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Gate Eye Drops 5 ml

Manufacturer

Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Pack Of

1 EYE DROPS

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Product Details

About Gate Eye Drops 5 ml

Gate Eye Drops 5 ml contains a class of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones, primarily used to treat bacterial infections, including conjunctivitis/pink eye. Conjunctivitis is the infection of the outer white membrane of the eyeball. This infection is highly contagious in nature and can pass one to another. Sign and symptoms include pink/red toned eyes, gritty feeling in eyes, itchiness in areas of eyes, teary eyes, and thick discharge around eyes. 

Gate Eye Drops 5 ml contains Gatifloxacin, which helps in treating and preventing a wide range of bacterial infections. It kills bacteria (bactericidal action) by preventing synthesis of enzymes, namely DNA gyrase and Topoisomerase IV, which is essential for growth and survival of the bacterial cell. Gate Eye Drops 5 ml has a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity against aerobic gram-positive and aerobic gram-negative bacteria (that lives in oxygen).

Gate Eye Drops 5 ml should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. You are advised to take Gate Eye Drops 5 ml for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side effects such as eye irritation, eye redness, pain while administration, blurred vision, decrease in taste sensitivity (dysgeusia). Most of these side effects of Gate Eye Drops 5 ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently.

Before starting Gate Eye Drops 5 ml, please inform your doctor if you have any allergy against any antibiotic, or have kidney/liver problems. Do not take Gate Eye Drops 5 ml on your own as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections. You should not wear contact lenses while you have symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis or while you are applying Gate Eye Drops 5 ml. Consult your doctor before taking Gate Eye Drops 5 ml if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Gate Eye Drops 5 ml is not recommended for children below 1years of age. However, please consult a doctor before giving Gate Eye Drops 5 ml to children. Gate Eye Drops 5 ml may cause temporary vision problems (blurred vision), so be cautious while driving and operating machinery.

Uses of Gate Eye Drops 5 ml

Conjunctivitis (pink eye).

Directions for Use

Ear drops: Instil 2-3 drops into the ear canal; do not touch the tip of the dropper. Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor if you are not sure.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Gate Eye Drops 5 ml

Like all medicines, Gate Eye Drops 5 ml can also cause side-effects, although not everybody experiences them. Eye irritation, eye redness, pain on the administration of medicine, blurred vision,  decrease in taste sensitivity (dysgeusia) are the common side-effects of Gate Eye Drops 5 ml. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take Gate Eye Drops 5 ml if you are allergic or have had a severe reaction to the quinolone or fluoroquinolone antibiotics like delafloxacin, ofloxacin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, and ciprofloxacin. You should not wear contact lenses while you have symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis or while you are using Gate Eye Drops 5 ml. Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before starting Gate Eye Drops 5 ml. Gate Eye Drops 5 ml 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 Gate Eye Drops 5 ml. Do not stop taking Gate Eye Drops 5 ml even if you feel better without asking your doctor as your symptoms may come back and may even worsen your condition. Gate Eye Drops 5 ml may cause blurred vision for sometimes, so it is advised not to drive a car or operate machinery after administrating it.  

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Avoid consuming alcohol while taking medicines.

  • Pregnancy

    Gate Eye Drops 5 ml is a pregnancy Category C medicine. It is not known whether Gate Eye Drops 5 ml will affect pregnant women or fetus or not. Hence, the intake of Gate Eye Drops 5 ml should be avoided if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant as it may harm the baby.

  • Breast Feeding

    It is unknown if Gate Eye Drops 5 ml passes into breastmilk. Consult your doctor before taking Gate Eye Drops 5 ml if you are breastfeeding.

  • Driving

    Drive with caution, Gate Eye Drops 5 ml usually causes temporarily blurred vision and affects driving ability.

  • Liver

    Safe if prescribed.

  • Kidney

    Safe if prescribed

Other Information (GAT0019)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Do not wear contact lenses while using Gate Eye Drops 5 ml eye drops as it could lead to the development of crystals on the contact lens. Wait for at least 15minutes after using Gate Eye Drops 5 ml before wearing the contact lens.

Gate Eye Drops 5 ml should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. If you take it in 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 Gate Eye Drops 5 ml on your own as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections.

Gate Eye Drops 5 ml is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic that works by inhibiting the synthesis of DNA gyrase and Topoisomerase IV required for growth and survival of the bacterial cell. This prevents the bacteria from repairing and multiplying. Thereby, helps in treating the infections.

You should avoid contaminating the applicator tip of Gate Eye Drops 5 ml with material from the eye, fingers, or other sources. Try not to share personal cloth or stuff till your eye infections persist. Besides this, do not wear contact lenses as it can cause your eye condition to get worse.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Gate Eye Drops 5 ml

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Ajanta House, Charkop, Kandivli West, Mumbai 400 067, India

Gate Eye Drops 5 ml

Gate Eye Drops 5 ml

MRP: 88.50

Bottle
1

5 ml Eye Drops in 1 Bottle