Natamet is an antifungal drug for topical administration. It has Natamycin ophthalmic solution, which kills the fungi that give rise to infection in the eye. Your doctor may recommend Natamet for the treatment of fungal blepharitis, conjunctivitis, and keratitis. You should not use eye medication if you are allergic to it. Being an antifungal drug, Natamycin destroy fungi and stops the growth of fungus that is responsible for causing an eye infection. It helps to relieve a wide range of symptoms, including itching, redness, pain, and soreness.
Your eye specialist will suggest the correct dose and duration of the ocular treatment. Be sure to follow your ophthalmologist’s instructions when it comes to using the eye drops. While using the eye drop, hold the bottle close to your eye, make sure you do not touch the tip of the bottle. Gently squeeze the bottle and place one drop inside your eye. Do not forget to wipe the extra medication around your eye. Pregnant women should discuss the risks and benefits of taking medicine.
Natamet eye drop is not recommended for individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to Natamycin or any other components. Do not use it if the container is damaged. The eye medication is generally well-tolerated, but in a few people, it may irritate the eye that usually resolves after some time. Speak to your ophthalmologist if the condition does not get better, and the symptoms remain for a longer duration.
Most side effects of Natamet 0.05% eye drop does not require medical attention and resolves on their own. Speak to your doctor if they persist for more than a few days or you are concerned about them. The common side effects are foreign body sensation, eye irritation, increased eye pain, ocular hyperaemia, and medication residue.