Extragat Eye Drops

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Extragat Opthalmic Solution

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

Extragat Opthalmic Solution side effects

Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation

How to use Extragat Opthalmic Solution

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 Opthalmic Solution works

Extragat Eye Drops is an antibiotic. It treats bacterial eye infections by preventing the bacteria from dividing and repairing. It does so stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase.

Extragat Opthalmic Solution related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Extragat Eye Drops 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 Drops 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 Drops 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 Opthalmic Solution?

If you miss a dose of Extragat Eye Drops, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Extragat Eye Drops
Zymaxid Opthalmic Solution
Allergan India Pvt Ltd
₹108.14/ml of Opthalmic Solution
200% costlier
₹87.52/ml of Opthalmic Solution
143% costlier

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Extragat Eye Drops 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.
  • Gatifloxacin oral (tablet and suspension) and injection form has been withdrawn from the market, as it has shown incidences of abnormally high or low blood sugars levels in humans. However, its ophthalmic form (eye drop) is  available to treat bacterial infections of eye, which is considered to be safe for use.  


Interaction with Drugs

Taking Extragat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tizonec
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
MODERATE
Brand(s): Told
MODERATE

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Extragat when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Extragat and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 20th Jul 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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