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Extragat Eye Drop

Micro Labs Ltd

Composition for Extragat Eye Drop

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Extragat Eye Drop

Bacterial eye infections
MRP
108
3 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Extragat Eye Drop

Uses of Extragat Eye Drop

Extragat Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

Extragat Eye Drop side effects

Common

Side Effect of Extragat is Eye irritation.

How to use Extragat Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Extragat Eye Drop works

Extragat Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.
In Depth Information on Extragat Eye Drop

Expert advice for Extragat Eye Drop

  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • You have been prescribed Extragat Eye Drop for the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the medication.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Do not wear contact lenses until your infection clears up.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the medication.
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Extragat Eye Drop related warnings

Special precautions for Extragat Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Extragat Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Extragat Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Extragat Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Extragat Eye Drop?

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If you miss a dose of Extragat Eye Drop, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

User Submitted Feedback For Extragat Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about Extragat Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about Gatifloxacin
Q. Does Extragat contain sulfa?
Extragat does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Q. Is Extragat the same as Zymaxid?
Zymaxid is the brand name for Extragat eye solution
Q. Is gatifloxacin the same as ofloxacin?
Both gatifloxacin and ofloxacin belongs to the different class, i.e. gatifloxacin is second-generation fluoroquinolone whereas ofloxacin is older and first-generation, but their effect may vary upon individual condition or response
Q. What does Extragat treat?
Extragat treats bacterial eye infection (conjunctivitis or red eye) in adults and children older than 1 year of age
Q. Is Extragat banned in India?
Extragat is banned in India for systemic use in human by any route including oral and injectable. Its use as eye drop is not banned.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Extragat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Extragat with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec
Extragat with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop
Extragat with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee
Extragat with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Extragat with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium
Extragat with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Extragat with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide
Extragat with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex
Extragat with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose
Extragat with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told
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