Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4

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Medicine Overview of Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4

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Uses of Gatifloxacin

Gatifloxacin is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Gatifloxacin

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Gatifloxacin

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 Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4 works

Gatifloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.
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Uses of Ketorolac

Ketorolac is used in Fever, Headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, Pain during menstruation, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Ketorolac

Common

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

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How to use Ketorolac

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 Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4 works

Ketorolac 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).

In Depth Information on Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4

Expert advice for Gatifloxacin

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Gatifloxacin immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.

Expert advice for Ketorolac

  • 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.
  • Ketorolac can raise a 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4 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
CAUTION
Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4 should be used with caution durin
g lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4 may make you feel dizzy, tired or drowsy, you may also get headaches, visual disturbances, vertigo or have difficulty sleeping. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4 is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
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Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4 is safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. No dose adjustment of Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4 is recommended.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gatilox Plus 0.3% w/v/0.4

Frequently asked questions for Gatifloxacin

Q. What does Gatifloxacin treat?
Gatifloxacin treats bacterial eye infection (conjunctivitis or red eye) in adults and children older than 1 year of age
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. Is Gatifloxacin the same as Zymaxid?
Zymaxid is the brand name for Gatifloxacin eye solution
Q. Does Gatifloxacin contain sulfa?
Gatifloxacin does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Q. Is Gatifloxacin banned in India?
Gatifloxacin is banned in India for systemic use in human by any route including oral and injectable. Its use as eye drop is not banned.
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Frequently asked questions for Ketorolac

Q. Is Ketorolac stronger than hydrocodone?
No, Ketorolac is not stronger than hydrocodone. Opioid agents (hydrocodone) are generally stronger pain relievers than a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug like Ketorolac.
Q. Is Ketorolac a muscle relaxant?
No, Ketorolac is not a muscle relaxant. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and can be used to treat mild pain and inflammation.
Q. Is Ketorolac addictive or controlled substance?
No. Ketorolac is not addictive or controlled substance however it can be obtained only on production of valid prescription.
Q. Does Ketorolac expire?
Like all drugs, Ketorolac has an expiry date, which will be printed on the eye drop bottle. Do not use Ketorolac eye drops beyond expiry date.
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