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GF IV Infusion

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Primary uses of GF IV Infusion

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Medicine Overview of GF IV Infusion

Uses of GF IV Infusion

GF IV 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).

GF IV Infusion side effects

Common

Side Effects of GF IV are Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Nausea, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.

How to use GF IV Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How GF IV Infusion works

GF IV Infusion is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on GF IV Infusion

Expert advice for GF IV Infusion

  • Your doctor has prescribed GF IV Infusion 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 GF IV Infusion 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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GF IV Infusion related warnings
Special precautions for GF IV Infusion
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with GF IV Infusion.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
GF IV 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
GF IV Infusion is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
GF IV Infusion may cause diarrhea or rash in the baby
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
The most common side effects that can occur when taking GF IV Infusion are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
GF IV Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of GF IV Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Take plenty of water while you are taking this medicine
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of GF IV Infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of GF IV Infusion?uses

If you miss a dose of GF IV 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about GF IV Infusion

Frequently asked questions about Gatifloxacin

Q. Does Gf iv contain sulfa?
Gf iv does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Q. Is Gf iv the same as Zymaxid?
Zymaxid is the brand name for Gf iv 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 Gf iv treat?
Gf iv treats bacterial eye infection (conjunctivitis or red eye) in adults and children older than 1 year of age
Q. Is Gf iv banned in India?
Gf iv 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 GF IV with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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GF IV with Rasagiline
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GF IV with Phenindione
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Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
GF IV with Nimesulide
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Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
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Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
GF IV with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas
GF IV with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
GF IV with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
GF IV with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
GF IV with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
GF IV with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
GF IV with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
GF IV with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
GF IV with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
GF IV with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee, Pifol, Bitola
GF IV with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop, Lozin, Lozapin, Z Clo, Zaporil, Closin, Clozcare, Skizoril
GF IV with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
GF IV with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
GF IV with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
GF IV with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
GF IV with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
GF IV with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide

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