Gatifloxacin Ophthalmic Drops, Solution 0.5pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Gatifloxacin: Ophthalmic drops, solution (0.5%)

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What is this Medicine?

GATIFLOXACIN (ga ti FLOKS a sin) is an quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.

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Gatifloxacin 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution

NDC: 503830189
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Gatifloxacin 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution

Reported Side Effects for Gatifloxacin 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution

Laryngeal Edema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Retinal Detachment Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Dry Eyes Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Pain Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Inflammatoin Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Secretion Of Tears Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bleeding Within The Eye Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Irritation Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Eye Drainage Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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