Medicine for conjunctivitis - individual selection

June 20, 2014

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 Medicine for conjunctivitis selected individually as conjunctivitis can be caused by different reasons. In addition, matters and the patient's general condition, age, presence of any common chronic diseases, immune status, and so forth. As a rule, the treatment is applied more conjunctivitis medications with different mechanisms of action.


Medicine for conjunctivitis with antibacterial effect

Antimicrobials used not only in the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis, but the treatment of any other types of conjunctivitis to prevent bacterial infection.

Medicine for conjunctivitis in adults - it's mostly broad-spectrum antibiotics Broad-spectrum antibiotics - not only treat but also cripple  Broad-spectrum antibiotics - not only treat but also cripple
 . These include: tetracycline eye ointment, eye ointment and drops on the basis of fluoroquinolones.

Conjunctivitis tetracycline ointment when applied for a long time and with success, as tetracycline is a broad-spectrum antibiotic exhibiting activity against the majority of bacterial conjunctivitis. Assign a 1% tetracycline eye ointment 2-3 times a day, her for a lower eyelid in the form of a strip 1, 5 cm. The course of treatment - 7-10 days, if necessary, it can be extended by a doctor. In recent years, the increase in resistance (stability) of infectious agents to tetracycline.

The best cure for bacterial conjunctivitis - this medicine on the basis of fluoroquinolones, such as 0, 3% eye drops and eye ointment ofloksotsin. Drugs in this group are highly effective, they practically do not develop resistance bacterial microflora. Apply a drop of ofloxacin (floksal) 1 drop in the conjunctival sac of the patient eyes 2-4 times a day, and ointment floksal for a lower eyelid of the patient's eyes in the form of strips of a length of 1, 5 cm 2-3 times a day, in the case of chlamydia - 5 times a day.

Sofradeks at conjunctivitis applied in cases when the disease is accompanied by a strong inflammatory or allergic component. This combined drug for local use, which is composed of two antibiotics of different groups (framycetin sulfate and gramicidin) and glucocorticoid hormone dexamethasone Dexamethasone - one of the most effective glucocorticosteroids  Dexamethasone - one of the most effective glucocorticosteroids
 With a strong anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic effect. Apply it 1-2 drops in each affected eye up to 6 times a day or more often (by a doctor) for 7 days. Sofrodeks contraindicated in viral and fungal conjunctivitis, tuberculosis Eye Tuberculosis of the eye - how to recognize the disease  Tuberculosis of the eye - how to recognize the disease
   and glaucoma, as well as of its components are hypersensitive.

Sulfacetamide 30% with conjunctivitis used as an antibacterial agent, it was instilled to 6 - 8 times a day for a week.

Furatsilin conjunctivitis when used as a means for washing the eyes with purulent inflammatory processes in a solution of 1: 5000. For the same reason applies when miramistin conjunctivitis.

Cure conjunctivitis children with antibacterial action - is, for example, 0, 25% collyrium chloramphenicol, its one drop is instilled in both eyes of 4-5 times per day. Babies can also be used Sofradeks, sulfacetamide 15%, and furatsilin miramistin. Sometimes children prescribed penicillin by conjunctivitis, but do yourself is not worth it, because not all pathogenic bacteria are sensitive to penicillin.


Medicine for conjunctivitis with antiviral and immunostimulatory effects

For topical treatment of viral conjunctivitis in adults used drugs interferon and deoxyribonuclease drops. For ever and lay the antiviral ointment (eg bonaftonovuyu or florenalovuyu). When herpes conjunctivitis used drugs based on aciclovir Acyclovir - as it is safe?  Acyclovir - as it is safe?

Interferon is used in the conjunctiva, and as an antiviral and as immunostimulatory agent, so it can be part of an integrated treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis also. Thus, combined with the eye drops oftalmoferon conjunctivitis have antiviral, immunomodulatory and anti-allergic effect. The structure consists of drops of interferon and diphenhydramine. Contraindications for the use of drops is only individual intolerance of components. Oftalmoferon appoint 1-2 drops 6-8 times a day.

Also has immunomodulatory effects derinata solution for external use (active substance - deoxyribonucleat). It stimulates cellular and humoral immunity, increases nonspecific resistance of the organism that facilitates the rapid cupping events conjunctivitis. Derinat at conjunctivitis used as eyedrops, burying 1-2 drops into the conjunctival sac twice or three times a day for 1-1 months 5.

