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

DESOMEDINE 0.1%, eye drops in solution, box of 1 dropper bottle of 10 ml
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DESOMEDINE 0.1%, eye drops in solution, box of 1 dropper bottle of 10 ml >> Generic drug of the Therapeutic class: Ophthalmology
Active ingredients: Hexamidine

what is Desomedine eye drops ?

This medication is usually prescribed for:

  • Infection of the eye and its appendages
  • Bacterial conjunctivitis
  • Bacterial keratoconjunctivitis
  • Bacterial blepharitis
  • Bacterial dacryocystitis

what is Desomedine medication used for and indication?

This medication is a solution for instillations in the eye.

It is recommended in bacterial infections of the eye and its appendages:

  • conjunctivitis, keratoconjunctivitis, blepharitis, dacryocystitis.

Presentation (s) available for Desomedine 0.1%

2 presentations are available for this medication:

  • 1 polyethylene bottle (s) of 0.6 ml
  • 1 polyethylene bottle (s) of 10 ml
FEATURE DESCRIPTION
Pharmaceutical class not communicated
Active substance (s) per 100 ml: hexamidine (diisethionate) (100 mg)
General medicine no
Pharmaceutical form eye drops
Route (s) of administration ophthalmic
Selling price unregulated price
Social security reimbursement rate 0%
Laboratory (s) Laboratory (s) manufacturer Desomedine 0.1%
Conditions of issue available without prescription

Desomedine Dosage

Dosage / Method of administration / Frequency of administration

  • 2 drops 4 to 6 times a day.

Desomedine Contraindications

Never use DESOMEDINE 0.1 PERCENT, eye drops in a bottle in the following cases:

  • Allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the constituents.

IN CASE OF DOUBT, IT IS ESSENTIAL TO ASK FOR THE OPINION OF YOUR PHARMACIST OR YOUR DOCTOR.

How To Take Desomedine ?

Duration of the treatment

Processing limited to 10 days. Beyond that, the action to be taken should be reassessed.

how does Desomedine work?

Pharmacotherapeutic group: Antiseptic, ATC code: S01AX08

  • Hexamidine (belonging to the family of diamidines) is a cationic antibacterial agent and exhibits surfactant properties.
  • In vitro, its activity is exerted on Gram + bacteria and is not inhibited by pus, serum and organic debris.

How To Store Desomedine ?

  • Keep this medication out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the outer packaging after EXP. The expiration date refers to the last day of that month.
  • Store at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C.
  • This medication should not be stored for more than 30 days after opening the bottle.
  • Note the date of opening in plain text on the packaging.
  • Do not use this medicine if you notice any visible signs of deterioration.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via a wastewater treatment plant or with household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away the medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

Desomedine Side Effects

Like all medicines, DESOMEDINE 0.1 PERCENT eye drops in a vial can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • transient irritation and possible allergic reactions.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, or if any side effects get serious, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Desomedine Interactions

Not recommended associations

  • Given the possible drug interference (antagonism, inactivation), in particular with anionic compounds, the simultaneous or successive use of other antiseptics is not recommended.

Not applicable.

Effects on ability to Drive and use machines

  • Temporary visual discomfort may be felt after instillation of the eye drops in solution.
  • In this case, it is advisable not to drive or use machines until normal vision returns.

Warnings and Precautions

Special warnings

If there is no rapid improvement or if any new symptoms appear, such as redness or pain in the eye or blurred vision, stop treatment and contact your doctor.

Precautions for use

  • Do not touch the eye with the end of the vial.
  • Close the bottle carefully after use.
  • In the event of concomitant treatment with another eye drops, wait at least 1 5 minutes between each instillation.

IF IN DOUBT, DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK FOR THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHARMACIST OR YOUR DOCTOR.

NEVER LEAVE WITHIN THE REACH OF CHILDREN.

PREGNANCY & BREAST-FEEDING & FERTILITY

  • This drug should be used with caution during pregnancy and lactation.
  • In general, you should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medication.

What happens if I overdose from Desomedine ?

If you take more DESOMEDINE 0.1%, eye drops in solution than you should:

  • Immediately consult your doctor or pharmacist.
  • In case of overdose, rinse with sterile physiological serum.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you forget to take DESOMEDINE 0.1%, eye drops in solution:

  • Not applicable.
  • Not applicable.
  • Not applicable.
  • Not applicable.

What happens if you stop taking Desomedine ?

If you stop taking DESOMEDINE 0.1%, eye drops in solution:

  • Not applicable.
  • Not applicable.
  • Not applicable.
  • Not applicable.

If you have further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

What is  Forms and Composition ?

SHAPES and PRESENTATIONS

  • Eye drops in solution.
  • 0.6 mL vial (overwrapped per box of 10) or 10 mL vial (PE) with perforating cap (PP).
  • 10 mL transparent dropper bottle (LDPE) with white cap (PP) and safety ring (PP).
  • Not all presentations may be marketed.

Other shapes

  • DESOMEDINE, mouthwash, 55 ml pressurized bottle
  • DESOMEDINE 0.1%, eye drops in solution, box of 1 vial of 10 ml
  • DESOMEDINE, mouthwash, 30 ml pressurized bottle
  • DESOMEDINE 0.1%, eye drops in solution, box of 10 vials of 0.60 mL
  • DESOMEDINE 0.1% Nasal sprays 10 ml bottle

Desomedine COMPOSITION

  p bottle
  0.6 ml of 10 ml
Hexamidine di-isethionate  0.6 mg 10 mg
  • Excipients: sodium chloride, boric acid, borax, purified water.
  • Excipients with known effect: boric acid, borax.

NOT’s

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Additional information:

  • General explanation about dealing with the medicine: how to take the medicine, the doses and times of it, the start and duration of its effectiveness, the recommended diet during the period of taking the medicine, the method of storage and storage, recommendations in cases for forgetting the dose and instructions to stop taking the drug and take additional doses.

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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