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Gastrogyl DS 500 mg/600 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Gastrogyl DS Tablet

Gastrogyl DS Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Metallic taste
  • Headache

How to use Gastrogyl DS 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. Gastrogyl DS 500 mg/600 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Gastrogyl DS Tablet works

Gastrogyl DS 500 mg/600 mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole. Ciprofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Tinidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Gastrogyl DS Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Gastrogyl DS 500 mg/600 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Gastrogyl DS 500 mg/600 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Gastrogyl DS 500 mg/600 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Baby should be closely monitored for development of fever, loss of appetite and diarrhea. In case, any of the above happens please inform your doctor immediately.
Driving
UNSAFE
Gastrogyl DS 500 mg/600 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Gastrogyl DS 500 mg/600 mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or gives you problems with coordination or sensation (e.g. numbness or weakness). This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gastrogyl DS 500 mg/600 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gastrogyl DS 500 mg/600 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Gastrogyl DS 500 mg/600 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Gastrogyl DS 500 mg/600 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed this combination medicine for the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery.
  • Diarrhea can cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids to help rehydrate you. 
  • Consult your doctor if your diarrhea lasts for more than 48 hours.
  • Do not use Gastrogyl DS 500 mg/600 mg Tablet if you have blood in your stool or if you are severely constipated.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Gastrogyl DS 500 mg/600 mg Tablet as it may irritate your stomach and also cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gastrogyl DS

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Kya fever main cefixime 50 mg dry syrup de sakte haiKitna ml dena hota hai
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Cefixime is a third generation cephalosporin, an antibiotic used in specific bacterial infections. For fever you must use antipyretics like paracetamol to decrease the temperature. Antibiotic is only to be started if bacterial infection is suspected. Do visit a pediatrician for clinical examination of your child.
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. What is Gastrogyl DS?

Gastrogyl DS is a combination of two medicines: Tinidazole and Ciprofloxacin. They work by killing the harmful microorganisms that can cause infection. Together they help to treat the infection more effectively.

Q. Is it safe to use Gastrogyl DS?

Gastrogyl DS is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, headache, dryness in the mouth, metallic taste, heartburn and other uncommon or rare side effects. If you experience any problem due to the medication, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Gastrogyl DS?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Gastrogyl DS when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Gastrogyl DS and complete the full course of treatment even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Gastrogyl DS as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.
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References
  1. MedIndia. Ciprofloxacin+Tinidazole. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. North Harrow, Middlesex: Accord Healthcare Limited; 2016. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Tinidazole. Sandwich, Kent: Pfizer Limited; 2006 [revised Jun. 2016]. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Biological E. Limited, Road No. 35,Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana -500033
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