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Gatiquin P Eye Drops 10ml
Gatiquin P Eye Drops 10ml

Gatiquin P Eye Drops 10ml

By CIPLA LIMITED
10ml Eye Drop in Bottle
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MRP 137.09
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Prednisolone(1.0 %) + Gatifloxacin(0.3 %)
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Medical Description

Gatiquin-P eye drop contains a combination of Gatifloxacin and Prednisolone. It is used in reducing post-operative eye conditions such as pain, redness, swelling, etc where a risk of bacterial infection exists. You need to use this medicine as advised by the doctor. Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to it. Avoid wearing contact lenses & being in the sunlight for a too long while on treatment. Before using Gatiquin-P eye drops, please discuss with your doctor if you have any other eye conditions.
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Uses of Gatiquin P Eye Drops 10ml

Gatiquin-P eye drop is used to reduce post-operative eye conditions such as pain, redness and swelling, where the risk of bacterial infection is high.

Contraindications of Gatiquin P Eye Drops 10ml

  • If you are allergic to Prednisolone, Gatifloxacin or any of the other ingredients of Gatiquin-P eye drops.
  • If you are suffering from any infections (like fungal, viral, mycobacterial) of the eye.

Side effects of Gatiquin P Eye Drops 10ml

  • Irritation, itching, redness, dryness, discomfort, watering in the eyes.
  • Blurred vision
  • Headache (uncommon)

Precautions and Warnings of Gatiquin P Eye Drops 10ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Gatiquin-P eye drops during pregnancy?
A:
Gatiquin-P eye drops should be used during pregnancy only if considered essential by the doctor, as there is limited safety information available. Thus, please consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Gatiquin-P eye drops while breastfeeding?
A:
Please consult the doctor before using Gatiquin-P eye drops while breastfeeding as its unknown if its components pass into breast milk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have instilled Gatiquin-P eye drops?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances like a blurred vision after instilling Gatiquin-P eye drops. Therefore, you should avoid driving until your vision is clear.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have instilled Gatiquin-P eye drops?
A:
There is no information available on the interaction of Gatiquin-P eye drops with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any other eye problems like corneal damage, dry eye syndrome, vision or sight disturbances, etc.
  • You need to avoid wearing contact lenses after eye surgery.
  • You experience irritation, pain, redness of the eye and changes in vision occur or your condition worsens after using Gatiquin-P eye drops, immediately contact your doctor.
  • Do not use this medicine for any other condition than that prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not use this medicine for a prolonged duration, use it as directed by the doctor.

Mode of Action of Gatiquin P Eye Drops 10ml

How Does It Work?

  • Gatiquin-P eye drops work by the combined action of both its components - Prednisolone and Gatifloxacin.
  • Prednisolone is a steroid that works by blocking the production of a certain chemical substance in the body called prostaglandins, which cause redness, swelling, itching in the eye.
  • Gatifloxacin is an antibiotic that works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thus stopping the growth of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Gatiquin P Eye Drops 10ml

  • Use Gatiquin-P eye drops as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Follow all the directions carefully and do not miss any doses.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • After instilling the drops, close your eyes for 2-3 minutes; do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper, it must be kept clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a napkin or tissue.
  • If you are prescribed any other eye drops, you need to keep an interval of at least 5 to 10 minutes between both the drops.

Interactions of Gatiquin P Eye Drops 10ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Gatiquin-P eye drops works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Medicines like clarithromycin, erythromycin, diltiazem, itraconazole, ketoconazole, ritonavir, verapamil should be used with caution along with Gatiquin-P eye drops.
  • If you use another eye drop product concomitantly with Gatiquin-P eye drops, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes between the application of both medicines.

Storage and disposal of Gatiquin P Eye Drops 10ml

  • Store Gatiquin-P eye drops below 30°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • You must not use the eye drops once the expiry date has passed and discard the container properly.
  • You need to discard the medicine 4 weeks from first opening it.
  • Do not use the eye drops if you notice the contents are of a different colour in any way or if particles are present.

Dosage of Gatiquin P Eye Drops 10ml

Overdose

If you feel you have instilled Gatiquin-P eye drops more than you should, rinse your eyes with warm water and do not put in any more drops until it is time for your next dose.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Gatiquin-P eye drops, use it as soon as possible. Do not use a double dose of this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Gatiquin-P eye drops?

A: Gatiquin-P eye drop is used to reduce post-operative eye conditions such as pain, redness and swelling, where the risk of bacterial infection is high.

Q: How to use Gatiquin-P eye drops?

  • Use Gatiquin-P eye drops as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Follow all the directions carefully and do not miss any doses.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • After instilling the drops, close your eyes for 2-3 minutes; do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper, it must be kept clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a napkin or tissue.

Q: Can Gatiquin-P eye drops be used with contact lenses?

A: Your doctor may ask you to avoid wearing contact lenses for a few days after having eye surgery. In any case, you should always remove the contact lenses and then instil Gatiquin-P eye drops.

Q: Can I use Gatiquin-P eye drops frequently?

A: Gatiquin-P eye drops should be used only as frequently as prescribed by your doctor.

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ContainsPrednisolone(1.0 %),Gatifloxacin(0.3 %)
UsesPost-operative eye conditions with risk of bacterial infection
Side effectsEye irritation, eye discomfort, eye itching
Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2021 | 10:07 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 and 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 of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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