Zymar (Gatifloxacin) is a prescription medication that is used for eye infections such as conjunctivitis caused by bacteria. Gatifloxacin belongs to the group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics. This medication works by killing the bacteria that causes the infection. Zymar only treats bacterial infections. It will not work for any other types of eye infections. Use this medication exactly as prescribed for the full time prescribed.
Canadian Pharmacy King is currently offering the brand Zymar eye drops from Canada manufactured by Allergan. There is no generic available for this medication. Zymar is available in the dosage of 0.3%/5 ml eye drops.
The common side effect of Zymar may include bad taste in mouth, blurred vision, eye irritation pain dryness or redness, headache and watery eyes.
Inform your doctor right away if you have any of the serious side effects such as:
• Persistent eye redness;
• Swelling of the eye or eyelid
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.
You should not use Zymar eye drops if you are allergic to Gatifloxacin or if you have any other allergies. Before you start using this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history and about all the medications you take including OTC and herbal medications. Your vision may become temporarily blurred after you apply this medication. You should not drive, use machinery or do any activity that requires a clear vision. Zymar eye drops should not be used during pregnancy unless it is clearly needed. It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Talk to your doctor before breast-feeding.