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Gigaquin 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Gigaquin 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Gigaquin 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Gigaquin Tablet

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Uses of Gigaquin Tablet

Gigaquin 500mg 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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Gigaquin Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Gigaquin 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. Gigaquin 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Gigaquin 500mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Gigaquin Tablet works

Gigaquin 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Gigaquin Tablet

Expert advice for Gigaquin Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Gigaquin 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 Gigaquin 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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Gigaquin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Gigaquin Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gigaquin 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gigaquin 500mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Gigaquin 500mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Gigaquin 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gigaquin 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gigaquin 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gigaquin 500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, stop the medicine and inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Gigaquin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Gigaquin 500mg Tablet, 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 Gigaquin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

Gigaquin is a quinolone antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria that cause infections in your body. It can be used to treat infections of the sinuses, lungs, urinary tract, including your kidneys or bladder, prostate gland and skin and soft tissue.
Q. Can I take Gigaquin with prednisone?
Gigaquin and prednisone when taken together may increase the risk of tendon rupture (a tendon is a cord that joins your muscle to your bones). If you experience pain and inflammation in your tendons or ligaments, which could lead to rupture, stop taking Gigaquin immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Gigaquin is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take Gigaquin with loratadine?
Gigaquin can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Gigaquin with esomeprazole?
Gigaquin can be taken with esomeprazole. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Gigaquin affect birth control?
Gigaquin can be taken with birth control pills (oral contraceptive pills). No drug-drug interactions have been reported between them. However, interactions can occur. Talk to a doctor to confirm whether you need to use extra precaution while taking Gigaquin with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Gigaquin for a tooth infection?
Gigaquin is not used to treat tooth infection. If you think you have a tooth infection, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Can I take Gigaquin for streptococcal throat infection?
Gigaquin is active against streptococcus bacteria and can be used for the treatment of a streptococcal sore throat. If you think you have a sore throat infection, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Is Gigaquin same as ciprofloxacin?
Gigaquin and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. Gigaquin is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral Gigaquin 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. Gigaquin is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and Gigaquin is active against many bacteria but can cause damage to your tendons. So, it is advisable that you must talk to a doctor for the right choice of antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Gigaquin for tonsillitis?
Gigaquin is not indicated for the treatment of tonsillitis. If you think you have tonsillitis, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Can I take Gigaquin with guaifenesin?
Gigaquin can be taken with guaifenesin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Gigaquin with paracetamol?
Gigaquin can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Gigaquin does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Gigaquin does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including Gigaquin.
Yes, like any other medicine, Gigaquin has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Gigaquin treat bacterial vaginosis?
Gigaquin is not used to treat bacterial vaginosis. If you think you have bacterial vaginosis, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Gigaquin does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking Gigaquin as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Gigaquin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Gigaquin is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Gigaquin is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, Gigaquin belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Gigaquin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Gigaquin with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Gigaquin with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Gigaquin with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Gigaquin with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Gigaquin with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Gigaquin with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Gigaquin with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Gigaquin with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Gigaquin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Gigaquin with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Gigaquin with Metamizole / Dipyrone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral
Gigaquin with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Gigaquin with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Gigaquin with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Gigaquin with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid
Gigaquin with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Gigaquin with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Gigaquin with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Gigaquin with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Gigaquin with Acarbose
MODERATE
Gigaquin with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Gigaquin with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
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