GATIAID F EYE DROP

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Medicine Overview of GATIAID F EYE DROP

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Uses of Flurbiprofen

Flurbiprofen is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, muscle pain, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Flurbiprofen

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Flurbiprofen

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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How GATIAID F EYE DROP works

Flurbiprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
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Uses of Gatifloxacin Topical

Gatifloxacin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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How to use Gatifloxacin Topical

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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How GATIAID F EYE DROP works

Gatifloxacin topical is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on GATIAID F EYE DROP

Expert advice for Flurbiprofen

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Flurbiprofen can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Expert advice for Gatifloxacin Topical

  • Your doctor has prescribed Gatifloxacin Topical to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Warnings
Special precautions for GATIAID F EYE DROP
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
GATIAID F 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.
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Lactation
GATIAID F 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Undesirable effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and visual disturbances are possible after taking GATIAID F EYE DROP. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
CAUTION
GATIAID F EYE DROP should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of GATIAID F EYE DROP may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of GATIAID F EYE DROP is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
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GATIAID F EYE DROP should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of GATIAID F EYE DROP may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for GATIAID F EYE DROP

Frequently asked questions for Flurbiprofen

Q. Is Flurbiprofen safe?
Flurbiprofen is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Flurbiprofen narcotic/ addictive/ does Flurbiprofen thin blood (work as a blood thinner)?
No, Flurbiprofen is not a narcotic and it is not addictive. Flurbiprofen has no known effects on blood thinning
Q. Is flurbiprofen stronger than ibuprofen/ like/ same as ibuprofen/ a painkiller/ Ansaid?
Flurbiprofen belongs to a group of medicines called NSAID like ibuprofen. The effects of both are comparable. Flurbiprofen is a painkiller and used to treat pain and inflammation. Ansaid is a trade name of the active medicine flurbiprofen
Q. Is Flurbiprofen FDA approved?
Yes, Flurbiprofen is FDA approved for treating pain and inflammation
Q. Is Flurbiprofen over-the-counter medicine?
No, Flurbiprofen is a prescription medicine. It will be given to you if you produce a prescription by your doctor
Q. Can I take flurbiprofen with ibuprofen/ Tylenol (paracetamol)?
Ibuprofen and paracetamol are all drugs that belong to the same group of medicines as flurbiprofen i.e. non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and therefore, concomitant use of two or more NSAIDs (including aspirin) may increase the risk of adverse effects. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use, and any concomitant medication used
Q. Does Flurbiprofen make you sleepy or drowsy/ high/ tired/ increase blood pressure?
Yes, Flurbiprofen may make you feel sleepy or drowsy, tired, raise/ increase your blood pressure. It is not known if it makes one feel high. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use for Flurbiprofen
Q. What does Flurbiprofen treat?
Flurbiprofen belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
Q. Does Flurbiprofen affect birth control?
No, Flurbiprofen has no known effects on birth control
Q. Does Flurbiprofen have aspirin?
No, Flurbiprofen does not have aspirin. Flurbiprofen is active molecule similar to aspirin and both belong to same group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
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Frequently asked questions for Gatifloxacin Topical

Q. Does gatifloxacin topical contain sulfa?
Gatifloxacin topical does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Q. Is gatifloxacin topical the same as Zymaxid?
Zymaxid is the brand name for gatifloxacin eye solution
Q. Is gatifloxacin topical the same as ofloxacin?
Both gatifloxacin and ofloxacin are fluoroquinolone antibiotics and have the same mechanism of killing bacteria. Ofloxacin topical is used to treat eye and ear infections, whereas gatifloxacin is used in the form of eye/ear drops for the treatment of eye and ear infections only. They are also different with respect to the side-effects they cause
Q. Is gatifloxacin topical banned in India?
Gatifloxacin is banned in India for oral/injectable use in humans, however its use as eye/ear drops is not banned.
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