KETOGATE EYE DROP

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Composition for KETOGATE EYE DROP

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Primarily used for

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Pregnancy
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Driving
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Substitutes for KETOGATE

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Medicine Overview of KETOGATE EYE DROP

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Uses of Gatifloxacin

Gatifloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Gatifloxacin

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Gatifloxacin

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 KETOGATE EYE DROP works

Gatifloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.
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Uses of Ketorolac

Ketorolac is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Ketorolac

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Ketorolac

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 KETOGATE EYE DROP works

Ketorolac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on KETOGATE EYE DROP

Expert advice for Gatifloxacin

  • Use eye drops as recommended in the information leaflet or as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not wear contact lenses, if you have bacterial conjunctivitis or you are applying eye drops.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as you may have blurred vision after using the medicine.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions:  loss of memory and mental ability (Alzheimer disease), inflammation of a part of tendon that attach muscles to the bone (tendonitis), fits (seizures), or any other central nervous system problems, or increased pressure in the head; low blood potassium levels, diabetes, kidney, liver or heart problems.
  • If long-term or repeated use of gatifloxacin drops may cause a second infection.
  • Do not take gatifloxacin, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Avoid using gatifloxacin, if you take coffee or other beverages containing caffeine during treatment.

Expert advice for Ketorolac

  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Ketorolac can raise a risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for KETOGATE EYE DROP
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ketogate eye drop 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Blurring of vision may occur on instillation of eye drops.
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Kidney
CAUTION
TORADOL is CONTRAINDICATED in patients with advanced renal impairment .
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Liver
SAFE
There is no interaction between liver impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for KETOGATE EYE DROP

Frequently asked questions for Gatifloxacin

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

Q. Is ketorolac same as tramadol, aspirin, codeine, acetaminophen?
No. Ketorolac is non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) while tramadol, codeine are opioid (derived from opium) pain killers. Aspirin and acetaminophen are NSAIDs different than ketorolac
Q. What is Toradol?
Toradol is proprietary (brand) name of ketorolac trometamine
Q. Is ketorolac stronger than hydrocodone?
No. Opioid agents (hydrocodone) are generally stronger pain relievers than non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug like ketorolac
Q. Is ketorolac a muscle relaxer, blood thinner, or sulfa drug?
Ketorolac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and can be used to treat mild pain and inflammation. It is however extensively prescribed to treat pain occurring after eye surgery and administered directly into the eyes. It is not a muscle relaxant, blood thinner or sulfa drug
Q. Is ketorolac addictive or controlled substance?
No. Ketorolac is not addictive or controlled substance however it belongs to schedule H drug category and can be obtained only on production of valid prescription
Q. Can I take ketorolac with Vicodin, Aleve, ibuprofen, oxycodone, tramadol, hydrocodone, cyclobenzaprine, Tylenol or naproxen?
Tylenol is the brand name of paracetamol (acetaminophen). Aleve is the brand name of naproxen. Vicodin contains paracetamol and hydrocodone. It is not advisable to take two or more non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) together as it increases the risk of adverse effects. Therefore Tylenol, Aleve, ibuprofen shouldn't be taken with ketorolac. Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant and may be given if ketorolac is used as tablet or injection to treat pain in muscles and joints
Q. Does ketorolac cause drowsiness or urinary retention?
Yes. NSAIDs may cause sleepiness or fluid retention in some patients but small doses given in eyes are unlikely to cause such effect with ketorolac
Q. Can I take ketorolac for a headache, cramps, toothache or back pain?
Ketorolac eye drops are generally used in the treatment of mild to moderate pain after the surgery. In order to relieve headache, cramps, toothache or back pain, tablet or injection may be required
Q. Does ketorolac expire?
Like all drugs, ketorolac has an expiry date, which will be printed on the eye drop bottle. Do not use ketorolac eye drops beyond expiry date.
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