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Natadrops

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

Introduction

Natadrops 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.

Natadrops 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 Natadrops Eye Drop

Benefits of Natadrops Eye Drop

In Fungal infections of eye

Natadrops 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 Natadrops 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 Natadrops

  • Eye irritation

How to use Natadrops Eye Drop

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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Natadrops Eye Drop works

Natadrops 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
Natadrops 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 Natadrops during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Natadrops 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 Natadrops Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Natadrops, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Natadrops 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 Natadrops 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

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 Natadrops cause cancer?

Natadrops has no known effects on causing cancers

Q. Where does Natadrops come from?

Natadrops is an antibiotic derived from Streptomyces natalensis

Q. How does Natadrops work?

Natadrops belongs to a class of medicines called tetraene polyene antibiotic. Natadrops 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 Natadrops does not affect bacteria?

The mechanism of action of Natadrops 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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