Finally, such a drug as vizin when conjunctivitis is used as a vasoconstrictor, decongestant. Indications for its use is a significant swelling and irritation of the eye, including allergic conjunctivitis when. Drops vizin contraindicated if you are hypersensitive, glaucoma and children up to two years.

Medicine for conjunctivitis the doctor should be selected individually for each patient.

Galina Romanenko

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Antibiotics for conjunctivitis - accelerating recovery

June 21, 2014

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 Antibiotics for conjunctivitis is often part of the comprehensive treatment. Basically, they are prescribed for bacterial conjunctivitis origin, which are easily treatable. At the same time, the antibiotics may be included in the treatment of any conjunctivitis for the prevention or treatment of bacterial complications.


Antibiotics for conjunctivitis in adults

A special feature of bacterial infections is a rapid development of resistance (insensitivity) to antibiotics. conjunctivitis in this regard is no exception. Adults who often one reason or another often take antibiotics to fully experience this problem. So today, experts recommend for the treatment of adult patients with bacterial conjunctivitis, apply the medication on the basis of fluoroquinolones - drugs antibacterial broad-spectrum resistance to infectious agents which almost does not develop.

Ofloxacin (floksal) is produced in the form of 0, 3% eye drops, and 0, 3% ophthalmic ointment. For topical administration the therapeutic concentration of drug achieved in the eye tissues. Drops instilled 1 drop in the conjunctival sac of the patient eyes 2-4 times a day, it is not recommended to use the drug for more than two consecutive weeks.

Eye ointment floksal for a lower eyelid of the patient's eyes in the form of strips of length 1, 5 cm 2-3 times a day, in the case of chlamydial infections - 5 times per day. Sometimes the doctor prescribes for a day floksal drops at night - eye ointment floksal. Such treatment is optimal because it provides a bacterial effect during the day.

Contraindications for use floksala are pregnant, breast-feeding Breastfeeding - a personal choice  Breastfeeding - a personal choice
   breast and increased sensitivity of the patient to the drug. In addition, its use is not recommended for children under 8 years old. It is not recommended as the drug during wearing contact lenses. Due to the possible development of photophobia during treatment should avoid prolonged exposure to bright light and wear sunglasses.

Side effects floksala may appear as allergic reactions, transient redness of the conjunctiva, the appearance of a burning sensation and itching in the eyes, dryness of the conjunctiva, photophobia, lacrimation, in some cases, may appear dizziness Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet  Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet
 . After applying the ointment floksal because the film on the front surface of the eye temporarily reduced visual acuity, which should be considered when driving a car.


Antibiotics for conjunctivitis in children

In the treatment of conjunctivitis in children antibiotics are also important. But fluoroquinolones experts try not to assign children, especially under the age of 8 years. The most effective antibiotic Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?  Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?
   for treating bacterial conjunctivitis in children is chloramphenicol, which is produced in the form of eye drops (0, 25% solution). This broad-spectrum antibiotic which is substantially not absorbed into the blood and does not have a general (systemic) action. At the same time it inhibits the livelihoods of the majority of opportunistic and pathogenic bacteria that cause bacterial conjunctivitis. With chloramphenicol eyedrops 3-5 times a day for a drop in both eyes. The treatment course - 10-14 days. Drops with chloramphenicol is prescribed for children with four months of age, they are well tolerated in children, but can cause allergic reactions.

1% eye drops futsitalmik - antibiotic for topical use in ophthalmology polycyclic structure refers to a group fuzidin- .  Active against most bacteria, infectious and inflammatory diseases of the conjunctiva .  Babies futsitalmik prescribed eye drops, regardless of age (they can be used from birth) 1 drop in both eyes 2 times a day, course of treatment - a week .  Prolonged use of drops can lead to superinfection caused to the drug resistant organisms, including Candida species . Drops fuzitalmik well tolerated by children of any age, contraindications to their use is the only child hypersensitivity to the drug .  Occasionally there are side effects such as allergic reactions, burning, itching and dryness in the eye, a brief blurred vision, conjunctival redness, tearing and acute conjunctivitis .  During treatment is not recommended to wear contact lenses Contact lenses - whether they can completely replace the glasses?  Contact lenses - whether they can completely replace the glasses?
 As microcrystals main active ingredient of the drug may cause scratches on the lens or cornea.

Antibiotics are widely used in the conjunctiva, but picks up their doctor on a preliminary examination of the patient, taking into account the sensitivity to antibiotics of the bacterial microflora.

Galina Romanenko

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