Information about Gemifloxacin
Gemifloxacin 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).
How gemifloxacin works
Gemifloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.
Common side effects of gemifloxacin
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction
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Expert advice for Gemifloxacin
- Your doctor has prescribed Gemifloxacin 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 Gemifloxacin 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.
Frequently asked questions for Gemifloxacin
Q. How does Gemifloxacin work?
Gemifloxacin is an antibacterial drug that belongs to a class of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics. It inhibits essential proteins necessary for bacterial reproduction thereby killing the infection causing bacteria.
Q. What is Gemifloxacin used for?
Gemifloxacin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria, particularly, gram-positive bacteria like streptococcus. Pneumonia (including multi-drug resistant strains) and some staphylococci which cause diseases such as exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (sudden worsening of symptoms due to bacterial infection in the windpipe), community-acquired pneumonia (lung infection developed in the person who was not in the hospital