GATIBLU D 0.1% W/V/0.3% W/V EYE DROP

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Medicine Overview of GATIBLU D 0.1% W/V/0.3% W/V EYE DROP

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Uses of Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, severe allergic reaction, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.
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Side effects of Dexamethasone

Common

Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Dexamethasone

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 D 0.1% W/V/0.3% W/V EYE DROP works

Dexamethasone belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It prevents late phase allergic reactions by preventing release of chemicals responsible for allergy..
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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 GATIBLU D 0.1% W/V/0.3% W/V EYE DROP works

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

In Depth Information on GATIBLU D 0.1% W/V/0.3% W/V EYE DROP

Expert advice for Dexamethasone

  • It is a steroid medicine which works well for many different conditions, including serious illnesses.
  • Take regularly to gain maximum benefit.
  • Do not discontinue unless advised by your doctor. You may need to decrease the dose gradually.
  • You may get side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems. Notify your doctor if you get them.
  • Some side effects may occur after weeks or months. These include weakness of arms and legs, or developing a rounder face.
  • Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.

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.
Gatiblu D Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Gatiblu D Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
GATIBLU D 0.1% W/V/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
GATIBLU D 0.1% W/V/0.3% W/V 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.

GATIBLU D 0.1% W/V/0.3% W/V EYE DROP may cause dizziness (vertigo). Changes in your eyesight or muscle weakness may also happen. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
GATIBLU D 0.1% W/V/0.3% W/V EYE DROP is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of GATIBLU D 0.1% W/V/0.3% W/V EYE DROP may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function tests and other blood tests is advisable while you are taking GATIBLU D 0.1% W/V/0.3% W/V EYE DROP.
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Liver
CAUTION
GATIBLU D 0.1% W/V/0.3% W/V EYE DROP should be used with cau
tion in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of GATIBLU D 0.1% W/V/0.3% W/V EYE DROP may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Frequently asked questions about 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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