Oftagel: manual, price, reviews, analogs
Oftagel, which is a gel eye karatopraklieva action, used in «dry eye syndrome» or irritation of the organ of vision replace the natural tear fluid.
Its main purpose is to protect and moisten the cornea. Is composed of carbomer that increase the viscosity of the tears, the formation on the cornea the protective film, increasing the thickness of the aqueous and mucin layers of moisturizing film. It perfectly eliminates the unpleasant sensation of dryness of the organ of vision. It also can reduce excessive secretion of tears, which is a compensator in the «dry eye syndrome». Oftagel not absorbed into the blood and digestive tract.
The composition and form of issue
Produced gel in a bottle that has a volume of 10 ml (pipette). Main component is carbomer. Auxiliary – benzalkonium chloride, sorbitol, sodium acetate, polyvinyl alcohol, lysine monohydrate, water.
Indications for use
Recommended for use in such cases:
- when there is «dry eye syndrome»;
- the organ of vision irritated under the influence of adverse external factors;
- there are not enough tear fluid;
- identified dry keratoconjunctivitis;
- discovered Sjogren disease;
- identified Stevens-Johnson syndrome;
- in case of irritation, dryness, burning eyes;
- if you use contact lenses when there is dryness of the eyes;
- in diseases of the eyelids when the cornea does not have contact with a tear;
- when there is a need to moisturize the eyes with their diseases, inflammatory disorders, injuries, colds of the body.
Also Oftagel used after laser or surgical operations that were done on the eyes.
Method of application
Instillation in the eye should be only with clean hands. Apply the gel 1-2 drops per day up to 4 times. The number of uses per day depends on how severe the symptoms are. For backfilling it is necessary to reject the head back and pull down your lower eyelid. Pipette with gel should not touch the eye as this can cause irritation to almost cured the body. The drug can be used long-term because of the addiction it causes.
It is not recommended to use the gel, people who have hypersensitivity to its components.
In General, the gel is well tolerated by patients, but sometimes it is the appearance of these side effects:
- irritation of the organ of vision;
- allergic reactions (eg, burning, redness of the eyes);
- blurred vision (occurs immediately after treatment, but subsides quickly).
About overdose Afterellen information is not available. But eye contact a large number of this means you should rinse them with water.
Interaction with other drugs
It is not recommended to use Oftagel with other eye because there is a possibility that it will increase the time of absorption. But if you want to use several tools, it is used in the least, 15-20 minutes after the previous drug.
When you use the gel should remove the lens because it has benzalkonium chloride, leading to softening and discolouration of the lenses. Use them again only after 20 minutes. When you use gel can briefly decrease the vision. Therefore, if a person will operate machinery or drive a vehicle need to wait until vision normalizes. Stored the bottle upside down, to a substance which in use is received faster.
Positive. About eye gel Oftagel buyers respond mainly positively. They noted that the gel helps to cope with «dry eye syndrome». It moisturizes, cleanses, eliminates itching and reduces fatigue. When backfilling does not cause irritation.
Negative. Among the shortcomings identified — high cost of the drug, and that it is problematic to use together with contact lenses.
Analogues of this drug which has exactly the same composition, we do not currently have. But as artificial tears can be used:
- Visine Pure tears;
In the Russian drugstores he is from 180 to 240 rubles.