Retinalamin - drug used in ophthalmology to improve the functional state of the retina.
Structure and Composition
The drug is released in the form of a lyophilisate for the preparation of a solution for intramuscular administration parabulbarly and in the form of a porous mass or a white powder. One vial contains complex polypeptide fractions of retinal pigs or cattle - 5 mg.
In bottles of 5 or 10 pieces.
Retinalamin virtually no analogues. At the same indications can be used the following antioxidants (parabulbarnom) - Mildronat or Emoksipin. By analogues Retinalamin may also include drug Cortexin.
The pharmacological action of the drug
Peptide bioregulators, tissue regeneration stimulant. It stimulates the cellular elements of the retina and the photoreceptors contributes to improving the work of the outer segments of photoreceptors and RPE dystrophy. It restores the light sensitivity of the retina.
It promotes normalization of vascular permeability and stimulation of reparative processes for injuries and diseases of the retina.
According to the instructions Retinalamin indicated for the treatment:
- peripheral and central tapetoretinalnoy abiotrophy;
- diabetic retinopathy;
- compensated primary open-angle glaucoma;
- postinflammatory and posttraumatic central retinal dystrophy.
The drug is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to its components, as well as during pregnancy.
Dosing and dosing regimen Retinalamin
According to the instructions Retinalamin parabulbarly or intramuscularly administered 5-10 mg once daily. Duration of treatment - from five to ten days. If necessary, a repeated course of therapy after 3-6 months.
Terms of a solution Retinalamin
The contents of the vial should be diluted in one or two ml of water for injection, Novocaine (procaine) 0, 5% NaCl solution or 0, 9%.
In the opinion of Retinalamin may cause allergic reactions.
No reviews Retinalamin regarding overdose has been reported.
Conditions and terms
Retinalamin refers to List B drugs with a shelf life of no longer than 36 months.