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Composition for GFC

Gatifloxacin Topical(0.3% w/v)

food interaction for GFC

alcohol interaction for GFC

pregnancy interaction for GFC

lactation interaction for GFC

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Gfc 0.3% eye drops 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
Gfc 0.3% eye drops is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for GFC

Gatifloxacin Topical(0.3% w/v)

Uses

Gfc 0.3% eye drops is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Gfc 0.3% eye drops is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

Common side effects

Altered taste, Blurred vision, Eye irritation, Eye redness, Teary eyes, Eyelid swelling, Eye itching, Eye discharge, Eye pain

SUBSTITUTES for GFC

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  • GATILOX 0.3% EYE DROPS
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 10.80/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 54
    pay 8% more per ML of eye drop
  • GATIQUIN 0.3% W/V EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 10.40/ML of eye drop
    generic_icon
    Rs. 52
    pay 4% more per ML of eye drop
  • GATIKIND 0.3% EYE DROPS
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 8.36/ML of eye drop
    generic_icon
    Rs. 41.80
    save 16% more per ML of eye drop
  • GATIBLU 0.3% EYE DROPS
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 6.80/ML of eye drop
    generic_icon
    Rs. 34
    save 32% more per ML of eye drop
  • ZENGAT 0.3% EYE DROPS
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Klar Sehen Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 7.80/ML of eye drop
    generic_icon
    Rs. 39
    save 22% more per ML of eye drop

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Expert advice for GFC

  • 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 GFC

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

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 18 February, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)