Introduction of Powergat Tablet
Powergat 200 mg Tablet is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.
Powergat 200 mg Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.
You may experience nausea, vomiting and diarrhea as the side effects of this medicine. Please consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or persist for a longer duration. Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
Powergat Tablet side effects
- Stomach pain
How to use Powergat 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. Powergat 200 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Powergat Tablet works
Powergat 200 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.
Powergat Tablet related warnings
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Powergat 200 mg Tablet
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Powergat 200 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Powergat 200 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Powergat 200 mg Tablet may cause diarrhea or rash in the baby
Powergat 200 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
The most common side effects that can occur when taking Powergat 200 mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Powergat 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Powergat 200 mg Tablet 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 Powergat 200 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Powergat Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Powergat 200 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.
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Powergat 200 mg Tablet
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Interaction with Drugs
Taking Powergat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
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Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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