Virolex eye ointment: manual, price and analogues
Virolex is a eye drug. The main range of its activity is the fight against viral infections, which are often encountered in ophthalmology. We are talking about infections caused by viruses of the family of herpes viruses. The mechanism of its therapeutic action is based on the fact that it inhibits DNA synthesis required for the formation of new viral particles. It is very important that the drug has no negative effect on the genetic material of normal cells. This is due to the fact that the sensitivity of viral enzymes is higher than the enzyme systems of the human body.
The composition and form of issue
Chemical components Wireless are:
- acyclovir is a substance that shows antiviral activity;
- vaseline is giving the drug form of ointment.
Virolex available in the form of an ointment for the eyes. In one aluminum tube contains 4.5 g of the drug.
Method of application
Apply Virolex as follows:
- rate of laying is up to 5 times throughout the day;
- laying the drug, moving the lower eyelid;
- treatment usually lasts from one week to one and a half, in some cases it may be longer;
- after the main course of treatment is necessary still three days of application of prophylactic.
If you have individual hypersensitivity to any component of this tool unusable. This is the main contraindication.
Only rarely may develop side effects. They can be the following:
- burning sensation and itching in the eyes;
- redness of the eyes;
- the appearance of pain;
- a rash on the skin of the eyelids.
Side effects requires a visit to the ophthalmologist.
Special instructions should be performed in the treatment of Virolex. This will allow you to minimize the risk of adverse reactions and maximize therapeutic efficacy of this drug. Special instructions are as follows:
Analogue drug with antiviral activity are the following:
- Aktipol and others.
With the help of these drugs you can make replacement Wireless. But this issue should be dealt with only by an ophthalmologist, as each drug has its indications and contraindications that must be taken into account.
The price of the drug Virolex in pharmacies of Russia is from 100 to 200 rubles.