Generic Name and Formulations:
Gatifloxacin 0.3%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.
Indications for ZYMAR:
Susceptible infections of the conjunctiva.
Adults and Children:
<1yr: not established. ≥1yr: 1 drop every 2 hours while awake for 2 days (up to 8 times daily), then 1 drop 4 times daily while awake for 5 more days.
Remove contact lenses. Risk of corneal endothelial cell injury: do not administer into anterior chamber of the eye. Discontinue if superinfection or hypersensitivity occurs. 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.