Who should not use gatifloxacin ophthalmic solution?

Do not use gatifloxacin ophthalmic solution if you are:
  • allergic to its ingredients or ciprofloxacin
  • pregnant (unless absolutely necessary)
Talk to your doctor about use of this medication if you have the following: a heart condition, low blood potassium, kidney or liver problems, diabetes, tendonitis, a seizure disorder, central nervous system problems, intracranial pressure, Alzheimer's disease or hardened arteries -- or if you are breastfeeding (Studies to date have not indicated that gatifloxacin ophthalmic solution is excreted in breast milk.)  

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