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Optimmune Eye Ointment (3.5g Tube) Prescription Required

Prescription Upload Attached ? Upload a digital copy of your prescription from your vet. You will still need to post a hard copy to:
PO BOX 11216
Palm Beach 3151
Prescription On File ? To be used when we already have your original prescription or has been emailed to us from your vet and you would like a repeat. Prescription sent to email ? Select if you have personally emailed us a digital copy of your prescription. You will still need to post a hard copy to:
PO BOX 11216
Palm Beach 3151
Prescription emailed directly from Vet Practice ? If your vet practice has emailed your prescription to, there's no need to send us a hard copy.

Active Ingredients:  Each gram contains 2mg cyclosporine

ManufacturerMSD Animal Health

Prescription Medicine:

This is a prescription medicine, it is only available only under an approved veterinary authorisation. Please ensure that you have read the "How to Order Prescription Medicine" "Order Prescription Medication" page before ordering this item.

All prescription medicines on the Your Pet PA website are purchased through veterinary wholesalers the same as those used by your Vet. All our products are ACVM or NZULM listed and identical to those used by your Veterinary Surgeon. Please call or email us if you have any queries about any of the products on our site.

* Prescription Animal Remedy (PAR) Class 1. For use under the authority or prescription of a veterinarian. Registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997.

ACVM # A007869




Commonly asked questions about Optimmune Eye Ointment:

What is Optimmune Eye Ointment?
Optimmune is a prescription eye ointment that contains the immunosuppressant Cyclosporine. Dogs can suffer from a range of eye conditions that cause dryness, discharge, and discomfort. Optimmune can help relieve the swelling and irritation caused by persistent eye conditions caused by immune system disorders.

Why do cats and dogs use Optimmune?
Optimmune is often prescribed to treat two of the most common eye conditions in dogs -- keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) and chronic superficial keratitis (CSK).
Optimmune is also prescribed to treat other immune-mediated eye problems.

What else should I know about Optimmune?
Optimmune will control symptoms of KCS and CSK, but will not cure the conditions. Lifetime use is required. Store Optimmune at room temperature away from moisture and sunlight.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Optimmune?
It may take weeks to notice improvement and see if the Optimmune is working.
Optimmune may cause mild burning, stinging, irritation, or redness of the eye.

How do you use Optimmune?
Use proper administration techniques to avoid contamination of the Optimmune. Keep the cap on when not in use. Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressant. Wear gloves when handling the medication to protect yourself. Wait 5 minutes after applying Optimmune to the eye before administering any other eye medication.

What is in Optimmune?
The drug in Optimmune is Cyclosporine. Cyclosporine suppresses the immune system.

Prescription Medications

Your PetPA facilitates the supply of restricted veterinary medicines (veterinary prescriptions) and is approved to do so by the Ministry of Primary Industries. When purchasing prescription medication through Your PetPA you know that:

  • All prescription medication supplied is sourced from New Zealand veterinary wholesalers.
  • All prescription medication available is registered with the New Zealand Government under the ACVM Act 1997 (Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines).

All prescription medication listed on the Your PetPA website is available for supply on acceptance of your order by our team and on receipt of the original prescription.