Visualin ophthalmic solution 0.05% for eye inflammation (dexamethasone)
What is Visualin ophthalmic solution 0.05% for eye inflammation (dexamethasone)?
Visualin ophthalmic solution, containing dexamethasone, is a pharmacological agent commonly prescribed to manage various ocular inflammatory conditions, such as blepharitis, conjunctivitis, keratitis, and post-eye surgical inflammation. Its mechanism of action primarily revolves around its anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties.
Dexamethasone, a synthetic corticosteroid, acts as the active ingredient in Visualin. It functions by binding to intracellular glucocorticoid receptors within target cells, including those in the ocular tissues. Upon binding, dexamethasone exerts its anti-inflammatory effects by inhibiting the transcription of pro-inflammatory genes. This downregulation leads to decreased production of inflammatory mediators, such as prostaglandins and leukotrienes, and reduces the migration of immune cells to the site of inflammation. Consequently, Visualin helps alleviate the symptoms associated with eye inflammation, including redness, swelling, itching, and discomfort.
The effectiveness of Visualin ophthalmic solution in treating blepharitis, conjunctivitis, and keratitis is well-documented. Patients often experience significant relief from these conditions when prescribed Visualin as part of their treatment regimen. The application of Visualin following eye surgery, such as cataract surgery, is also common due to its ability to minimize post-operative inflammation and promote a more comfortable recovery period.
Active principles: dexamethasone metasulfobenzoate sodium
Amount: 10 bottles * 5 ml
Maker: Senju Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Osaka, Japan
Indications: reduction of eye inflammation in following:
- after eye surgery.
How to use
Apply 1-2 drops at a time, 3-4 times a day. Your doctor may adjust the dosage according to your symptoms.
Be sure to wash your hands with soap and water before use. Don't touch the surface of your eye with the tip of eye dropper. After use, close your eyes and do not blink for a while. If there is any excess liquid, wipe it off with a clean gauze or tissue. If you need to use other eye drops simultaneously, wait more than 5 minutes between use.
Contraindications: do not use for patients with corneal epithelial abrasion, corneal ulcer, viral conjunctival/corneal disease, or eye disease caused by tuberculosis, fungus or suppuration. Do not use for patients wearing contact lenses. Do not use for pregnant or breastfeeding women.
Store away from direct sunlight in the attached light-blocking bag. This medicine should be stored at room temperature (1-30℃).
If an allergic reaction occurs, patient needs to stop using the medicine and consult with their doctor. If patient is taking any other medication or treatment, they should consult with their doctor in advance.