Eye drops to treat conjunctivitis prescribed depending on the causes of the disease. There are antiviral ophthalmic preparations, they are used when conjunctivitis is caused by viruses. These include: "Florenal", "Sulfacetamide", "Abrufen", "Guantan", "Floksal". In acute inflammation the medication use 1 drop 6-8 times a day, after improving it instilled 3-4 times a day. When herpetic conjunctivitis apply eye drops containing interferon: "Ophthalmoferon", "Interferon". The drug is instilled 1-2 drops. If the disease is in the acute stage, frequency of use can reach 8 times a day. For less severe symptoms need eye drops 3 times a day. The duration of treatment is, on average, 7 days.
For the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis prescribed eye drops, "TOPEX", "Sulfacetamide", "Chloramphenicol", "Normaks", "Cipromed", "Floksal", "Tsiprolet". The drug is instilled 1-2 drops into the conjunctival SAC at intervals of 1-4 hours, and after improvement 1 drop every 4-6 h. the Duration of treatment depends on the severity of the infectious process, and, as a rule, does not exceed 14 days. Some of these drugs can be used in the treatment of bacterial and viral conjunctivitis is "Tsiprolet", having antibacterial activity, and antibiotics "Sulfacetamide", "TOPEX", "Floksal" and "Cipromed". With allergic conjunctivitis using the following medications: "Allergodil", "Apacanal", "Lekrolin", "claritin", "good cough medicine". Some eye drops are contraindicated for use in pregnancy and lactation (e.g., "Floksal", "Tsiprolet", "Chloramphenicol").
For the treatment of conjunctivitis in children is most often prescribed "Sulfacetamide" or "TOPEX", which does not cause irritation of the mucous membrane. Drugs dripped 1-2 drops 4 times a day. In acute course of the disease the number of installations increase, and the improvement is reduced. The duration of treatment will depend on the degree of inflammation. Drop the "Not" is not recommended for a long time, as there is a risk of secondary inflammation of the eye. For the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis in children prescribed "Cortisone" - hormonal agent, has a fast action. Also used "Starcaller", "Allergodil", reducing the response to allergens. In the chronic form of allergic conjunctivitis is prescribed "a good cough medicine", "Alamid", which gives a positive result.