Zigat D Eye Drops 5ml

Eye Infections Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

ZIGAT D 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).

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

ZIGAT D 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 ZIGAT D EYE DROPS include worsening of conjunctivitis, eye irritation, dysgeusia and eye pain. Contact your doctor if any of the side effects worsen.

USES OF ZIGAT D EYE DROPS

  • Used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis

HOW ZIGAT D EYE DROPS WORKS

ZIGAT D 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 ZIGAT D 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 ZIGAT D 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 ZIGAT D 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 ZIGAT D EYE DROPS in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using.

BREASTFEEDING

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

ALLERGY

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

OTHERS

Use in pediatrics:

Use of ZIGAT D 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 ZIGAT D 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 ZIGAT D EYE DROPS out of sight and reach of children
  • Store ZIGAT D EYE DROPS below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT ZIGAT D EYE DROPS

Is ZIGAT D EYE DROPS safe for use during pregnancy?

ZIGAT D 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 ZIGAT D EYE DROPS?

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

What is ZIGAT D 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 ZIGAT D 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
    Ingredient
    GATIFLOXACIN 0.3%
    Hsn Code
    30042039
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