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Gatifect 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Gatifect 400mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Gatifect 400mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Gatifect Tablet

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Uses of Gatifect Tablet

Gatifect 400mg 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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Gatifect Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Gatifect 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. Gatifect 400mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gatifect Tablet works

Gatifect 400mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Gatifect Tablet

Expert advice for Gatifect Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Gatifect to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Gatifect and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • 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.
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Gatifect Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Gatifect Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gatifect 400mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gatifect 400mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Gatifect 400mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Gatifect 400mg Tablet may cause diarrhea or rash in the baby
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
The most common side effects that can occur when taking Gatifect 400mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gatifect 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gatifect 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Take plenty of water while you are taking this medicine
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gatifect 400mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gatifect Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Gatifect 400mg Tablet, 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 about Gatifect Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Gatifloxacin

Gatifect 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 Gatifect eye solution
Gatifect does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Gatifect is banned in India for systemic use in human by any route including oral and injectable. Its use as eye drop is not banned.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Gatifect with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Gatifect with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Gatifect with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Gatifect with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Gatifect with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Gatifect with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Gatifect with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Gatifect with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Gatifect with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Gatifect with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Gatifect with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid
Gatifect with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Gatifect with AMINO SALICYLIC ACID
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition AMINO SALICYLIC ACID: Rexite BT
Gatifect with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Gatifect with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Gatifect with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Gatifect with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Gatifect with Analgin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral
Gatifect with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Gatifect with Acarbose
MODERATE
Gatifect with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Gatifect with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Gatifect with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Gatifect with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
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