food interaction for GATIRAY eye drop

alcohol interaction for GATIRAY eye drop

pregnancy interaction for GATIRAY eye drop

lactation interaction for GATIRAY eye drop

medicine interaction for GATIRAY eye drop

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Gatiray 0.5% 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Gatiray 0.5% w/v eye drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR GATIRAY 0.5% w/v eye drop

Gatifloxacin Topical(0.5% w/v)

Gatiray eye drop uses

Gatiray 0.5% w/v eye drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How gatiray eye drop works

Gatiray 0.5% w/v eye drop is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

Common side effects of gatiray eye drop

COMMON DOSAGE FOR GATIRAY 0.5% W/V EYE DROP

Patients taking GATIRAY 0.5% W/V EYE DROP

  • 60%
    Thrice A Day
  • 40%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR GATIRAY eye drop

2 Substitutes
2 Substitutes
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RelevancePrice
  • ZYMAXID 0.5% W/V EYE DROP
    (2.5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Allergan India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 98.49/ML of eye drop
    generic_icon
    Rs. 246.22
    pay 198% more per ML of eye drop
  • ENGATT FORTE EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 27.81/ML of eye drop
    generic_icon
    Rs. 139.05
    save 16% more per ML of eye drop

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Expert advice FOR GATIRAY 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. 

Frequently asked questions FOR GATIRAY 0.5% w/v eye drop

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
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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.

TOP MEDICINES PRESCRIBED WITH GATIRAY 0.5% W/V EYE DROP

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)