Generic Name and Formulations:
Gatifloxacin 0.3%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.
Indications for ZYMAR:
Susceptible bacterial conjunctivitis.
Adults and Children:
1 drop every 2hrs while awake (max 8 times/day) on days 1 and 2, then 1 drop up to 4 times/day while awake on days 3–7.
Risk of corneal endothelial cell injury: do not administer into anterior chamber of the eye. Discontinue if superinfection or hypersensitivity occurs. Remove contact lenses. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Conjunctival irritation, increased lacrimation, keratitis, papillary conjunctivitis, chemosis, conjunctival hemorrhage, dry or red eye, eye discharge or pain, eyelid edema, headache, reduced visual acuity, taste disturbance.