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Merigat 200mg Tablet

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Composition for Merigat 200mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Merigat 200mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Merigat Tablet

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Uses of Merigat Tablet

Merigat 200mg 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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Merigat Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Merigat 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. Merigat 200mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Merigat Tablet works

Merigat 200mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Merigat Tablet

Expert advice for Merigat Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Merigat 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 Merigat 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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Merigat Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Merigat Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Merigat 200mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Merigat 200mg 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
Merigat 200mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Merigat 200mg 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 Merigat 200mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Merigat 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Merigat 200mg 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 Merigat 200mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Merigat Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Merigat 200mg 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 Merigat Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Gatifloxacin

Merigat 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 Merigat eye solution
Merigat does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Merigat 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 Merigat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Merigat with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Merigat with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Merigat with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Merigat with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Merigat with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Merigat with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Merigat with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Merigat with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Merigat with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Merigat 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, Nimley, 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, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam
Merigat with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition AMINO SALICYLIC ACID: Rexite BT
Merigat with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Merigat with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Merigat with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Merigat with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Merigat with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Merigat with Analgin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral
Merigat with Acarbose
MODERATE
Merigat with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Merigat with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Merigat with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Merigat with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita

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