GENAC eye drops  Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Precautions & Warnings

GENAC eye drops
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Generic drug of the Therapeutic class: Ophthalmology
Active ingredients: Acamprosate

what is GENAC eye drops  medication used for and indication?

Promotes the healing of corneal ulcerations of traumatic origin.

GENAC eye drops  Dosage

  • 1 drop, 4 to 5 times per 24 hours, in the affected eye (or eyes).
  • The duration of treatment should not exceed 8 days.

GENAC Contraindications

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how does GENAC eye drops  work ?

EYE HEALING.

N-acetylcysteine ​​is an inhibitor of collagenase, a proteolytic enzyme secreted in large quantities during any lesion of the epithelium and causing the degradation of polypeptide fibers of corneal collagen.

GENAC eye drops  Side Effects

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GENAC eye drops  Interactions

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Drive and use machines

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Warnings and Precautions

Wearing contact lenses

  • The lack of improvement in symptoms after 8 days of treatment requires further medical advice.
  • Taking into account the pathology treated and the presence of benzalkonium chloride in the ophthalmic preparation, the wearing of contact lenses should be prohibited throughout the duration of the treatment.

PREGNANCY & BREAST-FEEDING 

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What happens if I overdose from GENAC eye drops ?

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What should I do if I miss a dose?

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What is  Forms and Composition ?

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Active ingredients: Acamprosate

Excipients with known effects Benzalkonium chloride

Other excipients: 

  • Dithiotreitol
  • Trisodium phosphate dodecahydrate
  • Calcium edetate sodium
  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Hypromellose
  • Purified water

Other information

  • Pharmaceutical form: Eye drops
  • Route of administration: Ophthalmic
  • ATC code: S01XA08
  • Pharmacotherapeutic group: Acetylcysteine
  • Prescription and delivery conditions: Medicinal product withdrawn from the market on 12/22/2015
  • Specialty Identifier Code (CIS): 67034433
  • Actual benefit (SMR): Low
  • Laboratory holder AMM: Laboratoires genevrier (08/09/1993)
  • Operating laboratory : Laboratoires genevrier

This medicine does not belong to any generic group.

Sources:

  • Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) of French and European marketing authorizations (AMM)
  • Drug interactions booklet from the National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM)
  • ANSM generic directory
  • Prices and reimbursements from the Economic Committee for Health Products (CEPS)
  • Information from laboratories holding Marketing Authorization (see above in the “Other information” tab of this page)
  • Wholesaler distributors information
  • Health insurance (CNAMTS): guide to long-term assignments (ALD)
  • Technical Agency for Information on Hospitalization (ATIH): CIM10 classification
  • World Health Organization (WHO): ATC classification
  • European Pharmacopoeia: Standard Terms and EPhMRA Classification
  • Ministry of Health: doping substances

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Special warnings:

  • For pregnant and breastfeeding women, the elderly, boys and drivers, and use before surgery.

Side effects:

  • It treats possible side effects and drug interactions that require attention and its effect on continuous use.
  • The information contained in this medicine is based on medical literature, but it is not a substitute for consulting a doctor.

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