Maxitrol eye drops: manual, price, reviews, analogs
Maxitrol is an ophthalmologic drug. It has antimicrobial action broad-spectrum, which is associated with the combined structure of this tool. Besides, it has anti-inflammatory activity, including against allergic reactions. All this determines its high therapeutic activity and rapid relief of pathological symptoms.
The composition and form of issue
Part of the drug is presented as a component of antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory. The first is realized at the expense of Neomycin and Polymyxin, which are hand-picked at the optimal dosage, the second is provided by Dexamethasone. All this defines a fairly extensive list of indications for the use of Maxitrol. Additional substances that are part of the drug allow him a long time to maintain its medicinal properties. However, in some cases they can lead to the development and adverse reactions (side effects).
Maxitrol is available in special vials, whose volume is 5 ml. They have a convenient system that allows easy dosing of the drug during instillation. In addition, these bottles are protected from infection during treatment.
Method of application
The basic rules that must be followed when using the drug Maxitrol, are as follows:
- in each eye instilled one or two drops;
- the time between instillation can range from 4 to 6 hours, taking into account the half-life of the drug. The main factor that determines the time interval of instillation is the severity of the clinical symptoms of infectious-inflammatory process;
- the duration of treatment in each case should be determined individually and jointly with your doctor to avoid side effects and other adverse reactions.
Contraindications should be considered before beginning treatment. This is a required component of any treatment process that does ophthalmologist. In the presence of at least one contraindications the use of this tool is highly undesirable.
These clinical situations include the following:
- viral infection of the eye;
- fungal diseases of the eyeball;
- tuberculous lesions in ophthalmology;
- hypersensitivity to any component of the drug – both the basic and additional;
- ulcerative lesions of the corneal membrane;
- state after extraction of foreign bodies;
- pregnant patients;
- nursing of the patient.
Special caution should be exercised in the presence of elevated intraocular pressure and clouded lens. In these cases it is necessary to carefully monitor visual function during treatment.
Sometimes the treatment Maxitrol may be accompanied by side effects. These include the following:
- the feeling of sand in eyes;
- conjunctival redness;
- swelling of the shell with subsequent blurred vision;
- rash on the eyelids allergic origin and swelling;
- clouding of the lens;
- periodic increase in intraocular pressure;
- secondary activation of a bacterial infection, etc.
Specific instructions you must adhere to in the course of treatment Maxitrol. These include:
Oksana, 29 years
«I started with redness of eyes and watery eyes. Ophthalmologist was diagnosed with «conjunctivitis» and prescribed eye drops Maxitrol. With conjunctivitis handled quickly, as drops do not cause any discomfort and are effective. Already in the first days I felt improvement eyes brightened, tear much less. And after a week of use on the conjunctivitis was out of the question».
Natalia, 24 years
«I have on the lower eyelid formed a small abscess, which on the second day inflamed a eyes. The doctor diagnosed «barley» and prescribed drops Maxitrol. They are a little pricey, but the ophthalmologist recommended that the tool is as effective and fast. The first improvement after the use of medication was observed on day 5, when the swelling began to decrease, and the pus to come out. I think the barley is a remedy ineffective.»
Some analogues are used in some situations where the use of Maxitrol is not possible. The main alternatives are the following:
- Colbiocin and others.
The price of the drug Maxitrol ranges from 300 to 400 rubles.