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Gatithem 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Gatithem 400mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Gatithem Tablet

As per the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Medicine Overview of Gatithem Tablet


Uses of Gatithem Tablet

Gatithem 400mg Tablet 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).

Gatithem Tablet side effects


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


How to use Gatithem 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. Gatithem 400mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gatithem Tablet works

Gatithem 400mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Gatithem Tablet

Expert advice for Gatithem Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Gatithem 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 Gatithem 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.
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Gatithem Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Gatithem Tablet
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gatithem 400mg Tablet.
Gatithem 400mg 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.
Gatithem 400mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Gatithem 400mg Tablet 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 Gatithem 400mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Gatithem 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gatithem 400mg Tablet 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 Gatithem 400mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gatithem Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Gatithem 400mg Tablet, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Gatithem Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Gatifloxacin

Gatithem 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 Gatithem eye solution
Gatithem does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Gatithem is banned in India for systemic use in human by any route including oral and injectable. Its use as eye drop is not banned.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Gatithem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Gatithem with Rasagiline
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Gatithem with Selegiline
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Gatithem with Strontium Chloride
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Gatithem with Tizanidine
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Gatithem with Analgin
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral
Gatithem with Ropinirole
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Gatithem with Cinacalcet
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Gatithem with Pramipexole
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Gatithem with Piribedil
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Gatithem with Oxyphenbutazone
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Gatithem with Fosphenytoin
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Gatithem with Warfarin
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Gatithem with Magaldrate
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Gatithem with Clozapine
Gatithem with Nimesulide
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular
Gatithem with Phenindione
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Gatithem with Pentoxifylline
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Medicines with composition AMINO SALICYLIC ACID: Rexite BT
Gatithem with Sitagliptin
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Gatithem with Tolbutamide
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Gatithem with Nateglinide
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Gatithem with Glibenclamide
Gatithem with Acarbose
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