GATIQUIN P EYE DROPS 10ML

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GAT0057
₹113.30 Inclusive of all taxes
Manufacturer : CIP-CIPLA LTD
Composition : GATIFLOXACIN-0.3% W/V+PREDNISOLONE-1% W/V
Dose Form : DROPS
Description : GATIQUIN-P 10ML EYE DROPS
Route Of Administration : OPTHALMIC
Pack : 1

Drug Ingredient Information

GATIFLOXACIN-0.3% W/V+PREDNISOLONE-1% W/V

GATIFLOXACIN

Information for patients
Drug Information Gatifloxacin is an antibiotic in a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones (flor-o-KWIN-o-lones). Gatifloxacin fights bacteria in the body. Gatifloxacin ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to treat eye infections caused by bacteria. Gatifloxacin ophthalmic may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide
Drug Alert
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Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug You should not use this medication if you allergic to gatifloxacin Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you have ever had an allergic reaction to gatifloxacin (Tequin) or similar medications such as levofloxacin (Levaquin), lomefloxacin (Maxaquin), moxifloxacin (Avelox), ofloxacin (Floxin), norfloxacin (Noroxin), and others. Avoid wearing contact lenses while you still have active symptoms of the eye infection you are treating. Do not use other eye drops or medications during treatment unless otherwise directed by your doctor. Do not allow the dropper tip to touch any surface, including the eyes or hands. If the dropper becomes contaminated it could cause an infection in your eye, which can lead to vision loss or serious damage to the eye. Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as severe swelling, burning, redness, or discomfort, eye pain or vision changes, signs of new eye infection (drainage, crusting, or oozing), or the first sign of any skin rash, no matter how mild.
Drug Special Care You should not use this medication if you allergic to gatifloxacin Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you have ever had an allergic reaction to gatifloxacin (Tequin) or similar medications such as levofloxacin (Levaquin), lomefloxacin (Maxaquin), moxifloxacin (Avelox), ofloxacin (Floxin), norfloxacin (Noroxin), and others. FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether gatifloxacin ophthalmic is harmful to an unborn baby. Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. It is not known whether gatifloxacin ophthalmic passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. Do not use gatifloxacin eye drops in a child younger than 1 year old.
Drug Drug Interactions It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on gatifloxacin used in the eyes. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially: theophylline (Elixophyllin, Theo-24, Uniphyl); a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin); or cyclosporine used in the eyes (Restasis) or taken by mouth (Neoral, Sandimmune, Gengraf). This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with gatifloxacin ophthalmic. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether gatifloxacin ophthalmic is harmful to an unborn baby. Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction It is not known whether gatifloxacin ophthalmic passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. Do not use gatifloxacin eye drops in a child younger than 1 year old.
Drug Machinery Interaction no data available
Drug More Information You should not wear contact lenses while you still have active symptoms of the eye infection you are treating. Do not use other eye drops or medications during treatment unless otherwise directed by your doctor. Avoid caffeine while you are using gatifloxacin, because the medication can make the effects of caffeine stronger.
How to take the Medicine
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Drug quanitty Use this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label. You may need to use the eye drops every 2 hours for the first couple of days, and then every 4 hours for the rest of your treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions. Wash your hands before using the eye drops. To apply the eye drops: Tilt your head back slightly and pull down your lower eyelid to create a small pocket. Hold the dropper above the eye with the dropper tip down. Look up and away from the dropper as you squeeze out a drop, then close your eye. Use only the number of drops your doctor has prescribed. Gently press your finger to the inside corner of the eye (near your nose) for about 1 minute to keep the liquid from draining into your tear duct. If you use more than one drop in the same eye, wait about 5 minutes before putting in the next drop. Do not allow the dropper tip to touch any surface, including the eyes or hands. If the dropper becomes contaminated it could cause an infection in your eye, which can lead to vision loss or serious damage to the eye. Do not use the eye drops if the liquid has changed colors or has particles in it. Call your doctor for a new prescription. Store this medicine at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Do not freeze. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.
Drug Dose no data available
Excess Drug Consumption You may rinse the eyes with warm water if you think you have used too much of this medicine. An overdose of gatifloxacin ophthalmic is not likely to cause life-threatening symptoms.
Forgot Drug Consumption Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Stop Drug Consumption Do not stop the drug untill your doctor says you to do so.
Possible Side Effects
General Information no data available
Common Drug Side Effects Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; slow heart rate, weak pulse, fainting; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as: severe swelling, burning, redness, or discomfort in or around your eye; eye pain, vision changes, increased sensitivity of your eyes to light; signs of new infection, such as drainage, crusting, or oozing of your eyes or eyelids; the first sign of any skin rash, no matter how mild. Less serious side effects may include: mild itching, burning, redness, or irritation; watery eyes; puffy eyelids; headache; unpleasant taste in your mouth after using the drops. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Rare Drug Side Effects no data available
Very Rare Drug Side Effects no data available
Drug Side Effects Symptoms no data available
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Store in a cool and dry place.

