Natacin Eye Drop

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Natacin Eye Drop is an antifungal medication. It is used in the treatment of fungal infections of the eyes. It kills the fungi that cause eye infections and thus treats the infection.

Natacin Eye Drop is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

This medicine is generally well tolerated but it may cause some eye irritation that usually subsides on its own in some time. Please consult your doctor if it does not get better or persists for a longer duration.

Uses of Natacin Eye Drop

Benefits of Natacin Eye Drop

In Treatment of Fungal infections of eye

Natacin Eye Drop is an antifungal medicine. It works by killing and stopping the growth of fungus that is causing the infection. It helps relieve symptoms such as pain, redness, itching or soreness caused due to eye infections.
The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. 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 Natacin Eye Drop

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 Natacin

  • Eye irritation

How to use Natacin Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Use 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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off the extra liquid.

How Natacin Eye Drop works

Natacin Eye Drop is an antifungal medication. It works by killing the fungi that cause eye infections by destroying their cell membrane.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Natacin Eye Drop 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Natacin Eye Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Natacin Eye Drop 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 Natacin Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Natacin Eye Drop, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Natacin Eye Drop should be used as per dose and duration suggested by the doctor.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Remove contact lenses before using Natacin Eye Drop and allow at least 15 minutes before re-inserting them.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Consult your doctor if the symptoms get worse or do not get better within 2 weeks of treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminoglycosides {Amphoteric macrolide antifungal antibiotic}
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS
Action Class
Fungal cell membrane active agent

Patient Concerns

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I am regularly using the cream cosmelite But now due to a fungal infection i have to use a antifungal cream fungicros So So i want to know whether i can apply the cream cosmelite after fungicros
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pls tell me which part of body have fungal infections
Medicine for fungal infections.
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
There is hundred type of fungal infectionFrom which you sufferBetter visit clinic for proper examination
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FAQs

Q. Does Natacin Eye Drop cause cancer?

Natacin Eye Drop has no known effects on causing cancers

Q. Where does Natacin Eye Drop come from?

Natacin Eye Drop is an antibiotic derived from Streptomyces natalensis

Q. How does Natacin Eye Drop work?

Natacin Eye Drop belongs to a class of medicines called tetraene polyene antibiotic. Natacin Eye Drop binds to the fungal cell wall, alters the permeability of the cell wall and causes depletion of the cellular contents; thereby reducing growth and proliferation of fungi

Q. Why Natacin Eye Drop does not affect bacteria?

The mechanism of action of Natacin Eye Drop is through binding of the molecule to the sterol moiety of the fungal cell membrane. Since bacterial cell wall doesn't contain sterol moiety, it doesn't affect bacteria.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Ashirwad building, S.V.Road, Opp. Badi Masjid, Bandra(W), Mumbai-400050, INDIA
Country of Origin: India

MRP
114.1
Inclusive of all taxes
5 ml in 1 packet
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