Montevidean eye drops: manual, price, reviews, analogs
Montesin is a vasoconstrictor which is used for the treatment of ophthalmic diseases. Has a decongestant effect on the mucous membranes of the eye.
Montesin is an alpha-agonist, which is designed to narrow the blood vessels and relieve swelling of the body.
Vasoconstrictor effect is observed in just a few minutes after application and this effect lasts from 4 to 8 hours. When used topically tool has a low degree of absorption in the blood.
The composition and form of issue
Montevidean is use eye drops that represent a clear and sterile solution. The active ingredient in them acts of tetrahydrozoline hydrochloride, and sub – benzalkonium chloride, disodium edetate, sodium chloride, boric acid, sodium tetraborate, water. Available in bottle, having a volume of 10 ml.
Indications for use
Drops are used for:
- edema, and conjunctival redness in the manifestations of allergic nature;
- swelling and redness of the conjunctiva, which arose because of the following reasons: from exposure to smoke, smog, after a long driving, reading books, etc.
Remember that when the various stimuli of the organ of vision, should be immediately contacted for consultation to the ophthalmologist, who will identify the causes uncomfortable sensations in the eyes and the appearance of irritations and prescribe timely treatment.
Method of application
Bury the tool 2-3 times a day, 1-2 drops. If the expected effect of the drug is not observed in 48 hours, then you must stop its use. And then seek the advice of a physician.
- in case of intolerance of components drops;
- dystrophy of the cornea, which is the endothelial-epithelial;
- children who have not attained 6 years of age;
- during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Caution the tool is used for those patients who have high blood pressure, rapid heartbeat, aneurysm, diabetes, as well as for those who take the drug, leading to increased blood pressure.
When using Montevina may cause local and systemic side effects. Local manifest:
- elevated pressure inside the eye;
- reddening of the organ of vision;
- the dilation of the pupils;
- increased secretion of tears;
- the emergence of unpleasant sensations in the body (burning).
System-wide side effects include:
- increase in blood pressure;
- cause dizziness;
- the appearance of weakness and drowsiness;
- cause nausea;
- the emergence of palpitations;
- the appearance of disorders in the heart;
- allergic manifestation.
If there is overdose, it can cause the following symptoms:
- occur rapid heart rhythm;
- increase in blood pressure;
- occur pulmonary edema;
- to experience cramps;
- to occur cardiac arrest;
- to increase the body temperature;
- appear lethargy, and sleepiness.
Usually overdose happens if a child swallows the drug. Then you want to wash out the stomach, activated charcoal was used, and drugs to reduce blood pressure and body temperature, and can be performed by inhalation of oxygen.
Interaction with other drugs
Incompatible drops with anaesthetics (inhalation), MAO inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants, maprotiline. Therefore, he is assigned only to the doctor. The doctor prescribes is compatible with the data drops for the treatment of eye diseases, if necessary.
Is necessary before use drops to remove the lens, and 15 minutes after instillation, you can wear them again. Avoid drug overdose and its frequent use, this especially applies to children. In a period when the treatment is carried out these drops, the person better not to drive and work with mechanisms, which demand increased attention, as possibly impaired vision.
Important! If after a couple of days the drops do not have the desired effect, or deterioration occurs, in which the eyes redden even more, the burning sensation persists, and there is pain, floaters, vision loss, it is recommended to disable the use of the drops and see your ophthalmologist.
Alina, 29 years old
«I work at a computer monitor, so the visual load impact on the eyes. They are often tired, red, watery. For a long time buried eye Vizina, which relieve symptoms of fatigue. One day a friend of a pharmacist, knowing about my problem, advised to use eye drops Montevidean, that the composition is not inferior to Vishnu, and are much cheaper. I drop approached, the result of applying I am fully satisfied.»
Dimitri, 34 years
«I think many working at the computer, a familiar feeling of pain in the eyes and redness. The same problem came to me, and the employee was advised to drop Montedison, which, according to her, quickly relieve the symptoms of tired eyes. However, I after treatment it got worse: there was burning, his eyes began to blush even more and slezotechenie».
Analogues Montevina are the following:
- Berberil N;
Replace the data drops on analogues alone is not worth it. It is better to seek the advice of a ophthalmologist.
The cost of this tool in Russian pharmacies varies from 85 to 120 rubles.