Dexon eye drops: manual, price, reviews, analogs
Dexon is an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory agent, used topically in ophthalmic diseases.
The effect this drug has with two main components: neomycin and dexamethasone. Neomycin is an antibacterial drug from the group of aminoglycosides. Has a deleterious effect on many microorganisms. To this substance the resistance is small, and it is very slow.
Dexamethasone is glukokorticosteroida, which has anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory effects. Dexamethasone in conjunction with neomycin reduces the likelihood of infections. Tool in small quantities into the blood system that can cause various side effects.
The composition and form of issue
The tool is available in the form of drops for the eyes, solution of which is colorless (or light yellow) and sterile. Drops go in the bottle, whose volume is 5 ml Active ingredients of the drops are neomycin and dexamethasone. Subsidiary are sodium hydrophosphate dihydrate, disodium edetate, benzalkonium chloride, sodium chloride, creatinine, metabisulfit sodium, propylene glycol, water.
Indications for use
Dexon applied at:
- blepharitis, in which the damaged epithelium;
- keratitis (chronic, acute, bacterial);
- otitis externa.
They are also used to prevent inflammation of the anterior segment of the organ of vision after surgery.
Method of application
If the infectious process refers to a medium gravity, in the eyes instilled 1-2 drops after 6 hours. In severe infectious process drops instilled 1 hour, while the frequency of instillation is reduced to the extent that, as the symptoms of inflammation are reduced.
You can not use the tool if:
- hypersensitivity to its components;
- tuberculous disease of the eye;
- diseases of the cornea and conjunctiva viral nature;
- mycobacterial infections of the eye and ear;
- infectious processes in the conjunctiva, with a purulent character;
- fungal infections;
- the age of 18 years.
The tool must be carefully used for patients with cataracts and glaucoma, as well as older people that have present the risk of ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity.
Due to the use of this drug possible side effects:
- itching and swelling of the eyelids;
- increased pressure inside the eye;
- the development of glaucoma;
- conjunctival redness;
- the defeat of the optic nerve;
- slow healing of wounds;
- the development of secondary infection.
If Dexon used for a long time, can thin the cornea, increased pressure inside the eye and cataracts.
Specific information about overdose Dexone not available. However, the possible overdose manifestations of local character. Some antidotes to the drug is not available. If you experience any of the symptoms associated with overdose should stop taking the drug. Treatment should be symptomatic.
Interaction with other drugs
The tool is incompatible with streptomycin, monomitsin, as it can increase ototoksicescoe action. Also not prescribed the drug, along with anesthetics, as aminoglycosides may impair neuromuscular transmission. When sharing drops with m-anticholinergics may increase the pressure inside the eye.
When using Dexona along with other drops for eyes it is necessary to observe the interval between drops in 10 minutes.
In pregnancy, the tool is used only when absolutely necessary and when the effect is expected to be greater than the risk to the fetus. Components Dexone can stand out with breast milk, for this reason, during therapy, this means you must stop breastfeeding.
Tool is used only externally. During treatment data drops do not use the lenses. The tip of the vial do not touch any surface to avoid re-infection of cured eyes.
When using Dexone with aminoglycoside antibiotics should monitor the number of components of the drug in the blood serum. To store drops should be away from children and in a dark place.
Inna, age 36
«Dexon drops was prescribed to me by etc. The result pleases me very much. Redness and inflammation of the eye take place very quickly. Too bad that not all pharmacies can buy».
Natalia, 29 years
«I use this drug in the spring. When everything starts to bloom, the eyes become red, itchy and watery. Drip during the week and all the symptoms disappear. And her husband used for otitis media, as Dexon is eye and ear drops. They are suitable and recommended by the doctor.»
Similar to this tool are:
The same drug can be prescribed only by an ophthalmologist. Independently to replace the prescribed drug is not recommended.
The cost of these drops in Russian pharmacies is from 105 to 130 rubles.