Troxerutin in the treatment of eye diseases – a proven substance rediscovered Review article

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Jadwiga Bernardczyk-Meller


Troxerutin is a well and for a long time known substance, it is a semi-synthetic bioflavonoid derived from rutin. Original substance is supplied from flowers of Styphnolobium japonicum tree.

The author discusses actual medical effects of troxerutin, including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antithrombosis and protecting endothelium of small vessels.

Being water-soluble, it can be used as ophthalmic drops in treatment of subconjunctival haemorrhage, vitreous haemorrhage and early stages of diabetic retinopathy.


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Bernardczyk-Meller J. Troxerutin in the treatment of eye diseases – a proven substance rediscovered. Ophthatherapy [Internet]. 2023Sep.30 [cited 2023Dec.4];10(3):201-4. Available from:
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