The drug Posiformin is used and prescribed for the treatment of chronic blepharitis (chronic inflammation of the edge of the eyelids), nonspecific irritations of the outer membranes of the eyes of non-infectious origin, fresh uninfected corneal wounds.
1 g of gel contains: bibrocatol (20 mg), as an active component, as additional substances in the composition are indicated: mineral oil, white soft paraffin, lanolin.
Posiformin is an eye ointment produced in the form of a suspension of a uniform consistency from yellow to gray-yellow in color.
Packing: in a cardboard box 1 aluminum tube with a polyethylene tip and a cap with first opening control, 5 g of ointment each.
The drug is intended for use in ophthalmology, as an antimicrobial agent. The action of the drug is due to the ability to inhibit the secretory functions of the mucous membranes, promoting wound healing. The drug has antiseptic and astringent properties, it is due to the viscosity of the ointment on the mucous membranes that a protective layer is formed, which prevents the penetration of pathogenic microorganisms, reducing inflammation.
Indications for use
Posiformin is used and prescribed for the treatment of chronic blepharitis (chronic inflammation of the edge of the eyelids), non-specific irritations of the outer membranes of the eyes of non-infectious origin, fresh uninfected corneal wounds.
The drug is contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to drug components.
The ointment is not used for children under 6 years of age.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding period
During pregnancy and breastfeeding, the use of Posiformin ointment is possible only for the recommendations of the attending physician, when comparing the benefits to the mother and the risks to the child or fetus.
Mode of application
The drug is intended for local use, oral administration is prohibited.
For adults and children over 6 years old, a strip of ointment 0.5 cm long is applied to the affected eyelid or placed in the conjunctival sac. Apply the drug until the symptoms of the disease disappear.
Usually the duration of use is no more than 2 weeks.
When using the drug with other ophthalmic drugs, an interval of 15 minutes should be observed between instillations or applications.
Wearing contact lenses while using this medication is prohibited.
There are no data on cases of overdose.
If you follow the instructions for use of the drug and do not exceed the doses indicated in it, there can be no overdose.
In case of accidental ingestion of the drug in high doses, it is necessary to apply symptomatic treatment.
The use of the drug very often causes side effects in the form of local reactions: itching of the eyes, pain in the eyes, swelling of the eyes, hyperemia, flushing of the face, swelling of the face, contact dermatitis. If you experience the above and any other side effects, consult your doctor.
Store Posiformin in its original packaging, at a temperature not exceeding + 25 ° C, out of the field of vision of small children, out of direct sunlight.
The shelf life is indicated on each package from the manufacturer and is 36 months.
After opening the tube, its contents must be used within 28 days.