Manufacturer: UNIMEDPHARMA Ltd., Bratislava, Slovak Republic
One vial contains:
Diclofenac sodium 1 mg in 1 ml solution (0.1%).
1 ml of solution contains 30 drops.
Uniclofen relieves pain and significantly reduces inflammatory reactions caused by mechanical damage to the eye and allergies.
What Uniclofen contains:
• The active substance is diclofenac sodium 1 mg in 1 ml solution. Other ingredients are:
• Boric acid, borax, propylene glycol, disodium edetate dihydrate, benzalkonium chloride – as a preservative, water for injection.
Uniclofen is used for the treatment of non-infectious eye inflammation, especially chronic inflammation of the conjunctiva and cornea of allergic origin. It is used for the treatment of non-bacterial inflammation of the eyelashes, for the treatment of minor injuries caused by foreign bodies entering the eye and burns. For the treatment of corneal ulcers caused by photophobia and UV radiation (sun rays, welding).
Uniclofene is also used in the pre-operative stage, to reduce the constriction of the pupil during surgery, cystic muscular edema (degeneration of the center of the retina) and to reduce hyperresponsiveness during various eye operations.
Uniclofen is used in adults, adolescents and children under 2 years of age.
In case of non-infectious inflammation of the eye, usually 1-2 drops in the eyelid – 3-5 times a day.
To prevent narrowing of the pupil during eye operations, 1 drop 6 times in the eyelid 3 hours before surgery (with 30-minute intervals).
Children over 2 years of age:
Purpose and dosage should be selected by an ophthalmologist-pediatrician. Treatment should be carried out in outpatient conditions under the supervision of a doctor.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
For contact lens wearers:
If you wear contact lenses, you should remove them before taking Uniclofen. After 20 minutes after taking the drug, the lenses can be placed in the eyes.
- Do not take if you are allergic (have increased sensitivity) to diclofenac sodium or any other ingredient of Uniclofen;
- If acetylsalicylic acid causes you to have asthma, hives (urticaria) or runny nose (acute rhinitis).
- Last three months of pregnancy.
- The drug cannot be prescribed to children under 2 years of age.
Uniclofen is prescribed with caution if:
- If you are in the first and second trimester of pregnancy or during lactation (the drug can be prescribed, but only for particularly serious reasons).
- In patients with stomach and small intestine ulcer diseases.
- In patients who are prone to bleeding (the risk of bleeding increases during surgery).
- In patients who are taking anti-coagulants (the risk of bleeding increases during surgery)
Taking other drugs:
Uniclofen may interact with other drugs.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Some other drugs may affect the use of Uniclofen or vice versa.
Like all medicines, Uniclofen can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
If any of the side effects get worse, or if you develop side effects not described in this leaflet, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Taking Uniclofen with food and drink
Since the drug is a solution for ophthalmic use, it has nothing to do with food and drink.
Driving cars and machines
In a short time after taking the drug, blurred vision may develop, which may cause complications in driving cars and machinery, which requires special attention. Therefore, it is recommended to wait 15 minutes after taking the drug before the indicated activities are detected.
Important information about some of the ingredients in Unicolofen:
Doglix contains benzalkonium chloride. Light contact lenses should not be used while using the drug. Hard contact lenses should be removed before taking the drug and put back in 20 minutes after taking the drug.
Shelf life 2 years. Store no more than 28 days after first opening.
The Eye drops is stored in a dry, cool place, inaccessible to children, at a temperature of no more than 25°C.
0.1% eye drops 5ml bottle #1