Gatimore OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Gatimore OZ Tablet

Gatimore OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery.

Gatimore OZ Tablet side effects

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

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

How Gatimore OZ Tablet works

Gatimore 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.

Gatimore OZ Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Gatimore 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
Gatimore 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 Gatimore OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney
Gatimore OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Gatimore OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Gatimore OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gatimore OZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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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 Gatimore 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 Gatimore 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

Questions Related to Gatimore OZ

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Diarrhoea - having loose motion with gas pressure 3 to 4 times during morning and some times during the day and night
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Gatimore 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 Gatimore OZ when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Gatimore 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 Gatimore 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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