Gatox 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Gatox 400mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Gatox Tablet

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Uses of Gatox Tablet

Gatox 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).
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Side effects of Gatox Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How Gatox Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Gatox Tablet

Expert advice for Gatox Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Gatox 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 Gatox 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Gatox 400mg Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gatox 400mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gatox 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Gatox 400mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Gatox 400mg Tablet may cause diarrhea or rash in the baby
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

The most common side effects that can occur when taking Gatox 400mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Gatox 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gatox 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Take plenty of water while you are taking this medicine
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gatox 4
00mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Januvia 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gatox 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Gatifloxacin

Gatox 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 Gatox eye solution
Gatox does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Gatox is banned in India for systemic use in human by any route including oral and injectable. Its use as eye drop is not banned.
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