Sofradeks - antibiotic broad-spectrum drugs.
The drug has a pronounced bactericidal effect.Sofradeks contains Dexamethasone, neomycin, gramicidin, thus it has an active effect on gram-positive bacteria, including Staphylococcus aureus, dysentery bacillus, Escherichia coli.The instructions to Sofradeks noted that the drug poorly active against streptococci, no effect on the anaerobic flora, fungi, viruses.Dexamethasone actively influences the course of the carbohydrate and protein metabolism, has anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic effects, thus reducing the symptoms such as itching, pain, tearing.Neomycin and gramicidin have a bactericidal effect, prevents the growth of Gram-positive microorganisms.
Sofradeks produced in the form of ointment in tubes of 5 g, in the form of drops in 10 ml vials.
in an ointment drug used for the treatment of eye diseases in adults and children in a small amount twice a day.In the case of use m
drug is used during the week, except in the case of positive dynamics of disease.The course is repeated use of the drug only on prescription.
Sofradeks used in the treatment of infectious diseases, which include bacterial infections of the eyes, weighed down by severe inflammatory and allergic manifestations, barley, blepharitis (inflammation of the edges of the eyelids), infected eczema eyelids, keratitis, scleritis (inflammation of the opaque layer of the eye), acute and chronic otitis media (middle ear infection), allergic conjunctivitis.
In a review of Sofradeks said that use of the drug may be associated with side effects such as cataracts (a disease that leads to clouding of the eye lens), burning, itching, skin inflammation;long-term use may Sofradeks gradual decrease in the thickness of the eye membranes (thinning of the cornea), increased intraocular pressure.
The instructions to Sofradeks noted that the drug has a long list of contraindications, which include fungal and viral diseases, purulent inflammation of the eyes, tuberculosis, increased intraocular pressure (glaucoma), immunity or hypersensitivity to Sofradeks components.
must be remembered that the drug and analogs Sofradeks include neomycin component having ototoksichnostyu.Therefore, it is possible that the use of Sofradeks can lead to hearing damage.Care should be exercised when administering the drug to infants and toddlers.
When using the drug and analogs Sofradeks should refrain from driving and using machinery requiring enhanced visual concentration.
Sofradeks during pregnancy and lactation has not been experimentally confirmed.
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