Gatiquin 400 mg Infusion

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Gatiquin Infusion

Gatiquin 400 mg 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 & soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia).

Gatiquin Infusion side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Gatiquin Infusion

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

How Gatiquin Infusion works

Gatiquin 400 mg Infusion is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Gatiquin Infusion related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gatiquin 400 mg Infusion.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gatiquin 400 mg 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
Gatiquin 400 mg Infusion is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Gatiquin 400 mg 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 Gatiquin 400 mg Infusion are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gatiquin 400 mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gatiquin 400 mg 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 Gatiquin 400 mg Infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gatiquin Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Gatiquin 400 mg 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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Expert Advice

  • Gatifloxacin oral (tablet and suspension) and injection form has been withdrawn from the market, as it has shown incidences of abnormally high or low blood sugars levels in humans. However, its ophthalmic form (eye drop) is  available to treat bacterial infections of eye, which is considered to be safe for use.  


Interaction with Drugs

Taking Gatiquin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gatiquin

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. Can I stop taking Gatiquin when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Gatiquin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 7th Apr 2017.
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