Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Uses of Gatifloxacin

Gatifloxacin 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 Gatifloxacin

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Gatifloxacin

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.

How Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet works

Gatifloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.
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Uses of Ornidazole

Ornidazole is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and parasitic infections.
It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.
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Side effects of Ornidazole

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Ornidazole

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.

How Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet works

Ornidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Gatifloxacin

  • 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 Gatifloxacin 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.

Expert advice for Ornidazole

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
  • If you are using Ornidazole in a high dose or for a prolonged time, there is a risk of more side effects, like nerve damage.
  • You should not drink alcohol during or for 48 hours after treatment. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache if you take it together.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.
Warnings
Special precautions for Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as
flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg 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
No information is available on the use of Gatigram OZ 200 mg
/500 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

The most common side effects that can occur when taking Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in
patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution
in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet

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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Frequently asked questions for Ornidazole

Q. Is Ornidazole an antibiotic?
Yes, Ornidazole is an antibiotic and is a nitroimidazole derivative. It is active against anaerobic organisms and microbes like giardia, entamoeba, and trichomonas. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. What does Ornidazole treat?
Ornidazole is used for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (nonspecific vaginal infection), trichomoniasis, amoebiasis, giardiasis, and infections due to anaerobic bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Is Ornidazole safe in lactation?
It is not known whether Ornidazole passes into the human milk or not. It is advisable that you should not take Ornidazole if you are breastfeeding or breastfeeding should be stopped. Consult your doctor before taking the drug if you are breastfeeding.
Q. Is Ornidazole safe in pregnancy?
There are no studies on the safety of Ornidazole when used in pregnancy. So, it is advisable that the drug should not be used during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor prior to taking the drug if you are pregnant.
Q. Are ornidazole and metronidazole the same?
Both ornidazole and metronidazole belong to the same class of drugs and are nitroimidazole derivatives. They have a similar mechanism of action and are active against similar microbes. However, ornidazole has a longer half-life, so it is given once a day and also has lesser side effects compared to metronidazole. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Is Ornidazole carcinogenic?
Ornidazole has not shown to cause any carcinogenic effect in humans. Talk to your doctor in case you have any further concerns regarding the same.
Q. Is Ornidazole safe?
Ornidazole is a safe medicine if taken in the dose for a duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. How long does Ornidazole take to work?
After oral administration, Ornidazole is rapidly absorbed and takes less than three hours to reach peak concentrations in the blood. It is well distributed in the tissues.
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