Igat Eye/Ear Drops

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Igat Eye/Ear Drops
Igat Eye/Ear Drops is used in the treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections. It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
Igat Eye/Ear Drops side effects
Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
How to use Igat Eye/Ear Drops
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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.
How Igat Eye/Ear Drops works
Igat Eye/Ear Drops is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.
Igat Eye/Ear Drops related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Igat Eye/Ear 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Igat Eye/Ear Drops is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Igat Eye/Ear Drops may cause diarrhea or rash in the baby
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
The most common side effects that can occur when taking Igat Eye/Ear Drops are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established
What if you miss a dose of Igat Eye/Ear Drops?
If you miss a dose of Igat Eye/Ear Drops, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Igat Eye/Ear Drops to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Igat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Does Igat contain sulfa?
Igat does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Q. Is Igat the same as Zymaxid?
Zymaxid is the brand name for Igat 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 Igat treat?
Igat treats bacterial eye infection (conjunctivitis or red eye) in adults and children older than 1 year of age
Q. Is Igat banned in India?
Igat is banned in India for systemic use in human by any route including oral and injectable. Its use as eye drop is not banned.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Leeford Healthcare Limited , Leo House, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, Dugri-Dhandra Road, Near Joseph School , Ludhiana-141116
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