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Germentad 0.3%/0.1% Eye Drop

Prescription Required
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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Germentad 0.3%/0.1% Eye Drop is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that is used to treat bacterial eye infections. It stops the growth of bacteria and helps in relieving redness, itching and swelling.

Germentad 0.3%/0.1% Eye Drop is to be used only in the affected eye in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The most common side effects include discomfort, irritation and burning sensation at the application site. If these side effects persist for a longer duration, inform your doctor. In case by accident, this medicine goes into your ears, nose or mouth, immediately rinse it with water. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or are allergic to this medicine or taking any other medication.  It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery after use of this medicine as it may cause blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Germentad Eye Drop

  • Bacterial eye infections

Side effects of Germentad 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 Germentad

  • Eye irritation
  • Eye discomfort

How to use Germentad 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 Germentad Eye Drop works

Germentad 0.3%/0.1% Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines: Gentamicin and Dexamethasone. Gentamicin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth in the eye by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Dexamethasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red, swollen and itchy.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Germentad 0.3%/0.1% Eye Drop is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Germentad 0.3%/0.1% Eye Drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Germentad 0.3%/0.1% Eye Drop may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Germentad 0.3%/0.1% Eye Drop
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Quick Tips

  • Germentad 0.3%/0.1% Eye Drop is used for the treatment of bacterial skin infections.
  • It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film, two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. 
  • Do not apply it to broken skin and avoid getting it in your eyes, nose or mouth. 
  • Do not cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • It may cause temporary burning, itching or a redness at application site. This is usually mild. Consult your doctor if you experience a more severe reaction.
  • Inform your doctor if your skin problem hasn't improved after seven days of treatment.

Fact Box

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Patient Concerns

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My i lids have swolen due to some alergy. What medecin i should take and can i do ice massage on it
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
zymar 0.3%eye drop 2drops in each eye 3 times a day , it contain gatifloxacin, if u allergic to it donot take
I'm having slight redness of eyes, slight heaviness & what we call in hindi aankh fadkana since 15 days!!
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
ok take Becosule or cobadex twice daily for 7 daysfor redness in eye zymar 0.3% eye drop 4-6 time daily 3 drops in both eye
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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Dexamethasone. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Gentamicin. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. PubChem. Dexamethasone. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. MedlinPlus. Gentamicin. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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