BIOGEM 200MG INJECTION

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Composition for BIOGEM 200MG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

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Pregnancy
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Driving
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₹1495.0/injection
1 injection in 1 vial
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Substitutes for BIOGEM

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of BIOGEM INJECTION

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Uses of BIOGEM INJECTION

Biogem 200mg injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of BIOGEM INJECTION

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use BIOGEM INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How BIOGEM INJECTION works

Biogem 200mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on BIOGEM INJECTION

Expert advice for BIOGEM INJECTION

  • Do not take gemifloxacin if you have a history of a neuromuscular disease characterized by very weak muscles and unusual tiredness (myasthenia gravis) as it may worsen muscle weakness and cause breathing problems.
  • Do not stop using gemifloxacin even if you feel better, as the infection may not be completely treated and the bacteria may develop resistance.  
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience symptoms such as pain, swelling, inflammation and possible breakage of bands of tissue that connect muscles to bone (tendons) especially in the achilles tendon in the back of the foot/ankle while taking the medicine or within several months of stopping it.
  • Tell your doctor if you have a history of seizures, diabetes, severe or persistent diarrhea, skin sensitivity to the sun, severe heart, liver or kidney problems, heart blood vessel problems, or low blood potassium or magnesium levels, family history of irregular heartbeat (QT prolongation) or are taking any medications for these problems (e.g. amiodarone, procainamide, quinidine, sotalol).
  • Do not drive, operate machinery, or participate in activities requiring alertness or coordination until you know how this medication affects you.
  • Avoid unnecessary or prolonged exposure to sunlight as gemifloxacin may make your skin sensitive to sunlight or ultraviolet light.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for BIOGEM 200MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Biogem 200mg injection 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Do not drive, operate machinery, or do other activities that
require mental alertness or coordination until you know how FACTIVE affects you.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
ZYDOL 50MG SUSPENSION, EPSOLIN 50MG/2ML INJECTION, OZIP 2.5MG TABLET, OLIZA 10MG INJECTION

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Gemifloxacin, 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 BIOGEM 200MG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Gemifloxacin

Q. How does gemifloxacin work?
Gemifloxacin is an antibacterial drug that belongs to a class of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics. It inhibits essential proteins necessary for bacterial reproduction thereby killing the infection causing bacteria.
Q. What is gemifloxacin used for?
Gemifloxacin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria, particularly, gram-positive bacteria like streptococcus. Pneumonia (including multi-drug resistant strains) and some staphylococci which cause diseases such as exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (sudden worsening of symptoms due to bacterial infection in the windpipe), community-acquired pneumonia (lung infection developed in the person who was not in the hospital