Geton Plex Capsule

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Composition for Geton Plex NA Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Geton Plex Capsule

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Uses of Geton Plex Capsule

Geton Plex Capsule 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 Geton Plex Capsule

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Geton Plex Capsule

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 Geton Plex Capsule at a fixed time.

How Geton Plex Capsule works

Geton plex capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Geton Plex Capsule

Expert advice for Geton Plex Capsule

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Geton plex immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Geton Plex Capsule
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Geton Plex Capsule.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Geton Plex Capsule 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
Geton Plex Capsule is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Geton Plex Capsule 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 Geton Plex Capsule are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Geton Plex Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Geton Plex Capsule 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 Geton P
lex Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Geton Plex NA Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Gatifloxacin

Geton plex 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 Geton plex eye solution
Geton plex does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Geton plex 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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Substitutes for Geton Plex

No substitutes found for this medicine
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