Danzil - popular eye (and also ear) drops, which are designed to treat a wide range of diseases. But that these drops do not do much harm, but, on the contrary, could be extremely beneficial, it is very important to apply them correctly. We will figure out in which cases their application will be appropriate - and how to use them so that they help you overcome the existing problem.
- 1Description of the preparation
- 2Pharmacological action and group
3Indications and contraindications in use
- 3.1In pregnancy
- 3.2To small children
- 4Possible complications caused by the drug
Description of the preparation
Danzil is a bactericide that helps with infectious eye diseases.
The drug contains ofloxacin, as well as additional substances such as benzalkonium chloride, chloride and sodium hydroxide, hypromellose, edetate disodium and hydrochloric acid.
The drug is produced in special vials with a stopper-dropper in a dosage of 5 milliliters.
Pharmacological action and group
The drug is antimicrobial. Its main active substance is synthetic fluorinated quinolone, which shows an excellent antibacterial action against gram-negative microorganisms and slightly less effective in relation to gram positive.
The mechanism of action is explained by the inhibition of DNA gyrase in microorganisms, resulting in the destabilization of their DNA with subsequent death.
Indications and contraindications in use
The drug is indicated for the prevention of infections in ophthalmic operations and in the presence of infectious eye diseases.
The application is carried out depending on what kind of problem the person has. It is the type of disease that determines the approach to therapy:
- With a bacterial ulcer of the cornea, during the day, one drops every 1-2 hours, then, at night, every 4 and 6 hours.So it is necessary to do the first two days. After that, half a week should be instilled in 1-2 drops every hour, and then reduce the frequency of up to 4 times a day for another half a week.
- In keratitis, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, meibomite and dacryocystitis, one drops every 1-2 hours every 3-4 hours for the first two days, and then reduces the frequency of instillation up to 4 times a day.
Drops can also be used to treat ear diseases, but this is a topic for a separate material.
Contraindications that are inherent in this drug include the following:
- otitis non-bacterial species;
- other non-bacterial eye diseases;
- hypersensitivity to the drug or its individual components.
During the course of treatment with this drug, it is strongly recommended not to wear soft contact lenses. Rigid are permissible, but they must be removed before direct burial, but only after a while. It is also strongly recommended to wear sunglasses to avoid the potential development of photophobia.
The drug is not recommended for use during pregnancy and the period of breastfeeding.
In some cases, the doctor may authorize the use of this medication, provided that the risks of abstaining from its use exceed the risks from its use.
To small children
The drug is prohibited for children up to one year of age..
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Possible complications caused by the drug
The drug can cause some side effects, which are manifested in very rare cases, but still can manifest, because it is clearly not worth dumping them. These side effects, among other things, include the following manifestations:
- small but pronounced tenderness in the ear;
- ringing in the ears, sometimes turning into temporary loss of hearing or in external manifestations of otitis;
- slight burning and discomfort when instilled in the eyes, which, however, go through a while;
- hyperemia of the conjunctiva;
- pain in the eye, keratitis;
- sensation, as if there is a foreign body in the eye;
- photophobia, accompanied by lacrimation or, conversely, dry eyes;
- itching in the eye;
- swelling occurring in the peri-ocular area;
- headaches, nausea, dizziness, in rare cases, stupor.
If these manifestations made themselves felt in sufficiently large volumes, then the drug should be discontinued promptly, and then replaced with something else. The doctor can offer an adequate alternative, based on the symptoms and characteristics of side effects.
The situation with drops of Dancyl is approximately the same as with other drops. If you apply them correctly, then gradually they can help overcome negative symptoms, if, on the contrary, it is incorrect to apply them and bring everything to the appearance of side-effects, these drops can even be are dangerous. For any serious negative manifestations, please contact the doctor to adjust the course of treatment and, possibly, replace drops with some effective alternatives.
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