Gatilox DM Sterile Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines, Gatifloxacin, which is an antibiotic and Dexamethasone, which is a steroid medicine. Gatilox is used to treat bacterial infections of the eye and reduce the symptoms like redness, pain and itching. This eye drop should not be used for viral or fungal infections of the eye....
Q: Can Gatilox DM Sterile Eye Drops cause blindness?
A: Gatilox DM Sterile Eye Drops will not cause blindness if used on doctor's advice and in the proper way. However, if it is used for a wrong eye condition of the eye which has not been advised by your doctor, it may lead to blindness.
Q: Can I use Gatilox DM Sterile Eye Drops while wearing my contact lenses?
A: Do not use this medicine while you are wearing contact lenses. Remove contact lenses before the instillation of Gatilox DM Sterile Eye Drops and wait at least 15 minutes or more before reinsertion. A component of this eye drop (Benzalkonium chloride) is known to discolour soft contact lenses.