Medicine Oftalmoferon: instructions for use
The medicine Ophthalmoferon is a complex antiviral ophthalmologic preparation intended for local use.
The medicine "Ophthalmoferon" describes the instruction as an effective remedy with local anesthetic, antimicrobial, regenerating, anti-inflammatory, immunomodulating properties. The drug is characterized by activity against many viruses, which leads to its use for the treatment of various ocular pathologies. The drug is produced in the form of eye drops. The active components of the agent are interferon alpha and diphenhydramine. The drug is implemented in polymer dropper bottles.
Indications for use
The drug "Ophthalmoferon" instructions for use recommends prescribing for the treatment of herpes, adenoviral, hemorrhagic conjunctivitis, point, tree, vesicular,potato keratitis. The tool helps against adenoviral keratitis, herpetic keratouveitov, keratoconjunctivitis. The drug is used for the treatment of stromal hermetic keratitis with corneal ulceration, as well as acute sluggish herpetic uveitis.
Contraindications and side effects
Drops "Oftalmoferon" instruction prohibits the use of hypersensitivity to the components of the funds components, especially diphenhydramine. Reviews indicate that after the use of the drug significant negative manifestations were not observed. In some cases, drops can cause tingling and itching of the mucous membrane of the eye. To use the drug during pregnancy and breastfeeding should be with caution, after comparing the potential benefits with the possible risk.
Medication "Ophthalmoferon": instructions for use
Means is used for eye instillations.At the acute stage of the disease, the drug is usually injected no more than eight times a day, instilling 2 units of solution into each conjunctival sac. After some time (after the localization of the inflammatory process) the number of instillationsreduced to three instillations per day. The duration of therapy is determined by the doctor for each patient individually. Standard treatment continues until all negative symptoms are completely eliminated.
Analogs and special conditions
In form and principle of action, the closest drug capable of replacing the drug Ophthalmoferon (eye drops) is Helepin-D. In addition, in ophthalmology actively use ointments, giving a similar effect. Such drugs include drugs "Zirgan", "Zovirax", "Virolex", "Bonafton". Popular is also the eye ointment "Acyclovir". With proper storage and compliance with the required temperature (8 degrees), drops of “Ophthalmoferon” can be used for two years. The cost of the drug may vary slightly in certain regions, it is about 260 rubles.