Gatica 200mg Tablet

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Composition for Gatica 200mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Gatica Tablet

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Uses of Gatica Tablet

Gatica 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 Gatica Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Gatica 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 Gatica 200mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Gatica Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Gatica Tablet

Expert advice for Gatica 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 Gatica 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 Gatica 200mg Tablet
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Alcohol
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It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gatica 200mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gatica 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
Gatica 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As the most common side effects that can occur when taking Gatica 200mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Gatica 200mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. No dose adjustment of Gatica 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 Gatica 200mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Gatifloxacin

Gatica 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 Gatica eye solution
Gatica does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Gatica 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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