Sofradeks - instruction , application reviews


1. Composition and pharmacological properties

2. Indications Sofradeks

3. Instruction Sofradeks

4. Contraindications and side effects

Sofradeks - is an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial drug, which belongs to topical corticosteroids group and are used in ophthalmology and ENT practice.The tool is available in the form of eye and ear drops.Sofradeks is a combined preparation, which includes multiple active ingredients: dexamethasone, gramicidin C and framycetin.

Composition and pharmacological properties

1 ml contains 5 mg Sofradeks framycetin sulfate, 50 g of gramicidin and 500 micrograms of dexamethasone.Also in the eye and ear drops auxiliary components include: sodium citrate, lithium chloride, citric acid monohydrate, phenylethanol, 95% methylated alcohol, polysorbate 80 and purified water.

drug has a bactericidal, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic and desensitizing effects.As confirmed by reviews, Sofradeks reduces pain and burning in the eyes, as well as el

iminates tearing and photophobia.Application Sofradeks for burrowing in the ears to reduce the severity of symptoms of otitis media: a means of eliminating the pain, burning, itching, congestion and redness of the skin.

Indications Sofradeks

According to the instructions, applied in Sofradeks:

  • otitis external ear;
  • blepharitis;
  • conjunctivitis;
  • iridotsiklitah;
  • infected skin eczema eyelids;
  • sclerites, episcleritis;
  • keratitis are not accompanied by lesions of the epithelium.

In addition, reviews of Sofradeks note efficacy in the treatment of bacterial diseases of the anterior segment of the eye.

Sofradeks analogues, which are used for similar indications are drugs such as Otium, Klaritsin, Garazon, Zanotsin, Brotinum, Mikrofloks, Oksamp.Drugs considered Sofradeks counterparts and have similar pharmacological effects, quite a lot.However, they may appoint a doctor.

Instruction Sofradeks

In diseases of the ear Sofradeks instilled 3-4 times a day 2-3 drops.You can also wet gauze pad and lay it in the ear of the drug solution.

In diseases of the eye means the eye instilled into the conjunctival sac every 4 hours for 1-2 drops.In severe infection of the drug solution should be instilled into the eye every hour, gradually reducing the number of instillation as reducing inflammation.

The instructions to Sofradeks warns that the duration of drug treatment should not exceed 7 days, except in cases where the patient has a clear positive dynamics of disease.

Contraindications and side effects

Sofradeks Application is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to any of its components, during pregnancy and breastfeeding, as well as in the treatment of infants.

addition, Sofradeks not prescribed for glaucoma, scleral thinning and violation of the integrity of the corneal epithelium, tuberculosis, trachoma, purulent inflammation of the eye, viral and fungal infections, herpes and hepatitis perforation of the eardrum.

Side effects Sofradeks and analogues of the drug may occur in the form of allergic reactions of varying severity (itching, burning, pain, irritation, dermatitis).

reviews Sofradeks by doctors and specialists indicate that long-term use of the drug can trigger the appearance of systemic side effects: increased intraocular pressure, leading to the development of glaucoma symptoms, thinning of the cornea or sclera, as well as the accession of secondary infection.


Product description posted on this page is a supplement and a simplified version of the official version of the annotations to the drug.The information is provided for informational purposes only and is not a guide to self-medication.Before using the product you should consult with a specialist and to get acquainted with the instructions approved by the manufacturer.

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