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Higati Eye Ointment

Hicare Pharma

Composition for Higati Eye Ointment

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Higati Eye Ointment

Bacterial eye infections
MRP
54
5 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Higati Eye Ointment

Uses of Higati Eye Ointment

Higati Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

Higati Eye Ointment side effects

Common

Side Effect of Higati is Eye irritation.

How to use Higati Eye Ointment

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 tube close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid.

How Higati Eye Ointment works

Higati Eye Ointment is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on Higati Eye Ointment

Expert advice for Higati Eye Ointment

  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • You have been prescribed Higati Eye Ointment for the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.
  • 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 medication.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Do not wear contact lenses until your infection clears up.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the medication.
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Higati Eye Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Higati Eye Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Higati Eye Ointment 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.
Lactation
Higati Eye Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Higati Eye Ointment 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 miss a dose of Higati Eye Ointment?uses

If you miss a dose of Higati Eye Ointment, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Higati Eye Ointment

Frequently asked questions about Gatifloxacin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Higati with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Higati with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec
Higati with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Higati with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Higati with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop
Higati with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium
Higati with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex
Higati with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
Higati with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told
Higati with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose
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