Ciprofloxacin eye drops: manual, price, reviews, analogs
Eye drops Ciprofloxacin belongs to antibiotics of fluoroquinolone used in ophthalmology and ENT-practice. The mechanism of action is based on inhibition of bacterial DNA gyrase, the violation of DNA synthesis, reducing growth and division of bacteria. Able to exert a pronounced morphological changes and induce rapid cell death of bacteria.
Ciprfloxacin able to have an effect on the bacteria in a state of growth, reproduction and dormancy. Resistance to the drug develops slowly, after the application of ever-present microorganisms. In addition, the bacterial cells remains of the enzymes suspensive effect of ciprofloxacin.
The composition and form of issue
Eye drops are available in the form of a clear solution of light yellow color. Main active ingredient: ciprofloxacin hydrochloride.
Additional substances: disodium salt, alcohol, solution for infusion, the sodium salt of acetic acid, atanova acid, benzalkonium chloride, water.
Form of issue: 0,3 % eye drops in plastic vials-droppers with a nozzle with a capacity of 3 and 5 ml.
Method of application
Ciprofoxacin exchange for the treatment of ophthalmic diseases:
- blepharitis and blepharoconjunctivitis;
- ulcers of the cornea;
- keratitis and keratoconjunctivitis;
- of dacryocystitis in the chronic form;
- «barley» (Maronite);
- top uveitis;
- eye infections as a result of injuries and contact with foreign substances;
- prevention of infections before and after surgery.
When infection of the eye in light and medium form of Ciprofloxacin was instilled into the lower conjunctival SAC every 4 hours in the amount of 1-2 drops. In severe instill 2 drops every hour until improvement occurs. The dose and time interval was further enhanced.
After each use the cap on the bottle should be tightly closed, to avoid touching the pipette to the tip of the eye.
Duration of treatment depends on the type of disease, forms its severity, the average is 2-3 weeks.
It is strictly prohibited to take Cipro:
- in the period of breastfeeding;
- children and adolescents under 18 years of age
- when individual sensitivity to the drug components;
- in viral keratitis.
Data on overdose lacking. In case of accidental ingestion, the possibility of intoxication is unlikely due to the minimum content of the drops in the bottle.
Ciprofloxacin is small amount of side effects. Possible local manifestations in the form of allergies, itching, irritation. Gastrointestinal — nausea.
In the area of the conjunctiva may become red immediately after instillation.
Rarely observed tearing, swelling of the eyelids, dread of light, the feeling of sand in eyes.
Sometimes immediately after the injection there may be a reduction in focus of view.
Ulcer of the cornea in rare cases it is observed white deposits.
Very rarely occurring inflammatory processes in the cornea, clouding of the cornea, white spots and sprouting of blood vessels in the cornea.
Care is needed when taking Ciprofloxacin to patients with blood circulation disorders in the brain, lesions of the vessel walls of the brain, non-specific reactions of the organism.
If after instillation of Ciprofloxacin noted prolonged or gradually increasing redness of the inner shell of the century, the reception to stop.At the time of treatment should stop wearing soft contact lenses. Allowed the use of hard contact lenses. Before burying them, to remove, to carry drip a drug, in 20 minutes, insert again.
The drug can reduce the visual acuity that you need to consider persons administering car, working with accurate instruments, tools and mechanisms. In such cases, caution in the use of ciprofloxacin.
Important! If after you lose the clarity of vision should be from work, requiring the exertion of vision, symptoms.
Hope is 27 years old
«Drops Ciprofloxacin I took in combination with other drugs when I have on the right eye appeared barley. Dripping as written in the instructions — in conjunctive bag, so you need to do in order that the infection does not enter the other eye. Barley I was treated for several weeks. About this tool, I can say that it is effective and not expensive».
Maria, 23 years
«I Ciprofloxacin helped to quickly cope with conjunctiva. I tried many drugs. Buried one drop three times a day. After a few days it passed. However, after applying a little sting the eyes, but it passes quickly. The important thing is that the result is good!»
The average cost of a domestic drug manufacturer is from 16 rubles. Ciprofloxacin manufacturers will cost 130 rubles.