What Medication Should I Take for Pink Eye?

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There are three kinds of pink eye: viral, bacterial and allergic pink eye. In most situations pink eye is mild and can be easily cured. If your situation is not severe, you can treat it naturally: keeping your eyelids clean and putting cold compresses on your eyes. Besides, some medication can help you get a relief from pink eye quickly. Here are some medicines you may take:
  • Antiviral medication: It should be prescribed by a doctor.
  • Antibiotic eye drops: It should be prescribed by a doctor for bacterial pink eye.
  • Antibiotic ointments: It should be prescribed by a doctor for bacterial pink eye.
  • Artificial tears: It can be bought without a doctor’s prescription.
  • Some allergy medications: It can be bought without a doctor’s prescription for allergic pink eye.
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