Gulf 400 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Gulf Tablet

Gulf 400 mg 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 & soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia).

Gulf Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea

How to use Gulf 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. Gulf 400 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gulf Tablet works

Gulf 400 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Gulf Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gulf 400 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gulf 400 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Gulf 400 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Gulf 400 mg Tablet 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 Gulf 400 mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gulf 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gulf 400 mg Tablet 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 Gulf 400 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gulf Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Gulf 400 mg 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Gatifloxacin oral (tablet and suspension) and injection form has been withdrawn from the market, as it has shown incidences of abnormally high or low blood sugars levels in humans. However, its ophthalmic form (eye drop) is  available to treat bacterial infections of eye, which is considered to be safe for use.  


Interaction with Drugs

Taking Gulf with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tizonec
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
MODERATE
Brand(s): Told
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gulf

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Sir i chest pain so consult the MD so rught plural effission so it s a Tb said sir i how many days cure this sir im going to dubai gulf country went to me gulf ?
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, greetings from 1mg.comIf it is tb as u r saying It takes 9 to 12 monthsYou have to take medications all this timeConsult your doctor for further managementFor diet Consider following: Best foods for TB patients would need to be high in calorie and nutrient rich, eat smaller meals, take protein shakes in between meals,take vegetables(all types like green leafy, starchy, legumes), fruits, Poultry, lean meats, beans, seeds, fish and nuts,whole grain cereals etc avoid alcohol, fried foods, canned foods, coffee, sugar, white bread and tea
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Gulf when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Gulf and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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