What is Cacicol®?
CACICOL® belongs to the REGENERATING AGENT family (or RGTA). These agents are used for MATRIX THERAPY (or corneal matrix repair therapy).
CACICOL® triggers REGENERATION of damaged tissues for ENHANCED HEALING and makes it possible to DELAY OR AVOID a more invasive surgical procedure.
CACICOL® is intended for the management of chronic corneal wound healing, such as persistent epithelial defects and persistent corneal dystrophies with associated pain.
CACICOL® should be used with a medical prescription.
This medical device CACICOL® is a regulated healthcare product which, in compliance with the relevant legislation, bears CE marking. The pharmaceutical company Théa has carried out scientific studies to develop CACICOL®.
Each box of CACICOL® contains 5 detachable and ready-to-use single-dose units. CACICOL® is a preservative-free solution and has to be stored at a room temperature (between 4°C and 25°C).
The recommended dosage regimen of CACICOL® is 1 TO 2 DROPS ONCE A WEEK.
YOUR OPHTHALMOLOGIST MAY ADJUST THIS DOSE.
The mechanism of action of Cacicol®
Cacicol® acts as a scaffold. Its matrix structure permits the fixation and the protection of the components involved in the tissue regeneration process.
How to use Cacicol®
- The recommended dosage is 1 TO 2 DROPS ONCE A WEEK.
- Your ophthalmologist may adjust this dosage.
Your treatment is supplied in single-dose units.
Throw the container away after each use, even if it is not completely empty.
01 - Wash your hands and make sure you are sitting comfortably
02 - Open the aluminium bag, take one unit dose from the strip and close carefully the aluminium bag
03 - Open the single-dose unit and gently pull down the lower lid of the eye you are going to treat
04 - Hold the tip of the container as close as you can to the eye without touching it
05 -Squeeze the container gently to release a single drop into the eye, then let go of the lower lid.
06 - Throw the container away after use. Do not keep it for another use.
Precautions of use
- If you are going to use several different types of drops, use Cacicol® first and then wait at least 15 minutes before using any others.
- Don't forget to tell your ophthalmologist about any other treatments you are taking (including over-the-counter medications).
- These drops must not be used with certain local antibiotics (for example, aminoglycoside antibiotics containing neomycin or gentamicin).
- Do not use solutions containing silver, copper or iodine salts.
- Do not use the drops if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
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