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Gatsun DM Eye Drop

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Product introduction

Gatsun DM Eye Drop is a medicine used to treat bacterial eye infections. It prevents the growth of the bacteria that cause infection in the eyes. It also relieves the symptoms of inflammation such as redness, itchiness, and irritation.

Gatsun DM Eye Drop is to be used only in the affected eye. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Read the label carefully for instruction before you use the medicine. Wash your hands before using this medicine. Do not use too much or too little. Use it in the exact dose as prescribed by the doctor or as instructed in the label.

Use of this medicine may cause burning sensation, stinging, and irritation at the application site. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. However, if they persist or get worse, inform your doctor. In case of accidental contact with your ears, nose, or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.

Inform your doctor if you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients in this medicine or if you are taking any other medication. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery immediately after using this medicine as it may cause temporary blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Gatsun DM Eye Drop

  • Treatment of Bacterial eye infections

Benefits of Gatsun DM Eye Drop

In Treatment of Bacterial eye infections

Gatsun DM Eye Drop is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes such as conjunctivitis or pink eye. It stops the growth of bacteria causing infection and helps relieve pain, swelling, redness, itching, or irritation in the eyes. Use it 2-3 times a day for at least a week or as prescribed by the doctor. Your symptoms might improve after using Gatsun DM Eye Drop. However, make sure to complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Gatsun DM Eye Drop

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Gatsun DM

  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation
  • Stinging sensation
  • Watery eyes
  • Blurred vision

How to use Gatsun DM Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Use 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 the extra liquid.

How Gatsun DM Eye Drop works

Gatsun DM Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines: Dexamethasone and Gatifloxacin. Dexamethasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red swollen and itchy. Gatifloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria in the eye by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Gatsun DM Eye Drop during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Gatsun DM Eye Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Gatsun DM 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 forget to take Gatsun DM Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Gatsun DM Eye Drop, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

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Quick tips

  • 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 drop.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Gatsun DM Eye Drop might cause blurring of vision. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how the medicine affects you.
  • It is advisable to reduce screen time (by avoiding watching tv, or phone) and use sunglasses while going out into the sunlight.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS

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References

  1. MedIndia. Gatifloxacin + Dexamethasone. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. DailyMed. Gatifloxacin-dexamethasone phosphate solution/ drops. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Gatifloxacin ophthalmic. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2017] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. MedlinePlus. Dexamethasone Ophthalmic. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2017] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of origin: India

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