Okumetil is a combined anti-allergic drugs, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-bacterial action. Okumetil reduces swelling and inflammation of the mucous membranes.
Structure and Composition
The main active substance of the preparation: 10 mg zinc, 10 mg of diphenhydramine hydrochloride and Naphazoline Hydrochloride 10 mg.
Auxiliary components: citric acid, benzalkonium chloride, methylene dye, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide, hypromellose, purified water.
Okumetil comes in the form of eye drops in the vial dropper 5-10 ml.
Pharmacological action Okumetila
Okumetil is the drug of topical active agents which block histamine receptors, relieve swelling of the tissues and have an effective vasoconstrictor effect. Naphazoline Hydrochloride reduce inflammation of mucous membranes, and zinc sulfate acts as an antiseptic.
Good reviews Okumetil received the drug is rapid action to effectively eliminate allergy symptoms of different etiology.
Okumetil indicated for acute and chronic conjunctivitis, allergic conjunctivitis and angular.
Positive feedback has Okumetil as a drug to reduce the symptoms of irritation of tissues, fatigue and inflammation of the mucous membranes of the eyes.
Instructions for use Okumetila
According to the instructions assigned Okumetil 1 drop in the conjunctiva 3 times a day. In the absence of a therapeutic effect over 70 hours after application, the formulation should be canceled.
In accordance with the instructions Okumetila patients working in hazardous occupations and to drive a vehicle, you should be careful.
Do not appoint Okumetil together with other ophthalmic drugs and anesthetics. Also, the drug can have negative effects when taken with drugs that stimulate the nervous system.
Some patients within 10 minutes after the installation of eye drops may occur blurred and decreased vision.
Zinc, which is part of Okumetila not compatible with ihtiola, protargola, silver salts and substances with alkaline content.
Instructions Okumetila prescribe the drug store bottle closed and using no contact with the pipette tip, maintaining the sterility of the drops.
Contraindication to Okumetila are:
- hypersensitivity and intolerance to the components of the drug;
- irritable and 'dry' eyes;
- closure glaucoma type;
- Pregnancy and breast-feeding;
- gastric and duodenal ulcers;
- bronchial asthma;
- epileptic condition;
- cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease, hypertension, ischemia;
- dysfunction of the thyroid gland;
- tumor-like formations of different etiology;
- Children up to age 3 years.
Precautions should be prescribed Okumetil patients taking medicines for high blood pressure and antidepressants.
Side effects Okumetila
Side effects of local types: allergic reactions, itching and burning eyes, redness, swelling of the eyes, dry eyes and blurred vision, weakness, sleepiness, inflammation of the tissues.
Side effects of the system such as: high blood pressure, arrhythmia and tachycardia, nausea, loss of coordination, reduced motor reactions, headaches and dizziness.
Chronic administration Okumetila may increase intraocular pressure and can cause irritation and swelling of the tissues caused by the drug.