Taufon - ophthalmic formulation, the recovery of the retina.
The main active ingredient of the drug and analogs taufonom taurine is an amino acid which is synthesized in the body during the transformation of cysteine.
Taurine is found in some foods. Helps to optimize energy processes in the body, has been actively involved in fat metabolism. It was established experimentally that the drug acts as an amino acid that is responsible for the transfer of excitation in the nerve tissues. Taufon has anticonvulsant properties which, has cardiotropic impact.
The preparation and analogues taufon stimulate regeneration processes at dystrophic changes of the retina, traumatic disorders of the eye tissue. In medical use the drug is available as a 4% aqueous solution.
The drug is prescribed for adults Taufon for the treatment of lesions of the retina: tapetoretinalnoy degeneration, corneal dystrophy, senile, diabetic, traumatic and radiation cataracts. Furthermore, the drug is used as a means to stimulate the reparative processes in traumatic injuries of the cornea. In a review of taufon also noted the effectiveness of the drug as a tool that facilitates the process of normalization of intraocular pressure in glaucoma.
The instructions to taufon said that cataract drug must bury two or three drops of two to four times daily for three months. A month later, repeat the treatment. In traumatic lesions of the eye Taufon administered in the same dosage as the cataract. For the treatment of degenerative diseases of the eye, as well as in penetrating injuries of the drug administered under the outer membrane of the eye at 0, 3 ml of a 4% solution once a day for ten days. Generally, treatment is repeated six to eight months.
Possible allergic reactions in case of hypersensitivity to the active components taufon.
Interaction with other drugs taufon
When using taufon may experience increased hypotensive effect in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma.
Features of the application taufon
The instructions to taufon said that before the first application of a new vial should be possible to tighten the cap. For piercing holes in the vial using a spike, which is on the inner side of the cap. Before use, the vial should be heated to body temperature. Treatment solution is instilled into the eye, light pressure on the walls of the vial. After the drug should be firmly tighten the cap.
The tube with the drug should be stored in a place protected from direct sunlight, at temperature not exceeding 15 ° C.