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Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops 2.5ml

Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops 2.5ml

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Manufacturer/Marketer

LUPIN LTD

Consume Type

OPHTHALMIC

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops

Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops belongs to the class of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones, primarily used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis. Bacterial conjunctivitis is the infection of the outer white membrane of the eyeball, the conjunctiva. This infection is highly contagious. Signs and symptoms include pink/red-toned eyes, gritty feeling in eyes, itchiness in eyes, teary eyes, and thick discharge around the eyes. 

Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops contains Gatifloxacin, which kills bacteria (bactericidal action) by preventing the synthesis of enzymes, namely DNA gyrase and Topoisomerase IV, which is essential for the growth and survival of the bacterial cell. Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops has a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity against aerobic gram-positive and aerobic gram-negative bacteria.

Use Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops as prescribed by your doctor. Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops is only for use in eyes. You are advised to use Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side effects such as eye irritation, eye redness, blurred vision, and watery eyes. Most of these side effects of Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. 

Before starting Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops , please inform your doctor if you have any allergies to any antibiotic or have kidney/liver problems. You should not wear contact lenses while you have symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis or while you are applying Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops . Consult your doctor before taking Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops is not recommended for children below 1 year. However, please consult a doctor before giving Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops to children. Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops may cause temporary vision problems (blurred vision), so be cautious while driving and operating machinery.

Uses of Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops

Treatment of Bacterial conjunctivitis.

Medicinal Benefits

Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops belongs to the group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis. It kills bacteria (bactericidal action) by preventing the synthesis of enzymes, namely DNA gyrase and Topoisomerase IV, which is essential for the growth and survival of the bacterial cell. Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops has a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity against aerobic gram-positive and aerobic gram-negative bacteria. Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops has a very low level of bacterial resistance compared to other antibiotics.

Directions for Use

Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops is for ophthalmic use only. Wash your hands before and after use. Shake the bottle well before each use. Lie down and tilt your head backward. Pull your lower eyelid gently with your index finger to form a pocket. Instill the number of drops as advised by the doctor into the pocket of the lower eyelid. Close your eyes for 1-2 minutes. Do not touch the tip of the dropper as it may contaminate the solution.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops

  • Eye irritation
  • Eye redness
  • Blurred vision
  • Watery eyes

Drug Warnings

Do not take Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops if you are allergic or have had a severe reaction to the quinolone or fluoroquinolone antibiotics. You should not wear contact lenses while you have symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis or while you are using Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops . Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before starting Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops . Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops is not recommended for children below 1 year of age as the safety and effectiveness have not been established. Also, inform your doctor about all other medications you have been taking before starting Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops . Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops may cause temporary blurred vision, so it is advised not to drive or operate machinery until your vision is clear.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: No interaction found

Drug-Food Interaction: No interaction found.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops should not be given to patients with fungal infections.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Eat probiotics and a diet rich in vitamins as it may help to improve eye health and ward off infection.
  • Rinse your eyes regularly with clean water.
  • Eat fiber-rich food like whole grains, beans, lentils, berries, broccoli, peas, and bananas.
  • Avoid foods rich in calcium, grapefruit, and grapefruit juice as they might hinder the absorption of antibiotics.
  • Avoid usage of tobacco and alcohol.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Bacterial conjunctivitis: It is also known as pink eye, a condition in which the outer membrane of the eyeball gets swollen and infected. Common signs and symptoms include red-toned eyes with a thick discharge and itchiness. It is highly contagious in nature and can spread from one person to another. 

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Alcohol

Caution

Interaction of alcohol with Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops is not known. Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while on treatment with Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops .

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Pregnancy

Caution

It is not known whether Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops will affect pregnant women. Therefore, consult a doctor before using Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops if you are pregnant.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

It is unknown if Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops passes into breastmilk. Consult your doctor before taking Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops if you are breastfeeding.

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Driving

Caution

Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops usually causes temporarily blurred vision. Therefore, avoid driving or operating machinery until your vision is clear.

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Liver

Caution

Please consult your doctor if you have any liver problems.

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Kidney

Caution

Please consult your doctor if you have any kidney problems.

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Children

Caution

Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops is not recommended for children below 1 year of age. However, please consult a doctor before giving Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops to children.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India Country of Origin: India
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FAQs

Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic that works by inhibiting the synthesis of DNA gyrase and Topoisomerase IV required for the growth and survival of the bacterial cell. This prevents the bacteria from repairing and multiplying. Thereby, helping in treating the infections.
Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. If you take more than the recommended dose, it might cause unpleasant side effects. If you think your symptoms are not improving, please consult your doctor.
Do not take Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops on your own as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections.
Do not touch the tip of the dropper as it may contaminate the solution. Try not to share personal items until your eye infection is cured.
Do not wear contact lenses while using Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops as it could lead to the development of crystals on the contact lens. Wait for at least 15minutes after using Autogati 0.5%W/V Eye Drops before wearing the contact lens.

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