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

Raczyńska, K.; Iwaszkiewicz-Bilikiewicz, B.; Stozkowska, W.ła.; Sadlak-Nowicka, J.

Klinika Oczna 105(3-4): 175-178

2003


ISSN/ISBN: 0023-2157
PMID: 14552179
Document Number: 8495
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/. 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. 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. 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.

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