Cationorm

Cationorm

Manufacturer:

Santen

Distributor:

Metro Drug
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Single-dose: Mineral oils, glycerol, tyloxapol, poloxamer 188, tris hydrochloride, tromethamine, cetalkonium chloride and water for injections.
Multi-dose: Mineral oils, glycerol, tyloxapol, poloxamer 188, tris hydrochloride, tromethamine, cetalkonium chloride and purified water.
Description
Cationorm is an emulsion formed by an aqueous phase and an oily phase. The main components of oily phase are mineral oils.
Cationorm with its advanced formulation not only restores moisture but also helps to prevent fluid loss.
Ordinary lubricant eye drops simply provide more moisture which can evaporate quickly from the ocular surface.
Indications/Uses
Cationorm is a hydrating and lubricating emulsion which protects the ocular surface and relieves the discomfort and irritation due to dry eye caused by prolonged use of contact lenses or environmental condition.
Dosage/Direction for Use
DIRECTIONS FOR USE: Single-dose: a.) Wash and dry hands thoroughly.
b.) Before using, ensure the single-dose container is intact.
c.) Take one single-dose container and shake before use.
d.) Twist off the top to open.
e.) Instill 1 or 2 drops as needed or according to the specialist's advice.
f.) Avoid any contact with the eye nozzle.
Cationorm does not affect contact lenses quality.
Cationorm is compatible with all kind of contact lenses.
Please use under doctor's supervision.
Multi-dose: Instill 1 or 2 drops as needed or according to your specialist's advice.
a.) Wash your hands before using Cationorm.
b.) When using Cationorm for the first time, hold the bottle tightly in your hand and firmly unscrew the cap to break the seal.Before the first use, turn the bottle upside down and squeeze to release the first few drops to prime the bottle. Do not touch anything with the tip of the bottle to avoid contamination of the emulsion.
c.) Tilt your head backwards and hold the bottle above your eye. Gently pulldown your lower eyelid and look up. Do not touch the eye or eyelashes with the tip of the bottle. Gently squeeze the bottle to administer 1 drop into the eye. Following each administration, allow the bottle to return to its original shape.
d.) Blink several times to spread the drop over the eye.
e.) Vigorously shake the bottle downwards to remove any remaining drops on the tip of the bottle.
Follow the instructions c) to e) above for dropping Cationorm also int othe other eye if needed. Gently screw the cap back on after each use.
Cationorm does not affect contact lenses quality.
Cationorm is compatible with all kind of contact lenses.
Warnings
For ocular use only.
Do not use in case of specific hypersensitivity toward any of the constituents.
Do not swallow the solution.
If the patient concurrently uses other eyedrops, wait at least 5 minutes between the administrations of each successive eyedrop. It is recommended to use Cationorm last.
Single-dose: The product does not contain preservatives. Thus, after the container has been opened and the product used, the residual emulsion, if any, should be disposed of.
Multi-dose: Do not use Cationorm more than 3 months after the first opening. The use of the bottle more than 3 months after the first openingexposes to a risk of infection.
Side Effects
In very rare cases, a transient discomfort such as: eye irritation, eye pain, foreign body sensation in the eye, eye redness, eye itching, watery eyes, burning sensation in the eye, temporarily blurred vision, eyelids inflammation or eyelids edema can appear. These symptoms are also part of typical symptoms of dry eye disease linked to the underlying existing medical conditions in the patient's eyes suffering from dry eye.
If the patient notices any side effects that are not listed in this monograph, please inform the doctor or pharmacist.
Storage
Do not store above 30 °C.
Do not freeze.
ATC Classification
S01XA - Other ophthalmologicals ; Used in ophthalmic preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Ophth emulsion (single-dose) 0.4 mL x 30's; (multi-dose) 10 mL.
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