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Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Gatigram OZ Tablet

Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery.

Gatigram OZ Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

How to use Gatigram OZ 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. Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.

How Gatigram OZ Tablet works

Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Gatifloxacin and Ornidazole. Gatifloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Ornidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Gatigram OZ Tablet related warnings

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).
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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
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.
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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed this combination medicine for the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery.
  • Diarrhea can cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids to help rehydrate you. 
  • Consult your doctor if your diarrhea lasts for more than 48 hours.
  • Do not use Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet if you have blood in your stool or if you are severely constipated.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Gatigram OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet as it may irritate your stomach and also cause excessive drowsiness.
  • 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.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Gatigram OZ?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Gatigram OZ when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Gatigram OZ and complete the full course of treatment even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Gatigram OZ as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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