GEMIF 320MG TABLET

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Hetero Drugs Ltd

Composition for GEMIF 320MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Driving
65.71
₹13.14/tablet
5 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of GEMIF TABLET

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Uses of GEMIF TABLET

Gemif 320mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of GEMIF TABLET

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use GEMIF 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 Gemif 320mg tablet at a fixed time.

How GEMIF TABLET works

Gemif 320mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on GEMIF TABLET

Expert advice for GEMIF TABLET

  • Do not take gemifloxacin if you have a history of a neuromuscular disease characterized by very weak muscles and unusual tiredness (myasthenia gravis) as it may worsen muscle weakness and cause breathing problems.
  • Do not stop using gemifloxacin even if you feel better, as the infection may not be completely treated and the bacteria may develop resistance.  
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience symptoms such as pain, swelling, inflammation and possible breakage of bands of tissue that connect muscles to bone (tendons) especially in the achilles tendon in the back of the foot/ankle while taking the medicine or within several months of stopping it.
  • Tell your doctor if you have a history of seizures, diabetes, severe or persistent diarrhea, skin sensitivity to the sun, severe heart, liver or kidney problems, heart blood vessel problems, or low blood potassium or magnesium levels, family history of irregular heartbeat (QT prolongation) or are taking any medications for these problems (e.g. amiodarone, procainamide, quinidine, sotalol).
  • Do not drive, operate machinery, or participate in activities requiring alertness or coordination until you know how this medication affects you.
  • Avoid unnecessary or prolonged exposure to sunlight as gemifloxacin may make your skin sensitive to sunlight or ultraviolet light.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for GEMIF 320MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gemif 320mg 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Do not drive, operate machinery, or do other activities that
require mental alertness or coordination until you know how FACTIVE affects you.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
EPSOLIN 50MG/2ML INJECTION, OZIP 2.5MG TABLET, OLIZA 10MG INJECTION, GLI 2MG TABLET

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Gemifloxacin, 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 for GEMIF 320MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Gemifloxacin

Q. How does gemifloxacin work?
Gemifloxacin is an antibacterial drug that belongs to a class of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics. It inhibits essential proteins necessary for bacterial reproduction thereby killing the infection causing bacteria.
Q. What is gemifloxacin used for?
Gemifloxacin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria, particularly, gram-positive bacteria like streptococcus. Pneumonia (including multi-drug resistant strains) and some staphylococci which cause diseases such as exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (sudden worsening of symptoms due to bacterial infection in the windpipe), community-acquired pneumonia (lung infection developed in the person who was not in the hospital

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