PREDNISOLONE

Information for patients
Drug Information PREDNISOLONE ACETATE belongs to a group of medicines known as steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. PREDNISOLONE ACETATE is used in adults for the short-term treatment of eye inflammation. It reduces the irritation, burning, redness and swelling of eye inflammation caused by chemicals, heat, radiation, allergy, or foreign objects in the eye.
Drug Alert
Alert ??If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to: prednisolone acetate, benzalkonium chloride or other ingredients listed in section 6 ??If you suffer from viral, fungal or bacterial eye infections ??If you suffer from tuberculosis of the eye ??If you have injuries to or ulcers on the cornea ??If you suffer from glaucoma ??If you have previously had herpes simplex
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug ??If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to: prednisolone acetate, benzalkonium chloride or other ingredients listed in section 6 ??If you suffer from viral, fungal or bacterial eye infections ??If you suffer from tuberculosis of the eye ??If you have injuries to or ulcers on the cornea ??If you suffer from glaucoma ??If you have previously had herpes simplex
Drug Special Care Talk to your doctor before using PREDNISOLONE ACETATE if you suffer from, or have in the past suffered from: ??Eye ulcers or have had a disease or treatment to the eye that caused the tissue to become thin ??You have glaucoma or are being treated for raised pressure within the eye ??You have had surgery for cataracts. ??Bacterial, viral or fungal eye infections
Drug Drug Interactions Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are using or have recently used any other medicine, including medicines obtained without a prescription
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Tell your doctor before you start using PREDNISOLONE ACETATE if you are pregnant or if you are breast-feeding as steroids may be harmful to the baby. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using any medicine.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Tell your doctor before you start using PREDNISOLONE ACETATE if you are pregnant or if you are breast-feeding as steroids may be harmful to the baby. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using any medicine.
Drug Machinery Interaction PREDNISOLONE ACETATE may cause temporary blurred vision. Do not drive or use machinery until the symptoms have cleared.
Drug More Information •Do not use the drops while your contact lenses are in your eyes. Wait at least 15 minutes after using the eye drops before putting your lenses back in your eyes •A preservative in PREDNISOLONE ACETATE (benzalkonium chloride) may cause eye irritation.PREDNISOLONE ACETATE should not be used whilst soft contact lenses are in place, as it may discolour them.
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info
Drug quanitty Always use PREDNISOLONE ACETATE exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The usual dose of PREDNISOLONE ACETATE is 1 or 2 drops into the affected eye(s) 2 to 4 times a day. During the first two days of treatment you may be asked to apply the drops as often as every hour.
Drug Dose You must not use the bottle if the tamper-proof seal on the bottle neck is broken before you first use it. Apply your eye drops in the following way: 1.Wash your hands. Shake the bottle well before use. Tilt your head back and look at the ceiling. 2.Gently pull the lower eyelid down until there is a small pocket. 3.Turn the bottle upside down and squeeze it to release one or two drops into each eye that needs treatment. 4.Let go of the lower lid, and close your eye. Press your finger against the corner of your eye (the side where your eye meets your nose) for one minute. If a drop misses your eye, try again. To avoid contamination, do not let the tip of the dropper touch your eye or anything else. Replace and tighten the cap straight after use. Wipe off any excess liquid from your cheek with a clean tissue. If you use this medicine for more than 10 days, your doctor may ask you to have checkups.These are to make sure that your medicine is working properly and that the dose you are taking is right for you. Your doctor will check your eyes for: •an increase in pressure •cataracts •infection The proper application of your eye drops is very important. If you have any questions ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Excess Drug Consumption Putting too many drops in your eye(s) is unlikely to lead to unwanted side-effects. If you have placed too many drops in your eye(s), wash your eye(s) with clean water. Apply your next dose at the normal time.If, by accident, anyone drinks this medicine, contact your doctor straight away.
Forgot Drug Consumption If you forget a dose apply it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for your next dose, in which case you should miss out the forgotten dose. Then apply your next dose as usual and continue with your normal routine. Do not use a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
Stop Drug Consumption PREDNISOLONE ACETATE should be used as advised by your doctor. Do not stop using PREDNISOLONE ACETATE until your doctor has told you to. If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Possible Side Effects
General Information
Common Drug Side Effects ??ulcers on the surface of the eye ??severe pain in the eye ??allergic reaction ??headache ??increased pressure within the eye ??centre of the eye becomes cloudy (cataracts) ??eye infections ??mild stinging or irritation ??blurred or poor vision ??pupil dilation ??change in sense of taste ??rash or itching
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Drug Side Effects Symptoms
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep out of the reach and sight of children.Discard the bottle 28 days after opening, even if there is solution remaining. Do not use PREDNISOLONE ACETATE after the expiry date which is stated on the bottle label and the bottom of the carton after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month for an unopened bottle. Do not store above 25°C (room temperature). Do not freeze. Do not use PREDNISOLONE ACETATE if you notice the tamper-proof seal is broken. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

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