In our time, healthy eyesight can boastunits. Who suffers from myopia, who is farsighted, someone has a congenital eye pathology, someone got it, like a squint, for example. All these ailments are not the simplest. But the most complex eye disease that a person has encountered in the course of his evolution is glaucoma.
Glaucoma is a lesion of the optic nerve forincreased intraocular pressure. The influence of such a process on the pupil leads to its complete dying and widening, due to which it spreads out, closing the eyeball, forming a bluish-green veil.
Glaucoma leads to a complete loss of vision. This ailment is very ancient and our ancestors did not know how to treat it, not now. Modern techniques and drugs can help prevent all the undesirable effects of glaucoma if its development is detected at the earliest stages.
If the disease is started, then it is possible to either surgical intervention or drug-assisted vision, which is less effective in the timely treatment measures taken.
And to detect glaucoma can only be regularvisiting the oculist. How long have you been visiting this specialist? Surely you suffer from red eyes, their fatigue after working at computer equipment, lack of sharpness.
Although the treatment of glaucoma today has advanced several times forward compared to previous years, the process of its treatment is not so simple. There are not so many medicines that help with this ailment.
One of the small number of effective drugs fromglaucoma, which many patients are saying today, are eye drops "Trusopt" of American production. You can buy them today in almost every pharmacy.
This medicine directly affects the declineintraocular pressure of the eye, due to which it is possible to achieve a balance of physiological work of all its components and not to endanger the dangerous death of the optic nerve. New drops for the eyes "Trusopt" are distinguished by a smaller set of side effects compared to other drugs, which is why they are so often found in doctor appointments. Medical luminaries today in their majority positively speak about this medicine.
Drops "Trusopt" - is a transparent medicala liquid that is produced in vials called droppers in the amount of five to ten milliliters. They are very convenient to use in practice. The drip dispenser makes it possible to accurately dose the solution, which is very convenient for instilling the eyes by the patients themselves.
The medicine "Trusopt" does not cause visual defects, such as blurred vision, loss of sharpness. The pupil does not narrow.
This tool can be found on sale under thethe name "Dorzolamide". You need to know this by asking in the drugstores the medicine "Trusopt" (eye drops). The instruction of the preparation indicates that the main active substance of the therapeutic solution is the element dorsolamide.
Auxiliary components of eye drops are sodium citrate, water, sodium hydroxide, mannitol, hydroxyethylcellulose.
Drug "Trusopt" instructions for usecharacterizes as an unsafe for general health remedy. His reception should be consistent and only under the supervision of a competent oculist doctor. Self-treatment of glaucoma with this drug, as well as, however, and others, is contraindicated.
The drug "Trusopt" (eye drops) instruction recommends the use in the following order:
- if the bottle is new, it is necessary to check the integrity of the protective strip, if there is no damage - remove it and open the drug solution;
- the top cap of the vial is opened according to the direction of the arrows indicated on it;
- after which you should tip your head back, lower eyelid eye to pull down so that between the eyeball and it formed a notch;
- turn the bottle down with a dispenser, direct it into the recess and drip the eye with one drop of solution, without touching the tip of the dropper to the surface of the eyeball and eyelid;
- if the dose of the drug is written out more, the actions need to be repeated;
- after carrying out the instillation procedure, the bottle is tightly closed with a cap;
- should be aware that to increase the opening of the tip, in order to speed up the process of therapy, it is impossible, since it is possible to violate the clear dosage of the medicine;
- Drops during the appointment should be carried with you and perform procedures strictly in time.
The drug from glaucoma "Trusopt" (eye drops) instruction recommends taking strictly according to the doctor's prescription. The dosage can not be adjusted independently, as it is possible to damage your health.
The duration of treatment for each patient is individual. Often drops are prescribed for administration three times a day. It is possible to use the drug with other eye solutions.
It is impossible to bury at the same time drops "Trusopt" and another medicine, the interval between their reception should be at least ten minutes.
If the prescribed dose is missed in time, buthour break is not too great, you need to immediately inject the solution, if the gap is large, the treatment is continued at the same dose, in no case doubling it.
If the dosage of the medication is impaired, consult a doctor who, after examining the eyes, will recommend further actions.
Attached to effective in the treatment of glaucomathe medicine "Trusopt" (eye drops), the instruction recommends that it be prescribed in cases of the need for continuous reduction of pressure inside the eyes. In primary glaucoma, it is attributed unambiguously, but in the secondary, careful eye examinations are necessary to obtain reliable data on their health in order to prevent deterioration of vision.
Drug "Trusopt", reviews of patients and doctors aboutwhich is confirmed by its effectiveness in regulating intraocular pressure and reducing the risk of death of nerve endings of the eye, it is not recommended to appoint people with diseases of the kidneys, liver, intolerance of the constituent elements of the drug.
The drug is prescribed for breastfeeding mothers, but it is not recommended to breastfeed during the period of taking this medication.
During the treatment of glaucoma with drops of "Trusopt" is notdrive independently transport, because there is additional strain on the eyes, do not perform work that requires special attention. Overstimulation of the eyes is not recommended for adults or older children.
No treatment solution is prescribed for children up to the age of three.
During treatment with the drug Trusopt, the patient should be observed with a doctor who monitors the K + content, the amount of electrolytes in the blood, and also its pH.
With caution should take a drop of face, wearing contact lenses, it is better during therapy to abandon their use.
People at risk of getting complications from taking drops "Trusopt" include elderly people, often they have a hypersensitivity to the main substance of the drug.
Drug "Trusopt" (eye drops), analogues of this drug, too, can cause significant side effects. These include the following:
- severe burning or itching in the eyes;
- severe irritation of the eyelids;
- progressive conjunctivitis;
- frequent headaches;
- skin rash;
- disorder of the central nervous system;
- nausea caused by bitterness in the mouth;
- manifestation of renal failure.
Reviews of those people who have been treated with thismeans, indicate that it is unambiguous to feel at least one of the listed side effects. There are pronounced symptoms of poor health, after which the drug is canceled in appointments, and it happens that the ailments are of an unstable fleeting nature.
Which medication can I replaceare the eye drops? Has a medicine "Trusopt" analogs, but they are not so much. These include the following drugs: Betoptik, Dorzopt, Dorzopt plus, Azopt, Kosopt, Timolol, Azarga, Fotil.
Above mentioned are the medicines "Trusopt" analogs,which can be replaced. But it should be borne in mind that there are more auxiliary components than dorsalamine in them. Consequently, these are not analogues in the composition of the drug Trusopt. Analogues on the effect on the physiology of the eye are much less expensive, but the effect from them is less pronounced.
Cost of a bottle of eye drops "Trusopt" inthe average is five hundred rubles. This is a relatively expensive drug on the market of foreign medicines. Despite the high cost, it is quite popular among those people who are struggling with a serious eye disease, and oculist doctors who have had a repeated opportunity to investigate the effect of these eye drops on restoring a full-fledged view of the patients.
Treatment of eye diseases should never be postponed until later. Take care of your vision always by regularly visiting an ophthalmologist.