With the help of vision, we get all the most important information about the world around us.
But, unfortunately, over the years, vision gradually deteriorates, there are diseases that should be treated immediately, since it is difficult to restore spoiled vision.
When you go to the hospital after all the necessary examinations, the doctor prescribes the medicine.
One of these drugs can be a medicine Trusopt. These drops are a tool that is actively used in glaucoma.
Its main advantages are such moments as high efficiency, a small number of side effects, a good tolerance of the drug. In addition, the medicine does not cause changes in the size of the pupil.
- 1. Instructions for use
- 2. Side effects and contraindications
- 3. Storage
- 4. Price
- 5. Analogues
- 6. Reviews
- 7. It is important to remember
Instruction for use
About the required dosage andalso the method of reception can be read in the insert, which is in each pack. In addition to these data, instructions can also contain information on indications, storage conditions, and contraindications. The article also contains data on the approximate cost and possible analogs.
This information is necessary in order to make a complete impression of this medicine. Let us analyze them further.
Indications for use
The agent is prescribed for the treatment of such ophthalmic diseases as:
- Open angle glaucoma, as well as secondary, which proceeds without an angle block in the eye chamber;
- Pseudoexfoliation glaucoma is one of the varieties of open-angle glaucoma;
- Ophthalmic Hypertension.
The proper dosage of
When using Trusopt, instill one drop in each eye 3 times a day( in the morning, lunch and evening time).
When replacing other drops with Trusopt, treatment should be started the next day. If you want to combine the drug Trusopt with other drops, then after instillation of the first remedy should take at least ten minutes. After this, the second means is allowed.
Drops are produced as a clear solution. They include dorzolamide hydrochloride, as well as mannitol, sodium hydroxide, and hyethelose.
Combination of funds with Trusopt
Confirmed data on the combination of the drug Trusopt with other medicines is not available.
This drug is prescribed as a part of complex therapy with other drugs, including with eye drops for betaxolol and timolol, as well as diuretics, ACE inhibitors, NVPs, certain hormones, for example, insulin, estrogen, thyroxine.
Possible increase in side effects when taking inhibitors of carbonic anhydrase and drugs Trusopt.
The patient should notify the doctor of all medications taken, including those sold without a doctor's prescription. This information will help the doctor adjust the dosage if necessary.
Side effects and contraindications
The following table shows the adverse reactions of the body to the use of Trusopt drops, as well as contraindications to use:
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In case of an overdose, the patient is disrupted by the nervous system. Treatment should be symptomatic.
Do not use Trusopt during pregnancy and breastfeeding. This is due to the fact that the main substance has the ability to penetrate into the body of a baby.
If the medication is needed during the period of breastfeeding, the feeding ends one day before the medication is started. Back to breastfeed the baby can not earlier than seven days after the last drop was dripped.
The medicine of Trusopt should be kept indoors, the temperature in which will not exceed 20 degrees. This room should be cool, and also dry.
If you follow all the above recommendations, the medicine can be used for no more than a few years( 2 years).
After the vial has been opened, it is allowed to apply the remedy within two weeks.
The cost is affected by many factors, which include transportation costs, pharmacy mark-up, and the place of sale. In addition, it is worth noting that, depending on the country of implementation, the cost will also fluctuate.
This is primarily due to the fact that in different countries has its own currency, and accordingly the course. Attention! To clarify the cost information, contact the nearest pharmacy.
In Russia the price is 459-567 rubles .
Price in Ukraine
In Ukraine, the price ranges from 200 to 298 hryvnia .
Trusopt has only 2 analogs, but they are no less effective than the original. Such analogous medicines include Asopt and Dorzopt. Let's consider in more detail each of the preparations.
The drug contains brinzolamide - an active substance that has a similar effect on the eyes. The drug is produced in the form of drops for the eyes. The list of contraindications for a medicine is exactly the same as for the original.
Azopt has an extensive list of side effects. They can manifest themselves on the organs of vision in the form of such conditions as corneal erosion, eye pain, hyperemia, the appearance of infectious diseases, for example, sinusitis, nasopharyngitis, pharyngitis.
From the side of heart disease, the reaction can also manifest itself in the form of bradycardia or angina pectoris. From the side of the stomach manifests itself in the form of the appearance of any discomfort in the organs of the digestive tract. It also affects the central nervous system in the form of depression, etc.respiratory organs, for example, dyspnea.
In addition, it also affects the reproductive system, the musculoskeletal system, and also the hearing organs. It is also noteworthy that a prescription from an ophthalmologist is necessary to buy a medicine. The price ranges from 620 to 685 rubles .
This preparation contains dorzolamide as an active substance. The drug is available in the form of drops for the eyes. This antiglaukolnoe means, has no less effective effect than its analogues.
Contraindications the preparation has exactly the same as the original remedy, however, it should be used with caution in a variety of diseases, for example, diabetes, corneal swelling, liver failure, etc.
The drug Dorzopt has much fewer possible side effects, which are expressed in blepharitis, photophobia, keratitis, iridocyclitis, etc. When an overdose occurs, the patient is primarily affected by the central nervous system.
Symptomatic therapy is used to eliminate these symptoms. It is noteworthy that this drug can be bought only if you show the prescription from the attending physician. The price of the medicine is 340 rubles .
Reviews about the drug Trusopt are mixed. Some patients testify to the high efficacy of the drug, while others note that the drug did not have the desired therapeutic effect.
But all those who left feedback on the websites agree that the drug has a more extensive list of indications than its counterparts.
In addition, they note that, with all the necessary recommendations, the drug rarely causes side effects.
To cons, of course, you can include the price. Her patients consider it unreasonably high.
In addition, some patients are frightened by an extensive list of adverse reactions, which makes them refuse to take this remedy, buying a cheaper analogue Dorsopt.
It is important to remember
- To purchase the goods you need a prescription from the doctor.
- The medicine has the ability to influence the driver when they are behind the wheel.
- In the course of treatment, you should closely monitor your health. In the case of any abnormalities that are not related to the improvement of the condition, you should inform your doctor about it.
- Elderly patients may need a dosage adjustment.
- Avoid touching the tip of the bottle with the hand, cornea or any surfaces,in which case you can contaminate the tip, and with subsequent instillation the infection will fall into the eyes.
- Self-medication can aggravate a patient's condition, so doctors strongly do not recommend trying to cure yourself on their own.
- All the necessary examinations should be regularly performed during the treatment.
- If the treatment does not work, or if there are new symptoms, the medication should be stopped for an additional examination or a safer drug.