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Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10's

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Gatidex tablet contains Gatifloxacin | belongs to Quinolone

Alternate brands of Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s

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Zequin tablet 400 mg 10’s  170.00 You will pay -35 more
Zequin tablet 200 mg 10’s  100.00 You can save 35
Yax tablet 400 mg 10’s  210.00 You will pay -75 more
Yax tablet 200 mg 10’s  100.00 You can save 35
Yakta tablet 400 mg 5’s  135.00 You can save 0
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How it works

Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s works by inhibiting an enzyme required for a bacterial DNA to replicate.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s

  • Discharge from eyes severe
  • Eye irritation severe
  • Eye pain
  • Eye swelling
  • Dry eyes

Uses of Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis

    Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of Bacterial Conjunctivitis which is an eye infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Haemophilus influenzae.

  • Bronchitis

    Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of Bronchitis which is an inflammation in lungs caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Haemophilus influenzae.

  • Community acquired pneumonia

    Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of Community Acquired Pneumonia which is a common type of lung infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.

  • Cystitis

    Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of Cystitis which is a bladder infection caused by E.coli, and Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours of oral administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    This effect of this medicine lasts for a duration of 2 to 3 days.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    Use of this medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed under the supervision of a doctor.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    Use of this medicine is not recommended in women who are breastfeeding due to the adverse effect on the development of the infant's joints. Use only if clearly needed under the supervision of the doctor. Monitoring of undesired effects like diarrhea, diaper rash is necessary.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Avoid taking Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s if you have a known allergy to this medicine or any other medicines belonging to the class fluoroquinolones.

  • Tendinitis or tendon rupture

    Avoid taking if you have a past history of tendinitis or tendon rupture after using Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s or any other medicines belonging to the class fluoroquinolones.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    Use of this medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed under the supervision of a doctor.

  • Breast-feeding

    Use of this medicine is not recommended in women who are breastfeeding due to the adverse effect on the development of the infant's joints. Use only if clearly needed under the supervision of the doctor. Monitoring of undesired effects like diarrhea, diaper rash is necessary.

General Warnings
  • Drug-resistance

    Usage of Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that is drug resistant.

  • Contact lenses

    Do not wear contact lenses while you are taking Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s eye drops or having bacterial conjunctivitis.

  • Pediatric use

    The safety and efficacy of tablet and intravenous forms of this medicines is not established in children less than 18 years.

  • Elderly population

    Use with caution in the elderly population with impaired kidney function and diabetes.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Aluminium Hydroxide/Magnesium Hydroxide moderate
  • Digoxin severe
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    Use with caution in patients with diabetes as this medicine may lead to increase or decrease in blood glucose levels. Frequent monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary. Suitable dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

General Instructions

Take Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s before completion of course.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

How to use Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s

Inj must be diluted to 2 mg/mL prior to administration. Infuse over 60 min.
Compatibility: Stable in D5LR, D5W, D5NS. Incompatible with SWFI.
Stability: Store at 25°C. Do not freeze.

what are the adverse effects of Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s?

Headache, dizziness, nausea, diarrhoea, vaginitis.

What happens if I miss a dose of Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s?

ORAL/INJECTION IV: Adults: 400 mg every 24 hr. The duration of treatment for following infections are:
Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis: 5 days.
Acute sinusitis: 10 days.
Community-acquired pneumonia: 7-14 days.
Uncomplicated skin structure infections: 7-10 days.
Uncomplicated urinary tract infections (cystitis): 3 days.
Complicated urinary tract infections: 7-10 days.
Acute pyelonephritis: 7-10 days.
Uncomplicated urethral and cervical or rectal gonorrhoea: Single dose.
Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Gatidex tablet 200 mg 10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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