Gate Eye Drops 5ml

Eye conditions Rx required

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MRP ₹88.50
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INTRODUCTION

GATE contains Gatifloxacin which belongs to a group of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones. It is indicated to treat bacterial conjunctivitis (infections) and also relieves the symptoms of the infection by stopping further growth of the causative microorganisms. Bacterial conjunctivitis is an infection of the eye's mucous membrane, the conjunctiva, which extends from the back surface of the eyelids.

Gatifloxacin is a quinolone antibiotic used for bacterial eye infections (conjunctivitis) which works by killing the bacteria that cause infection. It prevents the bacteria from dividing and repairing and stops the action of a bacterial enzyme.

Always use GATE exactly as directed by your doctor. Before using this medicine, tell your doctor if you have eye diseases or infection. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. The common side effects are burning sensation, eye pain or irritation and dry eyes. Do not wear contact lenses if you have signs and symptoms of bacterial infections. The safety and effectiveness in infants below the age of 1 year have not been established.

USES OF GATE

  • Treats bacterial conjunctivitis (infections)

HOW GATE WORKS

GATE belongs to a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones which works by blocking of bacterial DNA replication by binding itself to an enzyme called DNA gyrase.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use GATE exactly as your doctor has told you. It is for topical ophthalmic use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it and gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid and wipe off extra liquid.

SIDE EFFECTS OF GATE

SERIOUS

  • rash or allergic reaction

COMMON

  • eye pain or irritation
  • burning sensation

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Eye pain or irritation:

Place a cool compress over the eyes, by soaking clean cloth in warm or cold water and then squeezing it out.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

There are no adequate and well controlled studies in pregnant women, GATE should be used during pregnancy if potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. Consult your doctor before using.

BREASTFEEDING

There are limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby. GATE should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before using.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or handle any machines if you experience blurred vision while using this medicine.

ALLERGY

Tell your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Gatifloxacin.

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are using,

  • other quinolones medicines

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Gatifloxacin
Pharmacological Category :   Antibiotics ophthalmic
Therapeutic Indication :   Bacterial infections
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection, Eye ointment, Eye/Ear drops, Syrup/Suspension

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT GATE

Does GATE cause eye irritation?

Yes, it may cause slight eye irritations, if these reactions persist, consult your doctor for advice.

Can I stop using GATE when I feel better?

No, do not stop using without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.

Can GATE use during pregnant?

It should be used with caution during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Anti-microbial drugs. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 714.

2. Chambers HF, Deck DH. Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim, & Quinolons. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. Page - 819.

3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 616.

4. Clyde Schultz. Gatifloxacin Ophthalmic Solution for Treatment of Bacterial Conjunctivitis: Safety, Efficacy and Patient Perspective. July 11, 2012. [Accessed July 20, 2021] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3619660/

5. Allergan Pvt. Ltd. 1999. [Revised on Sep, 2016] [Accessed on July 20, 2021] https://media.allergan.com/actavis/actavis/media/allergan-pdf-documents/product-prescribing/ZYMAXID_pi.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Ingredient
    GATIFLOXACIN 0.3 %
    Hsn Code
    30042039
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Gate Eye Drops 5ml

Gate Eye Drops 5ml Mkt: Ajanta Pharma Ltd

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