Medically reviewed by Oliinyk Elizabeth Ivanovna, PharmD. Last updated on 2022-03-19
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WHAT ALERGOFTAL IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
contains as active ingredients: naphazoline with decongestant effect (produces vasoconstriction or narrowing of the visible blood vessels of the eye) and antazoline with antiallergic effect.
Alergoftal is indicated for temporary relief of allergic conjunctivitis with manifestations such as redness, irritation, itching, burning and watering of the eyes after contact with the allergen, such as pollen, house dust mites, tobacco smoke, sun glare, and other means.
HOW DO I TAKE ALERGOFTAL?
follow closely the instructions for taking the medicine in this leaflet or according to the instructions of your doctor or pharmacist . If in doubt, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
ophthalmic route (administration to the eyes).
the recommended dose is:
- Adults: depending on the intensity of the symptoms, apply 1 or 2 drops into the affected eye 3 to 4 times a day.
the duration of treatment should not exceed 3-5 days.
if the symptoms do not resolve or worse within 3 days of use, you should consult your doctor who will examine the condition of your eyes.
Use in children
alergoftal should not be used in children.
Instructions for proper administration of the medicinal product
with your head tilted backwards, separate the lower eyelid downwards and drop the drops into the conjunctival sac (space between eye and eyelid) as you look upwards. Close your eyes gently and keep them closed for a few seconds.
wait at least 5 minutes before taking other eye medications.
if you want more lergoftal when you should
due to the properties of this drug you do not expect poisoning phenomena with topical application at recomendadas doses.
in case of accidental ingestion of the contents of the container can - Symptoms in children Signs of central nervous system (CNS) involvement such as severe sedation, CNS depression, decreased body temperature and coma occur.
at very high doses of naphazoline, side effects on the heart or circulation may occur, such as palpitations, high blood pressure, followed by hypotension (low blood pressure), other side effects may be headache, dizziness, drowsiness and insomnia.
other symptoms that may occur when the drug is taken accidentally, especially by children, include: nausea, vomiting, lethargy, shortness of breath, etc.
in the event of overdose or accidental ingestion, consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately or go to a medical center or call the toxicological information service on 91 562 04 20, which indicates the drug and the amount ingested.
if you have forgotten , lergoftal
do not use a double dose to compensate for forgotten doses.
if you have any further questions about the use of this medication, ask your doctor or pharmacist.