Description of the medicine: Quinax
Sodium salt of the polysulfonate of the nitrogen-containing pentacyclic structure.
Synonym: Azazentacene, Azapentacene.
Crystalline powder of red (magenta) color. Easily soluble in water, forming a dark red solution.
Applied with cataracts (senile, traumatic, congenital).
It is believed that the preparation, like the catalyst (see), inhibits the formation of quinoid compounds and their effect on the proteins contained in the lens (according to the "quinoid" hypothesis of the pathogenesis of cataracts). In addition, quinax interferes with the oxidation of sulfhydryl groups of lens proteins, promotes resorption of opaque complexes; Increases the activity of proteolytic enzymes in the aqueous humor of the anterior chamber of the eye.
Assign in the form of eye drops (2 drops in the conjunctival sac 3-5 times a day). Applied for a long time (without stopping in the case of improved vision).
May cause allergic reactions (itching and burning in the eyelids).
The form of release: 0,15% solution in bottles-droppers on 5, 15 and 35 ml.
Storage: in a sheltered and cool place.