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Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops

Manufacturer: Calix Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Gatifloxacin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops is an antibiotic that is used to treat infections of the eye, such as conjunctivitis. Remember, that it is an antibiotic and thus will treat eye infections that are caused by bacteria only and not the others.

Don’t stop taking the medicine prematurely as it might cause a relapse of the infection. If you have been using other drops for your eyes, it is advised to wait for some time before you use them.

Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops has certain side effects that include watery or blurred eyes, headaches, irritation of the eyes, pain, redness of the eyes and a bad oral taste. However, none of these should persist and should they bother you, seek prompt guidance from your doctor. Persistent adverse effects such as eye irritation, swelling of the eyelids as well as redness must be brought to the doctor’s attention without any delay. Remember that there’s always a possibility of new fungal infections if you use this drug beyond the prescribed time.

Although rare, an allergic response to this medicine cannot be ruled. Report to the doctor right away if you experience any irritation, swelling or redness of the eyes along with rashes, itching, swelling of the throat and nose combined with breathing difficulties.

Use Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops cautiously during pregnancy. Discuss with your doctor the possibility of any complication cropping up. Steer clear of it if you have had any allergic reaction to quinolone antibiotics in the past.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Pharmacologist before using this medicine.

Bacterial Conjunctivitis
Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops is used in the treatment of Bacterial Conjunctivitis which is an eye infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Haemophilus influenzae.
Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops is used in the treatment of Bronchitis which is an inflammation in lungs caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Haemophilus influenzae.
Community acquired pneumonia
Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops is used in the treatment of Community Acquired Pneumonia which is a common type of lung infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.
Cystitis
Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops is used in the treatment of Cystitis which is a bladder infection caused by E.coli, and Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Avoid taking Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops if you have a known allergy to this medicine or any other medicines belonging to the class fluoroquinolones.
Tendinitis or tendon rupture
Avoid taking if you have a past history of tendinitis or tendon rupture after using Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops or any other medicines belonging to the class fluoroquinolones.
In addition to its intended effect, Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Discharge from eyes Major Common
Eye irritation Major Common
Eye pain Moderate Less Common
Eye swelling Moderate Less Common
Dry eyes Moderate Less Common
How long is the duration of effect?
This effect of this medicine lasts for a duration of 2 to 3 days.
What is the onset of action?
The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours of oral administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Use of this medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed under the supervision of a doctor.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Use of this medicine is not recommended in women who are breastfeeding due to the adverse effect on the development of the infant's joints. Use only if clearly needed under the supervision of the doctor. Monitoring of undesired effects like diarrhea, diaper rash is necessary.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops, and hence can be used as its substitute.
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Missed Dose instructions
The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
Overdose instructions
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
India
United States
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Diabetes Moderate
Use with caution in patients with diabetes as this medicine may lead to increase or decrease in blood glucose levels. Frequent monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary. Suitable dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
QT Prolongation Moderate
Avoid using Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops if you experience any chest discomfort. Regular cardiac function tests are to be performed if you have any heart disease (arrhythmia) or family history of heart disease.
Interaction with Alcohol
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
Lab
Information not available.
Interaction with Food
Food
Information not available.
Interaction with Medicine
Aluminium Hydroxide/Magnesium Hydroxide Moderate
Take Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops. Usage of other medicines should be reported to the doctor.
Digoxin Major
Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops may increase the blood levels of digoxin and may cause serious adverse effects on the heart. Inform the doctor if you are on either of the medicines. An alternate medicine or suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops is an antibiotic that works by inhibiting the enzymes DNA gyrase (topoisomerase II) and topoisomerase IV. This prevents bacterial DNA from replicating, transcribing, repairing and replicating, eventually leading to death.
What are you using Gaticheck 0.3% Eye Drops for?
Other
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Popular Questions & Answers

My eye got reddish and feeling something in my eye and feeling pain. There is spots in my retina. And doctors gave me lubricating eye drops and gatifloxacin eyedrop. Those spots can be curable? My power is both eyes is 6/6.But I saw little bluish to the effected eye.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, Fellowship In Phacoemusification, Senior Consultant Surgeon
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My eye got reddish and feeling something in my eye and feeling pain. There is spots in my retina. And doctors gave me...
You can not see spot on retina , retina is most important &inner part of eye responsible for our vision,it can be examined by ophthmologist with the help of ophthamoscope or indirect ophthalmoscopy.It will be better for us to comment if you share photos.

Dear Lybrate I have a problem after shivering in my ear get high volume sounds then its paining and something liquid and some amount of blood comes out. Now blood are not come out but liquid. Currently I take Gatifloxacin eye drops in my ear as the doctor suggest me and Xylometazoline nasal drop up and Azithromycin tablets IP loromycin 500 mg .what should I do?

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
Dear Lybrate I have a problem after shivering in my ear get high volume sounds then its paining and something liquid ...
This appears like Ear drum perforation as a result of cold and middle ear infection. Ear must be kept dry with no liquid entry of any type. Wipe outside with cotton buds. You require aggressive treatment of nose congestion, cold and chronic infection. Once dry Ear drum reconstruction surgery may be considered. See ENT Specialist for the management.

Swollen eye conjunctivitis with white pus like discharge, from past 5 days, using ofloxacin every hour no relief still. Please advice.

MBBS, DNB (Ophthalmology), ROP
Ophthalmologist, Coimbatore
Use gatifloxacin eye ointment 2 times a day, moxifloxacin/ gatifloxacin eye drops 4 times a day and any over the counter lubricating eye drops. Give it about a week. You should be fine.

Got conjunctivitis in eyes and since yesterday having pain near ear. Having temp also.99 f.Please suggest

Ophthalmologist,
Must be a viral infection . Take gatifloxacin and refresh tears drops. Along with your antibiotic and anti pyretics.
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