Biogat 200mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Biogat Tablet

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Uses of Biogat Tablet

Biogat 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Biogat Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Biogat Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Biogat 200mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Biogat Tablet works

Biogat 200mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Biogat Tablet

Expert advice for Biogat Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Biogat immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Biogat 200mg Tablet
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Alcohol
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It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Biogat 200mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Biogat 200mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Biogat 200mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human
studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Biogat 200mg Tablet alters the abili
ty to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
SAFE
Biogat 200mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. No dose adjustment of Biogat 200mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Cipin 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Gatifloxacin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Biogat 200mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Gatifloxacin

Biogat treats bacterial eye infection (conjunctivitis or red eye) in adults and children older than 1 year of age
Q. Is gatifloxacin the same as ofloxacin?
Both gatifloxacin and ofloxacin belongs to the different class, i.e. gatifloxacin is second-generation fluoroquinolone whereas ofloxacin is older and first-generation, but their effect may vary upon individual condition or response
Zymaxid is the brand name for Biogat eye solution
Biogat does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Biogat is banned in India for systemic use in human by any route including oral and injectable. Its use as eye drop is not banned.
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