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Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml
Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml
Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml
Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml
Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml
Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml
Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml
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Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml

By ALLERGAN INDIA PVT LTD
2.5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
252.31*
MRP 296.84
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Gatifloxacin(0.5 %)
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Therapeutic classification
Occular Antibiotic

Medical Description

Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml contains Gatifloxacin. It is used to treat bacterial infection of the eye characterized as pinkeye (an infection of the membrane that covers the outside of the eyeballs and the inside of the eyelids). They belong to the fluoroquinolones class of antibiotics. Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml works by stopping and killing the growth of bacteria that cause infection. It should not be used for children below 1-year of age. Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml is for external use only. Do not wear a contact lens while using it. Talk to your doctor if eye irritation persists.
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Uses of Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml

Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml is used to treat bacterial infection of the eye caused by specific organisms.

Contraindications of Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml

If you are allergic to Gatifloxacin or any component of Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml.

Side effects of Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml

  • Red, irritated, itchy, or teary eyes
  • Eye discharge
  • Eye pain
  • Eyelid swelling
  • Dry eye
  • Headache
  • Reduced vision
  • Broken blood vessels in the eyes
  • Unpleasant taste

Precautions and Warnings of Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml in human pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml on breastfeeding women. Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml?
A:
Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml does not affect the ability to drive. If you experience blurry vision or any other side effect, which disturbs the ability to drive, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml?
A:
The interaction between Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml and alcohol has not been found. Talk to your doctor if you have a habit of consuming it regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You wear contact lenses.
  • Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml should not be used as an injectable.
  • Avoid contamination of the applicator tip of Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml with materials from the eye, fingers or other sources.
  • Avoid long-term use of Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml.
  • Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml should not be used for children below 1-year of age.

Mode of Action of Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml

How Does It Work?

Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml contains Gatifloxacin. It works by inhibiting the multiplication of the bacteria, stopping the growth.

Directions for Use of Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml

  • Use this medicine as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow directions carefully & do not miss doses.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper. Keep the dropper clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a tissue.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.

Interactions of Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml

Interactions with other medicines

Since Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml 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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Storage and disposal of Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml

  • Store at temperature not exceeding 15°-25°C.
  • Protect it from freezing.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard the solution if it changes colour, turns cloudy or if it contains particles.

Dosage of Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml

Overdose

  • As Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml 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 applied extra quantities of it, wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-apply this medicine to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml be used for ear infection?

A: No, it is used to treat bacterial infection of the eye.

Q: Can I stop taking Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml. 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: Does Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml contain a steroid?

A: No, Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml is an antibiotic. It does not contain a steroid.

Q: How long can I use Zymaxid 0.5% Eye Drops 2.5ml?

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.
Last Updated on: 08 Nov 2020 | 12:16 PM (IST)
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