregnancy-wise, but how is your eye?

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    1,026
    Thanks
    1,231
    Thanked
    500
    Reviews
    6
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    A tad sore! The liquid hit them pretty hard :-)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Septrin Forte (Bactrim) anyone been on it?
    By Pinkzy in forum General Chat
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 10-09-2014, 20:32
  2. What do you accidentally know
    By Jensha in forum General Chat
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 08-09-2014, 14:13
  3. Antibiotic doses
    By WiseOldOwl in forum General Child Health Issues
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 02-03-2014, 06:40

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Hills Swimming
Swim with your friends and you will all get a 33% discount!* We have programs to suit all ages and abilities, with small classes held in our warm indoor 25 metre pool. Highly qualified teachers, and award winning programs. *conditions apply
featured supporter
Baby Sensory
Baby Sensory is the only baby programme that offers a complete approach to learning & development. Our classes offer an exciting world full of fun sensory experiences for parents and babies to enjoy.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!