Oculotect


Oculotect

"Oculotect" is used in the treatment of dry eye syndrome, also called Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), keratitis sicca or "'xerophthalmia".It is available over the counter and is usually found in the form of sterile eye drops or ointment. It contains retinol, which is vital for the eyes, and povidone (polyvidone) 5%. Ocolutect does not contain preservatives.

Indications for use

Relief of dry eye symptoms; as a tear substitute when preservative use may be contraindicated or considered inadvisable. It is also sometimes used for the treatment of corneal ulcers as it covers the cornea with a protective layer and helps in the healing process. It can also help contact lens wearers who complain of dry eyes. Patients with severe occular allergies may experience dry eyes and the medication is particularly useful in such cases as it blocks out allergens such as pollens and dust mites.

The drug is also prescribed to people suffering from Recurrent corneal erosion.

Contraindication/s

Known allergy (sensitivity) to any of the eye drops ingredients .

pecific precautions

The drug has not been tested on animals, children or pregnant patients, so it is advisable to consult an ophthalmologist before using Ocultect.

Adverse drug reactions

Since the drug does not contain active chemical ingredients, no adverse reactions are expected. Blurred vision, itching and burning sensation can sometimes appear shortly after application. These are usually short-lived and should not be a cause for concern.

External links

* http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/medicines/100001914.html


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 11103-57-4 — Vitamine A Vitamine A (Rétinol) Ecriture topologique du Rétinol Général Nom IUPAC Tout trans 3,7 Dimethyl 9 (2,6,6 trimethyl 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 68-26-8 — Vitamine A Vitamine A (Rétinol) Ecriture topologique du Rétinol Général Nom IUPAC Tout trans 3,7 Dimethyl 9 (2,6,6 trimethyl 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • A313 — Vitamine A Vitamine A (Rétinol) Ecriture topologique du Rétinol Général Nom IUPAC Tout trans 3,7 Dimethyl 9 (2,6,6 trimethyl 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Acide retinoïque — Vitamine A Vitamine A (Rétinol) Ecriture topologique du Rétinol Général Nom IUPAC Tout trans 3,7 Dimethyl 9 (2,6,6 trimethyl 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • C20H30O — Vitamine A Vitamine A (Rétinol) Ecriture topologique du Rétinol Général Nom IUPAC Tout trans 3,7 Dimethyl 9 (2,6,6 trimethyl 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Provitamine A — Vitamine A Vitamine A (Rétinol) Ecriture topologique du Rétinol Général Nom IUPAC Tout trans 3,7 Dimethyl 9 (2,6,6 trimethyl 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rétinol — Vitamine A Vitamine A (Rétinol) Ecriture topologique du Rétinol Général Nom IUPAC Tout trans 3,7 Dimethyl 9 (2,6,6 trimethyl 1 cy …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rétinène — Vitamine A Vitamine A (Rétinol) Ecriture topologique du Rétinol Général Nom IUPAC Tout trans 3,7 Dimethyl 9 (2,6,6 trimethyl 1 cy …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vitamine A — (Rétinol) Écriture topologique du Rétinol Gén …   Wikipédia en Français


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.