Octylium is a medicinal product that has a vasoconstrictor effect.
The drug starts to act after a few minutes( 2-3 minutes) after administration and continues its action for a long period of time.
Oktilia remedy is actively used in ophthalmology to eliminate eye swelling and hyperemia.
How should I take this medicine correctly? With this and other questions about the drug, we will go further in our article. Also at the end of the article you will find feedback about eye drops for Octillia.
- 1. Complete instructions for taking
- 2. Side effects of
- 3. Storage of
- 4. Price of
- 5. Possible analogs of
- 6. Review of opinions of patients
- 7. Tips for
Complete instructions for receiving
MedicationOctilia is prescribed in cases when the following factors are adversely affected by the eye:
- radiation from a computer;
- bright lighting;
Often the reason for prescribing the medication is skin hyperemia.
How to use
To achieve the maximum effect, one or two drops must be instilled one time three times a day. It must be buried in every conjunctival sac of the eye.
For children older than six years, the drug is prescribed in a dosage of 2-4 drops a day, children between two and six years of age are prescribed 2-3 drops.
The maximum duration of therapy is several days( up to four).
The drug is available in the form of drops for the eyes, which is presented as a clear liquid.
Active component is tetrisoline hydrochloride .Additional elements are such components as potassium dihydrogenphosphate, sodium edetate, chamomile water and purified sodium chloride.
Caution should be exercised when taking concomitantly with MAO inhibitors and other drugs that increase blood pressure, such as antidepressants.
It is necessary to inform the doctor about taking any other drugs so that the doctor can correctly choose the dosage or drug.
Side effects of
Sometimes the body of the patient can give a response, which is expressed in the manifestation of such conditions as:
- sharp increase in pressure inside the eye, mydriasis, hyperemia, burning sensation;
- nausea, headache, tremor, insomnia, hyperglycemia, any deviations from the normal functioning of the heart, dizziness;
- itching, swelling, redness of the skin, tremor.
In case of an overdose, the patient has convulsions, cyanosis, arrhythmia, drowsiness, bradycardia, coma or even death. It should be borne in mind that the risk of progression of an overdose in a child is very high.
As treatment, take activated charcoal, rinse the stomach and take medicine to eliminate those symptoms that are present. To reduce pressure, you should appoint phentolamine at a dosage of 100 mg, which should be taken orally.
Oticlia is not prescribed if there are such conditions as:
- the age of the baby up to three years old;
- dry eye syndrome;
- Allergy to individual components of the medication.
With increased caution, the drug is prescribed for increased blood pressure, arrhythmia, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, heart disease, arrhythmia, aneurysm, IHD, and pheochromocytoma.
It is not recommended to take Oticlia during pregnancy. If the reception is still vital, then the use of the remedy is allowed only under the close supervision of the physician. A pregnant woman should regularly undergo all necessary examinations, take a number of tests, and regularly appear at a doctor's appointment. Only with strict adherence to these requirements can we talk about effective treatment for the matter and safe for the child.
During the period of natural feeding, this remedy can also be prescribed, however, only a physician can decide whether to use it. If he allows the reception of funds during breastfeeding, the girl should carefully monitor her and the state of the child.
If suddenly he began to feel bad, then the reception should be temporarily suspended. If during this period of time his condition is normal, then this tool is absolutely not suitable for you. In this case, you should choose a safer analog.
The medicine should be in a dark room, the temperature in which should not exceed 20 degrees. In addition, the selected location should be cool enough. In no case should the drug be given to children, sincewhen ingested a child may die.
If you follow all the recommendations for taking the medicine, you can use it for four years. Overdue product is not allowed for further use, becausesuch a drug will not have a positive effect, and sometimes even cause significant harm to the patient.
Cost factors are influenced by factors such as the mark-up of the pharmacy, the costs incurred by the company when transporting goods from one place to another, and the place of sale. Depending on the country, the cost will vary significantly. To clarify the cost, contact the nearest pharmacy.
The average price is 272 rubles .
In this state the price is 127.96 hryvnia .
Drugs that can replace the original are such medications as:
|Montevizin( in drops)|| |
The cost is 138 rubles. The main element is tetrizolin( represented as hydrochloride).
The drug has a large list of contraindications, so before using it, you need to consult a doctor
|Vizin||The cost of the medicine was set at around 151 rubles. Visoptik is another cheap analogue of Romanian production. Its cost is somewhat lower, although|
Review of the opinions of patients
Reviews about this drug are mixed. To the pluses, patients attribute high drug efficacy, a minimal list of contraindications, and side effects.
To the minuses, they relate a relatively high cost, and they are frightened by the consequences of the onset of an overdose. Because of this factor, some of the patients refuse to take the remedy, replacing it with a safer means. There are reports that the medicine did not have any therapeutic effect.
- at the time of treatment is better at all to give up driving;
- you need to be extremely careful while driving;the drug has an effect on the human CNS;
- is not recommended to continuously use the drug for more than four days;
- it is necessary to remove the lenses 15 minutes before the medication;
- for the purchase of the drug you need a prescription from your doctor;
- self-treatment in rare cases is of a positive nature, so doctors strongly recommend that when the first symptoms come, seek medical help.
For the prevention of
The following exercises will help improve vision: