Офтагель Drug photo

The description is actual on 24.10.2014

  • Latin name: Oftagel
  • ATH code: S01XA20
  • Active ingredient: Carbomer (Carbomer)
  • Producer: SANTEN, OY (Finland)


Drug has such operating component as carbomer, and also the following additional components: benzalkoniya chloride, sorbitol, polyvinyl alcohol, sodium acetate, lysine monohydrate, water.

Release form

Medicine is issued as gel eye in bottles.

Pharmacological action

Means forms a film on a surface of a cornea which increases viscosity of a tear and promotes a thickening of a water and mutsinovy layer of the lacrimal film.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

The operating component of drug is high-molecular carboxyvinylpolymer. Eye gel is intended for moistening of a cornea. He creates the transparent moistening and greasing film. pH of this means matters, close to pH of natural tears. It cleans manifestations of irritation, and also symptoms which arise owing to a syndrome of a dry eye (compensatory dacryagogue, burning, an itch, visual exhaustion, feeling on an eye of a foreign body) interferes with drying of a cornea.

Penetration into fabric of an eyeglobe and accumulation is improbable. Drug is not soaked up in a gastrointestinal tract and blood.

Indications to use

Medicine is applied at a dry keratoconjunctivitis. Besides, it is effective at a syndrome of a dry eye for treatment of symptoms.


Among contraindications hypersensitivity to medicine components is specified. It is possible to accept it when feeding by a breast and pregnancies only at appointment of the specialist.

Side effects

It is reported about emergence of local reactions: passing misting of sight, burning of eyes, short-term feeling of local irritation.

Application instruction Oftagel (Way and dosage)

For those who decided to use eye drops Oftagel the application instruction recommends to dig in on a drop 1-4 times/days. The exact dosage depends on the shown symptoms. It is necessary before applying them, to wash up hands.

The instruction on Oftagel advises to reject the head, to delay a lower eyelid and to dig means in a conjunctival sac between the lower eye and a century. At the same time it is necessary to try not to concern a century and an eye a pipette tip. After procedure it is necessary to close at once a bottle with medicine.


About overdose by medicine it was not reported. It does not collect in eye tissues, on a surface of an eye more than 1 drop of gel do not keep.


Clinically significant interaction with other substances is not studied.

Terms of sale

It is possible to buy in pharmacy chain without recipe of the doctor.

Storage conditions

It is desirable to store a bottle after opening in the turned look. After that it is not recommended to use it longer than month.

Period of validity

Medicine needs to be stored not longer than two years.

Oftagel's analogs

Oftagel's analogs in drugstores it is possible to get the following:

  • Vidisk;
  • Oftagel Uno;
  • Sikalos.

These drops for eyes practically do not differ at the price from Oftagel.

About Oftagel

Eye drops Oftagel receive comments mainly positive. Patients note speed and efficiency of this means. About Oftagel also report that it is very convenient to use him. Quite often it is applied at exhaustion of eyes after long reading or stay at the computer.


  • Oftagel of 0,25% gel of eye 10 g (with a pipette) Santen

Drugstore of IFC

  • Oftagel gel eye 2.5mg/g 10 g fl.s pipette, Santen/Ursapharm Arzneimittelfinlyandiya
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  • Oftagel gel eye 10gsanten (Finland)


  • Oftagel of 0,25% No. 30 gel glazn. tube. - a cap. Laboratuar Yuniter (France)
  • Oftagel of 2,5 mg/g 10 g gel glazn.ursapharm Arzneimittel (Germany)
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Section: For eyes
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