Zymar

Active Ingredient(s): Gatifloxacin
FDA Approved: * March 28, 2003
Pharm Company: * ALLERGAN
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Zymar Overview

Gatifloxacin sold under the brand names Gatiflo, Tequin and Zymar, is an antibiotic of the fourth-generation fluoroquinolone family,[1] that like other members of that family, inhibits the bacterial enzymes DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV. Bristol-Myers Squibb introduced Gatifloxacin in 1999 under the proprietary name Tequin for the treatment of respiratory tract infections, having licensed the medication from Kyorin Pharmaceutical Company of Japan. Allergan produces it in eye...

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Zymar (gatifloxacin)

ophthalmic solution ## Reference: Zymar What is Gatifloxacin eye solution? GATIFLOXACIN (Zymar™) is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. Gatifloxacin kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. Gatifloxacin eye solution treats conjunctivitis caused by these bacteria. Generic gatifloxacin eye solution is not yet available. What drug(s) may interact with Gatifloxacin eye solution? Do not use any other eye products without telling your prescriber or health care professional. Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Gatifloxacin
  • Injection: 10mg/ml, 200mg/100ml(2mg/ml), 2mg/ml, 400mg/200ml(2mg/ml), 400mg/40ml(10mg/ml), eq 10mg /ml(200mg)
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 200mg/5ml
  • Solution: 0.3%, 0.30%, 0.5%
  • Solution/drops: 0.3%, 0.30%, 0.5%, 0.50%
  • Suspension: 200mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 200mg, 400mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

Other drugs which contain Gatifloxacin or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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