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Klin Oczna. 2003;105(3-4):175-8.

[Clinical evaluation of provitamin B5 drops and gel for postoperative treatment of corneal and conjuctival injuries].

[Article in Polish]

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Katedry i Kliniki Chorób Oczu Akademii Medycznej w Gdańsku.

Abstract

PURPOSE:

Vitamins B group are important ingredients of coenzymes. Provitamin B5 dexpanthenol is necessary in the processes of reconstruction of epithelium, has regenerative and anti-inflammatory properties. Objective of the study was to determine how the wounds of cornea and/or conjunctiva heal upon the application of D-panthenol/the medicine has been developed in the Faculty of Pharmacy of the Medical University of Gdańsk/.

MATERIAL AND METHODS:

The activity of the medicine was tested in 40 eyes in the test group, a 40 eyes in the control group did not receive D-panthenol. The degree of the objective and subjective symptoms was assessed.

RESULTS:

The differences between the two groups commenced on the second day following the operation. Better effects were observed in patients receiving D-panthenol. Congestion and oedema of conjunctiva withdrew, the edges of wounds demonstrated smoothness and better adherence. Subjective feelings improved.

CONCLUSIONS:

1. Provitamin B5 contained in 5% drops and 5% gel of D-panthenol effectively accelerates the processes of healing the wounds of conjunctiva and cornea.

PMID:
14552179
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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