Levomycetin drops for eyes
Levomycetin droplets are one of theforms of production of the drug levomitsetin, which is an antibiotic with a wide range of uses, and the antibiotic is strong and effective, since it is applied with an important caveat, that is, when other drugs have proved ineffective in combating certain bacteria. Consider, for the treatment of which such eye drops are shown.
Levomycetin eye drops: indications
Drops are used in various kinds of treatmenteye infections (in particular, conjunctivitis - inflammation of the outer shell of the eye, and blepharitis - inflammation of the edges of the eyelid), and also for preventive purposes, aimed at preventing the development of the abovementioned ailments.
By providing a bacteriostatic effect,levomitsetinovye drops, drenched in the eyes, reliably prevent the proliferation of pathogens. In this case, the therapeutic concentration of the drug when administered locally is created in the vitreous body (a transparent mass that fills the entire cavity of the eyeball), a transparent ocular (cornea), a shell of iridescent, watery moisture. However, the lens itself does not penetrate the droplets.
Levomycetin Drops: Instruction
Before assigning the patient levomycetin topically in the form of eye drops, it is necessary to determine whether the microflora that caused the disease is susceptible to the antibiotic.
As a rule, in the treatment of eye diseases(blepharitis, keratitis, conjunctivitis) a 0.25% or 1% solution of the antibiotic levomycetin is used. In the case of the development of such an infectious eye disease, as trachoma, which often leads to blindness, 1-10% liniment is used locally.
For drops with levomitsetinom there are the samecontraindications, as for other forms of release of this antibiotic. In no case should one deal with the uncontrolled administration of drops and apply them in the treatment of mild forms of infectious processes, especially when it comes to small patients.
You can not use drops with angina, colds, SARS, ARI, and pregnant, lactating and breast-feeding.
Antibiotic is not prescribed in parallel with thoseproducts that oppress hemopoiesis (cytostatics, pyrazodone derivatives, sulfonamides). Due to the fact that there is a risk of changing metabolism, do not use this antibiotic together with butamide, difenine, barbiturates, neodicumarin.
Contraindicated levomitsetin with individual antibiotic intolerance, oppressed hemopoiesis, as well as skin diseases such as eczema, psoriasis, fungal infection of the epidermis.
With caution should be used such antibiotic if the patient in the history of his illness (anamnesis) there are records of the presence of allergic reactions to medication.
Drops with levomycetin: side effects
When instilled into the eye of levomycetin, local allergic reactions may occur.
Levomycetin Drops: Use in Veterinary Medicine
In addition, that this antibiotic is effective fortreatment of eye diseases in humans, it is often prescribed by veterinarians to four-legged patients, also suffering from conjunctivitis and other infections. It should be remembered that contraindications and side effects in drops remain the same as those described above. Therefore, no matter how much you want to cure your dog or cat as soon as possible, it is better not to use the drug yourself. Only a qualified veterinarian can give correct information on how, how much and in what dosage to treat the animal with such a strong antibiotic as levomycetin.