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Taufon

Eye drops Taufon are used as a local remedy to improve tissue trophism in ophthalmic diseases.

Indications of the toughfoot

Appoint Taufon to adult patients for the treatment of dystrophic disorders of the ocular retina:

  • with hereditary taperotorhinal ambiotrophy;
  • with dystrophic changes in the cornea;
  • with age, traumatic or radiation cataract.

In addition, Taufon is often used to activate the process of restoring the organ after corneal injuries.

Taufon can be effective in patients with glaucoma, as a means of lowering intraocular pressure.

Release form

Produced Taufon in the form of ophthalmic drops: the active ingredient is taurine, and an auxiliary - injectable water.

The solution is clear, without a specific color. Packed in special drip tubes of 1 ml. A cardboard package may contain five or ten tubes.

Pharmacodynamics

Taufon drops belong to amino acid agents that activate the reparative and reparative reactions in the dystrophic pathologies of the eye retina, with mechanical trauma to the organs of vision, with ophthalmic inflammatory diseases that occur against the background of a sharp disorder in metabolic processes.

Taufon is a substance that contains sulfur in its composition. This allows the solution to create favorable conditions for stabilizing the functionality of cell membranes, improve energy and metabolic processes, maintain a constant composition of electrolytes in the cellular cytoplasm, inhibit synaptic transmission.

Pharmacokinetics

After the drop of Taufon drops on the mucous membrane of the eye, a specific effect of the drug is observed, which increases as the drug penetrates into the eye tissues. The use of Taufon in standard quantities is not accompanied by systemic reactions.

Use of the toughfoot during pregnancy

At present, it is not known whether Taufon has any influence on the course of pregnancy and the fetus. Since studies on this subject have not been conducted, it is not recommended to apply Taufon to pregnant and lactating patients.

Contraindications

Do not use Taufon for the treatment of patients who are hypersensitive to individual components of drops of Taufon, or to the drug as a whole.

Relative contraindications are pregnancy, breastfeeding and children's age: the possibility of using Taufon during these periods is estimated by the doctor individually.

Side effects of the toughfoot

In isolated cases, there were side effects during treatment with drops of Taufon:

  • allergic processes;
  • redness of the conjunctiva;
  • itching, burning;
  • lacrimation.

Dosing and administration

Before applying Taufon drops to their intended purpose, it is necessary to hold the tube with a solution in hand beforehand, so that it warms up to body temperature.

  • Patients with cataracts drip 2-3 drops of Taufon up to 4 times a day. The duration of therapy is 12 weeks. Treatment can be repeated in a month.
  • Patients with traumatic lesions of the eyes are dripping 2-3 drops of Taufon up to 4 times a day for 4 weeks.
  • Patients with retinal dystrophy or with penetrating damage to the Taufon cornea are subconjunctivally injected: 0.3 ml of a 4% solution daily for 10 days. Treatment can be repeated after 6-7 months.
  • Patients with open-angle glaucoma drip 2-3 drops of Taufon twice a day, about half an hour before applying Timolol. The duration of therapy in this case is determined individually.

Overdose

 To date, there is no evidence of a possible overdose of Taufon.

Interactions with other drugs

The combination of Taufon and Timolol leads to a better lowering of intraocular pressure.

If the introduction of several local ophthalmic agents is to be expected, 10-15 minutes between applications should be expected. In this case, ophthalmic ointments are used last.

Storage conditions

Sealed Taufon tubes are kept in cool dark places, with a temperature of up to + 15 ° C. It's impossible to freeze Taufon.

Children should be restricted to drug storage facilities.

Shelf life

Packages with Taufon drops are stored up to 2 years. An open tube with Taufon should be used for three days.

Last update: 01.06.2018
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