GATIDEX 200MG INFUSION

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Composition for GATIDEX 200MG INFUSION

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Primarily used for

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Pregnancy
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Substitutes for GATIDEX

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of GATIDEX INFUSION

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Uses of GATIDEX INFUSION

Gatidex 200mg infusion is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of GATIDEX INFUSION

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use GATIDEX INFUSION

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

How GATIDEX INFUSION works

Gatidex 200mg infusion is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on GATIDEX INFUSION

Expert advice for GATIDEX INFUSION

  • Use eye drops as recommended in the information leaflet or as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not wear contact lenses, if you have bacterial conjunctivitis or you are applying eye drops.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as you may have blurred vision after using the medicine.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions:  loss of memory and mental ability (Alzheimer disease), inflammation of a part of tendon that attach muscles to the bone (tendonitis), fits (seizures), or any other central nervous system problems, or increased pressure in the head; low blood potassium levels, diabetes, kidney, liver or heart problems.
  • If long-term or repeated use of gatifloxacin drops may cause a second infection.
  • Do not take gatifloxacin, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Avoid using gatifloxacin, if you take coffee or other beverages containing caffeine during treatment.
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Warnings
Special precautions for GATIDEX 200MG INFUSION
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gatidex 200mg infusion.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gatidex 200mg infusion 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
Gatidex 200mg infusion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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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
EPSOLIN 50MG/2ML INJECTION, OZIP 2.5MG TABLET, OLIZA 10MG INJECTION, GLI 2MG 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 GATIDEX 200MG INFUSION

Frequently asked questions for Gatifloxacin

Q. What does gatifloxacin treat?
Gatifloxacin 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
Q. Is gatifloxacin the same as Zymaxid?
Zymaxid is the brand name for gatifloxacin eye solution
Q. Does gatifloxacin contain sulfa?
Gatifloxacin does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Q. Is gatifloxacin banned in India?
Gatifloxacin 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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