Natamet Eye Drop

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Natamet 5% Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Fungal infections of eye
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5 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Natamet Eye Drop

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Uses of Natamet Eye Drop

Natamet Eye Drop is used in the treatment of Fungal infections of eye.
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Side effects of Natamet Eye Drop

Common

Increased blood flow to tissues of the eye, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Altered vision, Chest pain, Corneal opacity, Shortness of breath, Eye discomfort, Eye irritation, Eye pain, Foreign body sensation, Eye swelling, Teary eyes.

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How to use Natamet 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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Natamet Eye Drop works

Natamet eye drop kills fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Natamet Eye Drop

Expert advice for Natamet Eye Drop

  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper, as it may contaminate the solution.
  • Do not stop using natamycin even if you feel well. To clear up your infection completely, use natamycin for the full course of treatment.
  • Consult your doctor if symptoms do not get better within 7 to 10 days or they get worse.
  • Do not wear contact lenses if have signs of conjunctivitis or keratitis.
  • Natamycin is not recommended for use in children.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Natamet Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Natamet 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
CAUTION
Natamet Eye Drop should be used with caution during lactatio
n. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Natamet Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Natamet Eye Drop is safe to use in patients with kidney dise
ase. No dose adjustment of Natamet Eye Drop is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Natamet 5% Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Natamycin

Natamet has no known effects on causing cancers
Natamet is an antibiotic derived from Streptomyces natalensis
Natamet belongs to a class of medicines called tetraene polyene antibiotic. Natamet 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
The mechanism of action of Natamet 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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