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Gatilox DF Infusion

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Primary uses of Gatilox DF Infusion

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Medicine Overview of Gatilox DF Infusion

Uses of Gatilox DF Infusion

Gatilox DF Infusion 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).

Gatilox DF Infusion side effects

Common

Side Effects of Gatilox DF are Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Nausea, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.

How to use Gatilox DF Infusion

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

How Gatilox DF Infusion works

Gatilox DF Infusion is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on Gatilox DF Infusion

Expert advice for Gatilox DF Infusion

  • Your doctor has prescribed Gatilox DF Infusion 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 Gatilox DF Infusion 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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Gatilox DF Infusion related warnings
Special precautions for Gatilox DF Infusion
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gatilox DF Infusion.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gatilox DF 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Gatilox DF Infusion is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Gatilox DF Infusion 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 Gatilox DF Infusion are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gatilox DF Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gatilox DF Infusion 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 Gatilox DF Infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gatilox DF Infusion?uses

If you miss a dose of Gatilox DF Infusion, 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 Gatilox DF Infusion

Frequently asked questions about Gatifloxacin

Q. Does Gatilox df contain sulfa?
Gatilox df does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Q. Is Gatilox df the same as Zymaxid?
Zymaxid is the brand name for Gatilox df eye solution
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. What does Gatilox df treat?
Gatilox df treats bacterial eye infection (conjunctivitis or red eye) in adults and children older than 1 year of age
Q. Is Gatilox df banned in India?
Gatilox df 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 Gatilox DF with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Gatilox DF with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Bentoform, Strotas
Gatilox DF with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Gatilox DF with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Gatilox DF with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Gatilox DF with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Gatilox DF with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Gatilox DF with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Gatilox DF with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
Gatilox DF with Metamizole / Dipyrone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Gatilox DF with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Gatilox DF with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Gatilox DF with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee, Pifol, Bitola
Gatilox DF with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Gatilox DF with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Gatilox DF with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop, Lozin, Lozapin, Z Clo, Zaporil, Closin, Clozcare, Skizoril
Gatilox DF with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas
Gatilox DF with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb
Gatilox DF with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Gatilox DF with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Gatilox DF with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Gatilox DF with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Gatilox DF with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Gatilox DF with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Gatilox DF with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Gatilox DF with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
Gatilox DF with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon

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