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Gatilab Eye Drop

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Primary uses of Gatilab Eye Drop

Bacterial eye infections
MRP
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10 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Gatilab Eye Drop

Uses of Gatilab Eye Drop

Gatilab Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

Gatilab Eye Drop side effects

Common

Side Effect of Gatilab is Eye irritation.

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

How Gatilab Eye Drop works

Gatilab Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.
In Depth Information on Gatilab Eye Drop

Expert advice for Gatilab Eye Drop

  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • You have been prescribed Gatilab Eye Drop 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.
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Gatilab Eye Drop related warnings

Special precautions for Gatilab Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gatilab 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.
Lactation
Gatilab 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.
Driving
Gatilab Eye Drop 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 Gatilab Eye Drop?

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If you miss a dose of Gatilab Eye Drop, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Gatilab Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about Gatifloxacin
Q. Does Gatilab contain sulfa?
Gatilab does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Q. Is Gatilab the same as Zymaxid?
Zymaxid is the brand name for Gatilab eye solution
Q. Is gatifloxacin the same as ofloxacin?
Both gatifloxacin and ofloxacin belongs to the different class, i.e. gatifloxacin is second-generation fluoroquinolone whereas ofloxacin is older and first-generation, but their effect may vary upon individual condition or response
Q. What does Gatilab treat?
Gatilab treats bacterial eye infection (conjunctivitis or red eye) in adults and children older than 1 year of age
Q. Is Gatilab banned in India?
Gatilab is banned in India for systemic use in human by any route including oral and injectable. Its use as eye drop is not banned.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Gatilab with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Gatilab with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec
Gatilab with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Gatilab with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Gatilab with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium
Gatilab with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex
Gatilab with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee
Gatilab with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide
Gatilab with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop
Gatilab with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told
Gatilab with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose
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