Igat Eye/Ear Drops

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Introduction

Igat Eye/Ear Drops is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial eye/ear infections. It relieves the symptoms of the infection by stopping the further growth of the causative microorganisms.

Igat Eye/Ear Drops is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. 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. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

It may cause application site reactions immediately following the application. However, these side effects are temporary and usually subside on their own. Inform your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. While using for eye infections, it may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines. Do not wear contact lenses while using the medicine.

Uses of Igat Eye/Ear Drops

  • Treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections

Benefits of Igat Eye/Ear Drops

In Treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections

Igat Eye/Ear Drops is an antibiotic medicine. It stops the growth of the bacteria that is causing the infection. It helps relieve symptoms such as pain, redness, itching, soreness or ear discharge caused due to eye/ear infections.

The dose and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on your condition. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Igat Eye/Ear Drops

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 Igat

  • 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 treats bacterial eye/ear infections by preventing the bacteria from dividing and repairing. It does so stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Igat Eye/Ear Drops may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Igat Eye/Ear Drops is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Igat Eye/Ear Drops may cause diarrhea or rash in the baby
Driving
UNSAFE
Igat Eye/Ear Drops 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 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.

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Quick tips

  • Igat Eye/Ear Drops helps treat bacterial infections of the eye/ear.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye/ear, to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye/ear to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve within two days of starting treatment, if they get worse during treatment or if you get another eye /ear infection.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Fluoroquinolone
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS
Action Class
Quinolones/ Fluroquinolones

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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Patient concerns

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Dermatology
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Igat Eye/Ear Drops when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Igat Eye/Ear Drops and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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Manufacturer/Marketer address

Leeford Healthcare Limited , Leo House, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, Dugri-Dhandra Road, Near Joseph School , Ludhiana-141116
Country of origin: India

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