Oftan Katahrom

Oftan Katahrom - synthetic combination drug used to treat cataracts.

Pharmacological action

 Oftan Katahrom
 Active substances Oftan Katahroma penetrate through the cornea, improving the energy metabolism of the lens:

  • Adenosine is involved in the metabolic processes of the lens;
  • Cytochrome C, as an antioxidant necessary for biochemical redox processes in tissues of the eyeball;
  • It stimulates the synthesis of the cofactor nicotinamide dehydrogenase and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide.

Product form

Oftan Katahrom produced in the form of eye drops red in plastic bottles with cap-dropper 10 ml. 1 ml of solution contains:

  • 675 micrograms of cytochrome C;
  • 20 mg nicotinamide;
  • 2 mg adenosine.

Excipients - sodium succinate hexahydrate, benzalkonium chloride, sorbitol, sodium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate, sodium dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate, water for injection.

Indications Oftan Katahroma

Oftan Katahrom according to the instructions indicated for the treatment of cataract of various origins.


Oftan Katahrom not recommended for use in the presence of hypersensitivity to the active or auxiliary components drops, as well as in childhood and adolescence. The possibility of applying Oftan Katahroma during pregnancy and lactation should be addressed with your doctor, because reliable data on the safety of the drops in these periods are not available.

At the time of treatment is recommended Oftan Katahromom abandon contact lenses due to the fact that part of the drug may be a preservative in them accumulate and have adverse effects on the eye tissues.

Dosing Oftan Katahroma

According to the instructions Oftan Katahrom applied three times a day, digging in 1-2 drops of solution into the conjunctival sac.

In some cases, on the recommendation of a doctor, the drug can be replaced with analogs Oftan Katahroma - Aistė, Balarpan, Vidisik, Vita-Iodurol, Potassium iodide, Kvinaks, Lakropos, Lakrisifi, visit, Betametsil, Katalin, Oftolik, Okovidit, Oftagel, Restasis, etad , Emoksibel, Taufon bufus, cytochrome C, Taufon.  Dosage form Oftan Katahroma - Eye Drops

Side effects

Oftan Katahrom Review may cause minor violations on the part of the organ of vision, namely:

  • Short-term burning sensation and itchy eyes;
  • Contact dermatitis;
  • Allergic conjunctivitis.

In addition, reviews of Oftan Katahrom rarely can cause systemic reactions, which manifest as

  • Nausea;
  • Dizziness;
  • Feeling the heat;
  • Hypotension;
  • Feeling of pulsation in the temples;
  • Shortness of breath;
  • Fainting.

Drops Oftan Katahrom may cause short-term irritation of the eyes, which should be taken into account when driving.

Storage conditions

Oftan Katahrom refers to a number of ophthalmic drugs without prescription with a shelf life of 36 months. Do not use eye drops more than one month from the date of opening the bottle.