The composition of the eye drops contains the active substances: dextran and hypromellose.
Additional components: disodium EDTA, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, benzalkonium chloride, hydrochloric acid, sodium hydroxide and purified water.
Drops are produced. A natural tear in the form of a solution for instillation into the eyes. The drug is packaged in 15 ml dropper bottles.
Drops for eyes A natural tear is intended to fill the deficit of tear fluid and moisturize the cornea.
Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
The preparation contains a water-soluble polymer system, which, in combination with the produced tear fluid of the eyes, improves the hydration of the cornea. This ensures the hydrophilicity of the corneal surface as a result of conventional adsorption processes at the interface between the surface of the cornea and the tear fluid film. As a result of mixing the drug and the tear film, the stability of the corneal surface increases. In addition, the irritation caused by dry eye syndrome is reduced, and the drying of the cornea is prevented.
It is noted that drops can be held for a long time on the cornea, although they do not have a high viscosity. After a single instillation, the effect of the solution persists for at least 90 minutes.
The substance that is part of the drug hypromellose possesses high molecular weight, provides its slow absorption.
Indications for use
Eye drops A natural tear is prescribed for:
- dry eye syndrome;
- the need for relief corneal syndrome accompanied by discomfort, burning, a feeling of the presence of a foreign body and other unpleasant symptoms.
To refrain from using drops should be:
- hypersensitivityto their components;
- childhood, since the effect of the drug on children is not fully understood.
Caution in the application requires the treatment of lactating and pregnant women, because there have also been no adequate studies on the effect of the drug on this group of patients.
Typically, the drug is well tolerated by patients, but the development of allergic manifestations is not excluded.
Eye drops Natural tear, instructions for use (Method and dosage)
The solution must be instilled 1-2 drops into the area of the conjunctival sac.
In this case, the instruction for drops reports that the lack of effect requires the cessation of treatment.
Overdose cases are not noted.
During the period of use of this drug, it is recommended to exclude the use of other eye drops.
If the effect of treatment is not achieved within 1-2 days, then you must stop using the drops and consult a specialist. Before instilling the solution, it is recommended to remove contact lenses. You can dress them in 15 minutes.
This medicinal solution is not intended for injection.
When instilling, it is necessary to exclude the tip of the pipette from touching any surface, which will prevent bacteria from getting inside the bottle.
After opening the dropper bottle, you can use the medicine for 1 month.
Terms of sale
In pharmacies, a natural tear is dispensed without a prescription.
The solution should be stored out of the reach of children, at room temperature.
Analogs of Natural TearMatches for ATX Level 4 code:Cystein UltraSystein gelSystein balanceOkoferonChilozar ChestHilo DresserVizin Pure TearRestasisThiotriazolineKatalinQuinaxMyrtilene ForteEmoxy opticianAdgelonVita YodurolArtificial TearOptivOftolikBalarpanTaurine
The main analogues are represented by drugs: Vizomitin, Inoksa, Vizin Pure Tear, Oksial, Systeyn Ultra, Oftolik, Likontin, Vidisik, Oftagel.
Reviews about Natural Tear
Similar drugs are often discussed online in various forums. In this case, drops Tear natural reviews of patients are recommended to be used with extreme caution. The fact is that, despite their good tolerance, their application requires an individual approach to eye therapy. This tool affects patients in different ways, so only a specialist can prescribe it.
Almost all who use this tool without a doctor's prescription note some improvement, but only in those cases when I use it often. There are also known cases where treatment has caused severe irritation or increased dry eyes.
After consultation with an ophthalmologist, drops of Natural Tear can be prescribed to those patients who complain of dryness, pain and discomfort in the eyes. Typically, such unpleasant symptoms worry people who work a lot at the computer, drive vehicles, spend a lot of time behind the wheel. That is, in cases where the eyes are in increased tension. Many patients report a marked improvement, but there are descriptions when the drug was useless.
Therefore, it is necessary to choose the treatment of dry eyes taking into account the individual characteristics of the patient. If therapy is ineffective, then you must immediately inform your doctor who can prescribe an effective treatment.
Price Tears natural, where to buy
In Russian pharmacies for eye drops Tear, the natural price varies between 241-316 rubles.