Solcoseryl eye drops: manual, price, reviews, analogs
Solcoseryl is a drug designed to activate the metabolic processes in the tissues of the body. This drug allows you to speed up and stimulate the processes that are associated with the restoration of damaged ocular tissues (conjunctiva, cornea).
Was solcoseryl is an activator of the implementation of metabolic processes in tissues. As its primary substances acts as a standardized dialysate obtained from the cells of dairy calves. The therapeutic effects of this drug is to:
- to normalize the process of aerobic metabolism;
- to stimulate the cell regeneration;
- to accelerate the regenerative processes in the eye tissues by improving metabolism;
- to prevent hypoxia in cells.
- to speed healing of the affected tissues;
- to reduce the likelihood of bulging scarring of the conjunctiva or the cornea.
Thus, it can enhance the resistance of tissues to hypoxia and increase of intracellular disposal. The result is a faster metabolism and increases energy resources cells.
Due to its gel-like consistency the product has excellent adhesion and uniformly covers the cornea for a long period of time, promoting rapid healing of the affected area.
The composition and form of issue
The tool is available in the form of eye gel, which has a dense and colorless texture. There is a tool in the box, the volume of which is 5 g. Active substance in it acts deproteinized dialysate of the blood of dairy calves, and benzalkonium chloride, carmellose sodium, disodium edetate dihydrate, sorbitol, water.
Indications for use
The tool is assigned when:
- injuries of the conjunctiva and cornea (including by erosion);
- burns that are of a different origin (chemical, UV, thermal, etc.);
- ulcer and corneal dystrophy;
- the «dry» keratoconjunctivitis;
- the xerosis: cornea if lagophthalmos.
The gel is also used after operations on the eyes in order to more quickly heal the scars. Can be assigned for a speedy adjustment to the lenses.
Method of application
Ophthalmologist appoints the dosage of this drug for each patient individually. But usually use gel 1 drop 3-4 times per day. Course of treatment lasts until full recovery.
If the disease is complex, of an application need to exercise every hour. In adapting to lens the procedure is carried out before installation of the lenses and after their removal.
You cannot use this gel:
- people with known hypersensitivity to the product;
- pregnant women;
- children aged under 1 year.
The use of this tool may cause side effects. May occur allergic reactions and cause a slight burning sensation of the organ of vision, which still does not serve the cause of the abolition of the use of the gel. Also may briefly fall vision.
Cases of overdose of the tool were noted. However, it is not recommended to use it beyond the dosage that is prescribed by a doctor. You should also apply Solcoseryl only after consultation with your doctor.
Interaction with other drugs
Was solkoseril can be used with many ophthalmic means. But it is important to observe the interval between the instillation. After using other ophthalmology products, this eye gel can be applied after 15-20 minutes. But you should know that local metabolites gel can reduce the effectiveness of such drugs as Idoxuridine and Acyclovir.
This gel to use whilst wearing lenses should not be, because it includes benzalkonium chloride, can lead to damage lenses. Since the use of this drug may reduce vision, it is recommended to drive vehicle or operate machinery that require attention, after 15-20 minutes after the use of Solcoseryl.
You cannot use gel pregnant and nursing women and children because there are no data on the impact of the drug on the body of these categories of people. The duration of the application Solcoseryl should not be more than 8-11 days.
Arkady, 43 years
«My work is connected with the tree, and once I got hit in the eye chips. Washed his eyes with warm water, but nothing helped, the piece of wood remained in place. Went immediately to the doctor. He said that my cornea is damaged. Foreign body doctor and got prescribed treatment. On my list was Solcoseryl gel. I read the manual, it is specified that applies to mechanical and chemical damage of the cornea. The drug helped. Among the shortcomings can be noted that the gel is not cheap.»
Victoria, 27 years
«I gel helped to get used to the lenses. On different forums and sites I read that to adapt to the eye lens is not easy. Can be frustrating and painful. But everything went fine for me, no pain when dressing lenses was not, because before doing this I applied the gel, Solcoseryl».
Similar to the gel can be any of the following medicines:
Replace the tool on the same should be only on the advice of a doctor. Doing it yourself is not recommended.
The cost of this drug at pharmacies in Russia varies in the range from 260 to 280 rubles.