Natak is an anti-fungal eye drop that is used to cure eye infections. Pharmtak Ophtalmics India Private Limited manufactures this eye drop. The main salt of Natak eye drop is Natamycin.
The key active ingredient of Natak eye drop is Natamycin, which is an anti-fungal antibiotic. It helps in diminishing and eventually eradicating fungal cell membrane. Some of the fungi that the Natak eye drop fights are Fusarium, Peniciliium, Aspergillus, Candida, etc.
Natak eye drop is used to cure eye infections and conditions related to eye such inflammation of the cornea. Natak eye drop is also used to cure fungal infections such as Conjunctivitis, Keratitis and Blepharitis.
Natak eye drops are not known to cause any long lasting or severe damage to the body; however, there might be some mild side effects. If at any point you feel unwell and uneasy after using this eye drop, or any of the side effects persists for a long time, immediately consult your doctor.
Below are some of the most common side effects of Natak eye drops:
Natak is an anti-fungal eye drop. It is an antibiotic medicine and belongs to the group of medicine, which is classed as. This eye drop works by destroying the fungal cell membrane and thus, curing the fungal infection of the eye. Natak eye drop binds itself to the cell wall of the fungus, and stops the growth of the fungi.
The following precautions and safety tips must be exercised at all times while using Natak eye drops:
Store the medicine in a cool, dark place and out of reach of children and pets.
Natak is the brand name for Natamycin eye drop. There are other substitutes of Natamycin eye drops which are available under other brand names.
While using Natak eye drops, you should avoid taking other eye medicines unless you have been prescribed by the doctor. No drug interactions have been reported.
Ans: Natak eye drop can be purchased over the counter and one does not always require a prescription. However, it is advised to have a recommendation from a doctor or a competent pharmacist before using it. These eye drops are used only for fungal eye infections. In case you have some other eye infections, such as bacterial infection, this will not be effective, and might even aggravate the infection.
Ans: There has been no known interaction between alcohol and Natak eye drop. It is safe to consume alcohol when using Natak eye drops.
Ans: It might not be advisable for pregnant women to use Natak eye drop. The data on this subject is very limited and inconclusive. There have been no adverse reactions observed among women who used Natak eye drop while lactating and breastfeeding. It is advised to consult the doctor regarding this.