Gatisafe 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).
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gatisafe Infusion.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gatisafe 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.
Gatisafe Infusion is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby. Gatisafe Infusion may cause diarrhea or rash in the baby
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. The most common side effects that can occur when taking Gatisafe Infusion are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Gatisafe Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gatisafe Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Take plenty of water while you are taking this medicine
There is limited information available on the use of Gatisafe Infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Gatisafe 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.
Gatisafe does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Q. Is Gatisafe the same as Zymaxid?
Zymaxid is the brand name for Gatisafe 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 Gatisafe treat?
Gatisafe treats bacterial eye infection (conjunctivitis or red eye) in adults and children older than 1 year of age
Q. Is Gatisafe banned in India?
Gatisafe is banned in India for systemic use in human by any route including oral and injectable. Its use as eye drop is not banned.