Instruction for Azidrop
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Composition and form of release
Azidrop drops are a clear, oily liquid. The solution can be colorless or light yellow. The antibacterial effect is associated with the main substance - azithromycin dihydrate. As an excipient, the solution contains medium-chain triglycerides.
The drug is in disposable polyethylene bottles, which are fastened together. One package contains 6 bottles of 0.25 g each. Plus Azidrop drops are that there are no preservatives in its composition, but there is also a minus, because of their absence, an open bottle cannot be stored. After instillation, it must be disposed of along with the remaining product.
Pharmacological action Azidrop
The active substance of the drops belongs to the second generation macrolide-azalide antibiotics. The action of azithromycin is associated with a violation of protein synthesis, the structure of the RNA of bacteria. The therapeutic effect is noted after the first instillation, which is manifested by a decrease in eye puffiness, redness. The drug has a wide spectrum of action and quickly destroys pathogenic flora, so the duration of use takes 3 days.
Indications, contraindications for the use of drops Azidrop
The agent is used for inflammation of the mucous membrane of the eyes, which is caused by pathogenic flora sensitive to the active substance. Ophthalmologists prescribe a remedy for adults and children with purulent bacterial, trachomatous conjunctivitis. The agent should not be instilled if there is an increased sensitivity to the components in the composition, intolerance to azithromycin and other drugs from the macrolide group.
Drops are not prohibited for pregnant and lactating women.
The components of the solution practically do not penetrate into the general blood flow, their minimum level does not have a negative effect on the fetus. Azithromycin can pass into breast milk, and if applied topically, its levels in milk will be extremely low to harm a nursing baby. The manufacturer does not recommend using the drug in children under 1 year old, since there is no exact data on the safety of use at this age.
Instructions for the use of drops Azidrop
Before drops drip bottle with solution necessary to warm the hands to body temperature to avoid discomfort. Before the procedure, wash your hands with soap and water. The solution is instilled into the conjunctival sac - under the lower eyelid, for this it is slightly pulled down. It is forbidden to touch the tip of the dropper to eyelashes, skin, touch with your hands so as not to contaminate the solution.
1 drop of the drug is injected under the lower eyelid of the diseased eye 2 times a day. Duration of treatment is 3 days. If during the specified period the symptoms of the disease persist, an ophthalmologist's consultation is required. Dosage adjustment for children, the elderly is not required, the dosage is standard.
Side effects, overdose
When using Azidrop, side effects may occur. Local reactions:
redness of the eyes;
foreign body sensation;
swelling of the eyelids;
eczema of the eyelids.
From the side of the immune system, Quincke's edema is extremely rare. Overdose cases were not identified. One bottle contains the required amount of the active substance to have a therapeutic effect, but its concentration cannot cause an overdose, even if accidentally drunk.
The instructions indicate that the drug is used within 3 days, the duration of treatment should not be exceeded, even if there are residual symptoms of conjunctivitis. If the condition does not improve in 3 days, an ophthalmologist's consultation is required. During the treatment period, it is not recommended to wear contact lenses, if their use is necessary, they are removed before instillation and put on after 15-20 minutes.
There is evidence that with systemic use cases of fulminant hepatitis have been reported. When using local drops, such a complication does not arise, since the drug enters the general blood stream in a very small amount. If, after instillation, allergic reactions occur, the use of drops should be discarded.
After instillation, some people experience temporary blurred vision that goes away on their own.
When fogging, it is not recommended to get behind the wheel of a car, to do work that requires clear vision, attention until vision is restored. If several ophthalmic agents are prescribed for the treatment of eye diseases, the interval between instillations should be at least 15 minutes, the ointments are laid last.
Studies on the interaction of Azidrop drops with other drugs have not been conducted. Given that the concentration of azithromycin in the blood with the use of drops is minimal, negative interactions with drugs for oral administration are not expected. It is allowed to use the remedy in children, but it is not used to prevent conjunctivitis caused by bacteria in newborns.
Shelf life and storage conditions
Drops should be stored out of the reach of children and away from sunlight at temperatures from 2 ° C to 8 ° C. The antibacterial effect of drops persists for 3 years from the date of issue, which the manufacturer indicates on the package. After opening, the product cannot be stored.
Tatiana, 29 years old
Azidrop dripped to my son when he had conjunctivitis, his eyes were severely inflamed, yellow discharge appeared. I bought drops according to the prescription of an ophthalmologist, they dripped for 3 days. I noticed improvements on the second day, the redness decreased, the discharge became less. My son did not have any unpleasant sensations, conjunctivitis was cured, so my review of the drops is positive.
Andrey, 27 years old
I have been wearing lenses for a long time. Due to the fact that I have very sensitive eyes, inflammation often occurs. I have already tried many drops, most of all I liked Azidrop. Firstly, the remedy very quickly relieves inflammation, my effect is noticeable already on the first day. Secondly, the drug is in disposable bottles, it is very convenient to drip from them. Therefore, I recommend this tool to everyone.
Ekaterina, 29 years old
After swimming in the lake, my eyes were very sore. At home there were drops of Albucid, which I dripped to my daughter with conjunctivitis. They helped the child very well, but I did not notice the effect. I turned to an ophthalmologist, he said to drip drops of Azidrop for 3 days. I was satisfied with the action of the drug, the redness began to disappear the next day, the conjunctivitis completely disappeared in 4 days.
Terms of sell
You can buy Azidrop without a prescription.