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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


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


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 kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on GF IV Infusion

Expert advice for GF IV Infusion

  • Your doctor has prescribed Gf iv 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 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
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with GF IV Infusion.
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.
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
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.
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
There is limited information available on the use of GF IV I
nfusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Manza 15mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR 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 about GF IV Infusion

Frequently asked questions about Gatifloxacin

Gf iv 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 Gf iv eye solution
Gf iv does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
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.

Substitutes for GF IV

No substitutes found for this medicine
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