The Brand Name PIMAFUCIN Has Generic Salt :: Natamycin
PIMAFUCIN Is From Company Elder Priced :: Rs. 31.5
PIMAFUCIN have Natamycin is comes under Sub class Anti Infectives of Main Class Ocular
Main Medicine Class:: Ocular Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Infectives
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|Natamycin||EYE DPS||Rs. 31.5||3ML|
Indications for Drugs ::
Conjunctivitis, Keratitis, Blepharitis
Drug Dose ::
For fungal keratitis: The preferred initial dosage is 1 drop instilled in the conjuntival sac (s) at 1-2 hours interval. The frequency of application can usually be reduced to 1 drop 6-8 times daily after the first 3-4 days. Therapy should generally be continued for 14 to 21 days or until there is resolution of active fungal keratitis. In many cases, it may be helpful to reduce the dosage gradually at 4 to 7 days intervals to assure the replicating fungus has been eliminated. For fungal blepharitis & conjunctivitis: Less frequent initial dosage, 1 drop 4-6 times daily may be sufficient.
Natamycin sterile ophthalmic suspension is contraindicated in individuals with a known hypersensitivity to any of its components.
Drug Precautions ::
For topical eye use only. Failure of improvement of keratitis following 7-10 days of administration of the drug suggests that the infection may be caused by a microorganism not susceptible to natamycin.
Drug Side Effects ::
Local irritation, conjunctival chemosis, hyperemia, etc.
Pregnancy category ::
Drug Mode of Action ::
Natamycin is a polyene antifungal antibiotic which acts by increasing cell membrane permeability in susceptible fungi. It is active against a variety of yeast and filamentous fungi.
Drug Interactions ::
Potentially Fatal: May increase spread of fungal eye infection when used w/ topical corticosteroid.