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Gatifix 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Gatifix 400mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

As per the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Medicine Overview of Gatifix Tablet


Uses of Gatifix Tablet

Gatifix 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).

Gatifix Tablet side effects


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


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

How Gatifix Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Gatifix Tablet

Expert advice for Gatifix Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Gatifix 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 Gatifix 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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Gatifix Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Gatifix Tablet
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gatifix 400mg Tablet.
Gatifix 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.
Gatifix 400mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Gatifix 400mg Tablet may cause diarrhea or rash in the baby
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

The most common side effects that can occur when taking Gatifix 400mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Gatifix 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gatifix 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Take plenty of water while you are taking this medicine
There is limited information available on the use of Gatifix
400mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Manza 15mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR 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 about Gatifix Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Gatifloxacin

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