GATIBLU 0.3% W/V EYE DROP

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Lupin Ltd

Composition for GATIBLU 0.3% W/V EYE DROP

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Primarily used for

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10 ML in 1 packet
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Substitutes for GATIBLU EYE DROP

GATILAB 0.3% W/V EYE DROP
Laborate Pharmaceuticals India Ltd
₹0.88/ML of eye drop
save 76%
BIOGAT 0.3% W/V EYE DROP
Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
₹1.03/ML of eye drop
save 72%
GATIFIL 0.3% W/V EYE DROP
Fourrts India Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹5.74/ML of eye drop
55% costlier
₹6.7/ML of eye drop
81% costlier
OCUGATE 0.3% W/V EYE DROP
Yash Pharma Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹7.05/ML of eye drop
90% costlier

Medicine Overview of GATIBLU EYE DROP

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Uses of GATIBLU EYE DROP

Gatiblu 0.3% w/v eye drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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How to use GATIBLU 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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How GATIBLU EYE DROP works

Gatiblu 0.3% w/v eye drop is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on GATIBLU EYE DROP

Expert advice for GATIBLU EYE DROP

  • Avoid contact lenses if you have bacterial conjunctivitis or you are applying eye drops. 
  • Inform your doctor about your existing medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines that you use.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as you may have blurred vision after using gatifloxacin topical.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to gatifloxacin or any of its ingredients. 
Warnings
Special precautions for GATIBLU 0.3% W/V EYE DROP
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gatiblu 0.3% w/v 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
SAFE
Gatiblu 0.3% w/v eye drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for GATIBLU 0.3% W/V EYE DROP

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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