Medicine Overview of Gatiron Tablet
How to use Gatiron 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. Gatiron 400mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Gatiron Tablet works
Gatiron 400mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.
In Depth Information on Gatiron Tablet
Expert advice for Gatiron Tablet
- Your doctor has prescribed Gatiron 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 Gatiron 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.
Gatiron Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Gatiron Tablet
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gatiron 400mg Tablet.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gatiron 400mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Gatiron 400mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
Gatiron 400mg Tablet may cause diarrhea or rash in the baby...
Gatiron 400mg Tablet may cause diarrhea or rash in the baby
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
The most common side effects that can occur when taking Gatiron 400mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive....
The most common side effects that can occur when taking Gatiron 400mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Gatiron 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gatiron 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Take plenty of water while you are taking this medicine...
Take plenty of water while you are taking this medicine
There is limited information available on the use of Gatiron+more
400mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Manza 15mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet
If you miss a dose of Gatifloxacin, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Gatiron Tablet
Frequently asked questions about Gatifloxacin
Gatiron treats bacterial eye infection (conjunctivitis or red eye) in adults and children older than 1 year of age
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
Zymaxid is the brand name for Gatiron eye solution
Gatiron does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Gatiron is banned in India for systemic use in human by any route including oral and injectable. Its use as eye drop is not banned.