Gatsun Forte Eye Drops 5ml

Eye Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS contains Gatifloxacin which belongs to the group of medicines called Antibiotics. It is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis caused by strains of aerobic gram-positive bacteria (Ex. Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Streptococcus mitis group, Streptococcus oralis, Streptococcus pneumoniae) and aerobic gram-negative bacteria (Ex. Haemophilus influenzae).

GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women as insufficient data is available on this.

GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS is not recommended for children below 1 year of age. Therefore, contact your doctor before using.

The most common side effects of using GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS include worsening of conjunctivitis, eye irritation, dysgeusia and eye pain. Contact your doctor if any of the side effects worsen.

USES OF GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS

  • Used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis

HOW GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS WORKS

GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS works by inhibiting DNA gyrase (an enzyme that helps in replication, transcription and repair of bacterial DNA) and topoisomerase IV (an enzyme that helps in portioning of chromosomal DNA during bacterial cell division).

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS as advised by your physician. It is for ophthalmic use only. Check the label for directions for use. Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depends on your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS

COMMON

  • eye irritation or pain
  • dysgeusia (taste disorder)

UNCOMMON

  • conjunctival haemorrhage (tiny blood vessel breaks just underneath the clear surface of your eye)
  • dry eye
  • eye discharge
  • eyelid oedema
  • headache
  • increased lacrimation
  • keratitis (inflammation of the cornea)
  • red eye
  • papillary conjunctivitis (eyelid gets red, swollen and irritated)
  • reduced visual acuity

RARE

  • steven-johnson syndrome

Stop using GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • anaphylactic reactions (symptoms include eye allergy and allergic dermatitis, nausea, pruritis and blurred vision)
  • angioedema
  • blepharitis
  • dyspnoea

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

There is no proper information about the use of GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using.

BREASTFEEDING

There is no proper information about the use of GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using.

ALLERGY

Do not use GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS if you are allergic to Gatifloxacin or any other components of this medicine.

OTHERS

Use in pediatrics:

Use of GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS is not recommended in children below 1 year of age as the safety and effectiveness in this age group has not been established. Contact your doctor before using.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Tell your doctor if you are using or taking any other medicines including prescription, non-prescription and herbal supplements.

Overdosage:

If you accidentally uses too much GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS, contact your doctor immediately.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Gatifloxacin
Pharmacological Category :   Antibiotics
Therapeutic Indication :   Bacterial Conjunctivitis
Dosage Forms :   Drops, Eye drops, Eye/Ear drops, Ophthalmic solution, Solution, Ointment, tablet, Eye Ointment

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS out of sight and reach of children
  • Store GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS

Is GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS safe for use during pregnancy?

GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women as insufficient data is available on this. Contact your doctor before using.

What are the side effects of GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS?

The most common side effects of using GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS include worsening of conjunctivitis, eye irritation, dysgeusia and eye pain. Contact your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen.

What is GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS used for?

It is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis caused by strains of aerobic gram-positive bacteria (Ex. Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Streptococcus mitis group, Streptococcus oralis, Streptococcus pneumoniae) and aerobic gram-negative bacteria (Ex. Haemophilus influenzae).

What is the mechanism of action of GATSUN FORTE EYE DROPS?

Gatifloxacin works by inhibiting DNA gyrase (an enzyme that helps in replication, transcription and repair of bacterial DNA) and topoisomerase IV (an enzyme that helps in portioning of chromosomal DNA during bacterial cell division).

REFERENCES

1. K.D. Tripathi. Sulfonamides, Cotrimoxazole and Quinolones. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. 7th Edition. 2013. Page 713.

2. Akorn Pharmaceuticals. U.S. Food and Drugs Administration. [Revised in Mar 2022] [Accessed on 7th Nov 2022] https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/lookup.cfm?setid=14312de6-67d4-4de2-854c-ef764090dd83

3. Allergan. U.S. Food and Drugs Administration. [Revised in Sep 2016] [Accessed on 7th Nov 2022] https://www.rxabbvie.com/pdf/zymaxid_pi.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    20 g
    Ingredient
    GATIFLOXACIN 3 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049091
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Gatsun Forte Eye Drops 5ml

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