Gatilab 0.3% w/v Eye Drop

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10 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Gatilab Eye Drop

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Uses of Gatilab Eye Drop

Gatilab 0.3% w/v Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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How to use Gatilab 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 Gatilab Eye Drop works

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

In Depth Information on Gatilab Eye Drop

Expert advice for Gatilab 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. 
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Warnings
Special precautions for Gatilab 0.3% w/v Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gatilab 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
Gatilab 0.3% w/v Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Gatilab 0.3% w/v Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision
for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Gatilab
0.3% w/v Eye Drop in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gatilab
0.3% w/v Eye Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gatilab 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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