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Gaticin Eye Drops 5ml

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By ARISTO PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
5ml Eye Drop in Bottle

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Gatifloxacin(0.3 %)
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Therapeutic classification
OCCULAR ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Gaticin Eye Drop is an antibiotic medicine meant for eye infections. It is used to treat bacterial infection of the eye such as conjunctivitis. It contains gatifloxacin as the active ingredient. Gatic...
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    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
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    Storage and disposal
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    FAQs
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Gaticin Eye Drops 5ml

Gaticin Eye Drop is used to treat bacterial infection of the eye such as conjunctivitis.
contraindications

Contraindications of Gaticin Eye Drops 5ml

If you are allergic to gatifloxacin or ingredients present along with it.
sideEffects

Side effects of Gaticin Eye Drops 5ml

  • Red, irritated, itchy or teary eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Eye pain
  • Eye discharge
  • Swollen eyelids
  • Headache
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Gaticin Eye Drops 5ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Gaticin Eye Drop during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Gaticin Eye Drop in human pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Gaticin Eye Drop while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of {cb}} Eye Drop on breastfeeding women. Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have instilled Gaticin Eye Drop?
A:
Gaticin Eye Drop does not affect your ability to drive. However, if you experience blurry vision or any other side effect, which disturbs the ability to drive, avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Gaticin Eye Drop?
A:
The interaction between Gaticin Eye Drop and alcohol has not been found. Talk to your doctor if you have a habit of consuming it regularly.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience irritation, pain, redness in the eye and changes in the vision. If your condition worsens, you might have to discontinue the treatment.
  • Contact lenses should be removed before each application and should be inserted after 15 minutes.
  • Avoid long-term use of this eye drop.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Gaticin Eye Drops 5ml

How Does It Work?

Gatifloxacin works by blocking the action of enzymes that are required for the replication of the bacterial genetic material (DNA) and thus kills the bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Gaticin Eye Drops 5ml

  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • Hold the dropper close to the eye and gently squeeze the dropper.
  • Place the recommended number of drops inside the lower eyelid.
  • Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
  • Repeat for the other eyes if required after 5-10 minutes.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area.
interactions

Interactions of Gaticin Eye Drops 5ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Gaticin Eye Drop is to be used externally, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions...
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  • Especially if you are already using any other eye drops for other conditions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Gaticin Eye Drops 5ml

  • Keep the lid of the container closed when not in use.
  • Store in a cool and dry place away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Gaticin Eye Drops 5ml

Overdose

As Gaticin Eye Drop is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have ap...
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed application as soon as possible. Never apply twice to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop using Gaticin Eye Drop when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop using Gaticin Eye Drop. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. You should complete the full course of treatment or there are chances of reinfection.

Q: What are the uses of Gaticin Eye Drop?

A: Gaticin Eye Drop is used for the treatment of bacterial eye infections like conjunctivitis.

Q: What are the symptoms of conjunctivitis (pinkeye)?

A: Individuals may experience symptoms like itchiness, redness of the eyes, swollen eyelids, feels like a foreign object is present under the eyelids, crusting of eyelids especially in the mornings, etc.

Q: How long can I use Gaticin Eye Drop?

A: You should use it for the duration advised by your doctor. Once you open the bottle make sure you use it within 4 weeks of opening.

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ContainsGatifloxacin(0.3 %)
UsesBacterial eye infections
Side effectsBlurry vision, swollen eyelids, headache, eye pain, eye discharge
Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2021 | 11:13 AM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.