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 Forte composition
- ethyl esters of omega-3 acids – 370 mg;
- vitamin E – 50 mg;
- lutein – 5 mg;
- β-carotene – 2.5 mg;
- zeaxanthin 1.5 mg.
Excipients: corn oil, safflower oil, aerosil, gelatin, iron dye red oxide E172, glycerin, titanium dioxide E171 dye.
Nutritional value (100 g): proteins – 21.71 g; carbohydrates – 0.17 g; fats – 44.78 g; vitamin E – 5.1 g
Energy value (100 g) – 618.05 kcal.
Available in capsule form.
Optix Forte is a vitamin and mineral complex for improving eye condition.
β-carotene is a powerful antioxidant. Takes part in redox processes, regulation of protein synthesis, promotes normal metabolism, is necessary for the formation of bones, teeth, hair, fat accumulations, is necessary for the normal functioning of the immune system, slows down the aging process, has a beneficial effect on vision, is a powerful antioxidant, increases the content of “good” fats in the blood (HDL).
Vitamin E (α-tocopherol acetate) is an active antioxidant that prevents damage to cell structures by free radicals. Takes part in the processes of tissue respiration, biosynthesis of heme, proteins, metabolism of carbohydrates and fats, cell proliferation, and other metabolic processes.
Lutein plays an important role in the physiology of vision, has an antiatherogenic effect.
Zeaxanthin is a pigment of the carotenoid group. It is one of two carotenoids found in the macular area (retina).
Ethyl esters of omega-3 acids reduce triglyceride synthesis by promoting increased beta-oxidation of fatty acids, which leads to a decrease in free fatty acids.
Optix Forte is used:
- as an addition to the diet as a source of zeaxanthin, lutein, natural vitamins, omega-3 acids, antioxidants;
- with increased loads on the organ of vision (with prolonged work at the computer, prolonged driving, prolonged exposure to artificial light);
- with vision problems;
- with age-related macular degeneration.
- with intolerance to the components of the drug;
- with severe renal dysfunction;
- with hypervitaminosis A, E.
Application during pregnancy and lactation
It can be used by the decision of the doctor.
Method of administration and dosage
Optix Forte is used orally after meals.
The standard dose for adults, children over 12 years old is one capsule twice a day.
The duration of treatment is determined individually. The usual admission period is 1 to 3 months.
If the dose is exceeded, there may be signs of hypervitaminosis (A, E), allergic reactions, dyspeptic disorders, epigastric pain, vomiting, diarrhea, flatulence.
If the dose is significantly exceeded or signs of an overdose are detected, it is recommended to stop taking the drug and seek medical help.
Treatment is symptomatic.
Possible manifestations of hypersensitivity (including anaphylaxis, allergic dermatitis, rash, itching, urticaria, Quincke’s edema), dyspeptic disorders.
Storage conditions and periods
Store Optix Forte for no more than two years at a temperature not exceeding + 25 ° C.
It is forbidden to use after the expiration date indicated on the package.
Parents are obliged to ensure the safety of their children by excluding the possibility of their access to medicines.