Gatilox DF Infusion


Overview

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
  • 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.
Gatilox DF Infusion related warnings
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?
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.

Alternate Brands

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Gatilox DF Infusion
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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Gatilox DF with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tizonec
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Told
MODERATE
Brand(s): Diadose
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gatilox DF

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 7th May 2018.
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