This drug is used to prevent age-related eye diseases, visual impairments among people at risk (in particular, with diabetes mellitus, in people over fifty-five years old, with a hereditary predisposition to the development of retinal degeneration or cataracts, in smokers). It is also used for the prevention of eye diseases under conditions of increased stress on them – when working with a computer, exposure to radiation from television screens, ultraviolet rays.
Optix composition and form of release
The active ingredients are lutein, copper, beta-carotene, zinc, vitamin E, zeaxanthin, vitamin C.
Available in tablet form.
Combined pharmaceutical product; contains minerals, vitamins and plant carotenoids. The use of this medication helps to replenish the deficiency of minerals and vitamins. The drug has an antioxidant effect.
Zeaxanthin and lutein are specific carotenoids that have screening, antioxidant and absorbing effects; reduce the risk of age-related visual impairment.
Beta-carotene also has an antioxidant effect, plays an important role in ensuring the adaptation of the eye to low light conditions.
Vitamins C and E provide tissue protection from the damaging effects of free radicals, lipid peroxidation. Zinc and copper prevent the formation of free radicals.
Optix is intended for the replenishment of essential minerals and vitamins for eye diseases (cataracts, age-related retinal degeneration, retinopathy, optic nerve disease).
This drug is used to prevent age-related eye diseases, visual impairments among people at risk (in particular, with diabetes mellitus, in people over fifty-five years old, with a hereditary predisposition to the development of retinal degeneration or cataracts, in smokers).
It is also used for the prevention of eye diseases under conditions of increased stress on them – when working with a computer, exposure to radiation from television screens, ultraviolet rays.
This drug is also shown during the recovery period after the transferred ophthalmic operations.
In addition, Optix is used for night vision disorders.
Do not use the drug in case of hypersensitivity to it, thyrotoxicosis, severe renal failure, sarcoidosis, thrombophlebitis, chronic glomerulonephritis, hypervitaminosis E and / or A, impaired metabolism of copper and / and iron, as well as with the simultaneous use of retinoids.
This pharmaceutical product should not be used in children under twelve years of age.
Application during pregnancy and lactation
It is allowed to use during the indicated periods only in the case when, in the opinion of the treating doctor, the expected positive effect for the woman significantly exceeds the potential risks to the health of the fetus / child.
Method of administration and dosage
Optix tablets should be taken by mouth after or with a meal. This medicine is used one tablet / day for two to three months. The exact duration of the course of therapy is determined by the attending physician for each patient individually. The maximum dose of Optics is one tablet / day. If necessary, it is possible to carry out repeated courses of therapy.
In case of an overdose, it is possible to develop allergic reactions, hypervitaminosis (E, C, A), the occurrence of dyspeptic disorders (abdominal pain, nausea, flatulence, vomiting, diarrhea), an increase in the excitability of the nervous system.
In case of an overdose of the drug, the patient is shown gastric lavage, the use of enterosorbents, and symptomatic therapy.
Against the background of drug therapy, patients may experience side effects such as headaches, nausea, urticaria, dizziness, skin rashes, bronchospasm, vomiting, itching, diarrhea, angioedema, diarrhea, anaphylactic shock.
Prolonged intake of excess zinc can lead to copper deficiency.
Storage conditions and periods
Store Optix tablets at temperatures up to + 25 ° C.
The shelf life of the drug Optics is three years.