Histochrome 2%
 Histochrome - antioxidant medication used in ophthalmology and cardiology.

Pharmacological action Histochrome

The active substance Histochrome has an antioxidant effect due to the property to interact with reactive oxygen species and free radicals and stabilize cell membranes.

Cardioprotective effect exerted Histochrome, allows the use of the drug in cardiology. In the treatment of myocardial infarction Histochrome the first day of the disease significantly reduces the incidence of symptoms of acute left ventricular failure and improves recovery of contractile ability of the left ventricle.

Moreover, the drug Histochrome effective in the treatment of inflammatory diseases of the cornea and retina and has anticataract properties.

As a rule, after 2-3 injections Histochrome Review improves visual acuity.

Product form

Histochrome produced in the form:

  • for cardiology - 1% solution for injection, in vials of 10 ml or 5;
  • Ophthalmology - 0, 02% solution for injection in 1 ml ampoules.

Indications Histochrome

Adults Histochrome in ophthalmology indicated for the treatment of the following diseases:

  • Primary open-angle glaucoma;
  • Dyscirculatory disorders in the central artery and vein of the retina;
  • Diabetic retinopathy, the retina;
  • Keratitis, eye injuries and burns in the complex therapy;
  • Degenerative diseases of the retina and cornea, macular degeneration;
  • Bleeding in the retina, vitreous and anterior chamber.

Children ophthalmology Histochrome appoint 2 years in the complex therapy eye injuries, which are accompanied by bleeding.

In cardiology Histochrome of instructions used in:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, usually in combination with thrombolytic agent that helps to eliminate the complications they cause reperfusion;
  • Coronary heart disease;
  • Angina.


According to the instructions to apply Histochrome contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the drug, pregnancy and lactation. Histochrome in ophthalmology licensed for use with the 2 years.

Instructions Histochrome: methods of use

Histochrome administered intravenously and drip. Immediately prior to spray intravenous 5-10 ml of 1% solution of the drug is dissolved in 20 ml of 0 9% solution of NaCl. For drip of the same number of Histochrome to be dissolved in 100 ml of 0 9% solution of NaCl.

According to the instructions Histochrome not be mixed with preparations containing proteins, salts Ca2 + and Fe.

 A solution of 1% Histochrome
 Histochrome applied in ophthalmology as a subconjunctival injection parabulbar and 0, 02% solution in amount of 0, 3-0, 5 ml. Depending on the indication prescribed medication every day or every other day. The duration of treatment generally do not exceed 10 days. In diseases of the cornea 0, 02% solution of reviews Histochrome effectively applied in the form of instillation of 2 drops of up to 5 times a day.

side effects

When administered intravenously Histochrome Review may cause pain along the vein without the development of phlebitis and minor allergic reactions in case of hypersensitivity to the components of the solution.

storage conditions

Histochrome released by doctor's prescription. Shelf life of the solution - 3 years.