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GLAX 200mg Tablet 10s

Gatifloxacin:200mg | Quinolones

Alternate brands of GLAX 200mg Tablet 10s

Brand Name Price Savings
YAX 200mg Tablet 10s  100.00 You will pay -10 more
ZEQUIN 200mg Tablet 10s  100.00 You will pay -10 more
ZEXTRA 200mg Tablet 10s  119.00 You will pay -29 more
SANTOGAT 200mg Tablet 10s  135.00 You will pay -45 more
OXIFECT 200mg Tablet 1x10s  130.00 You will pay -40 more
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Manufactured / Marketed By : Bosch Product Form : TabletPack Size : 10sIngredients : Gatifloxacin:200mgGeneric Category : Quinolones

How it works

GLAX 200mg Tablet 10s results from inhibition of the enzymes topoisomerase II (DNA gyrase) and topoisomerase IV, which are required for bacterial DNA replication, transcription, repair, and recombination.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for GLAX 200mg Tablet 10s

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

Uses of GLAX 200mg Tablet 10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis

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

  • Bronchitis

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

  • Community acquired pneumonia

    GLAX 200mg Tablet 10s 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

    GLAX 200mg Tablet 10s 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 GLAX 200mg Tablet 10s 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 Gatifloxacin 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 GLAX 200mg Tablet 10s 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 GLAX 200mg Tablet 10s 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

    Avoid using GLAX 200mg Tablet 10s if you experience any chest discomfort. Regular cardiac function tests are to be performed if you have any heart disease (arrhythmia) or family history of heart disease.

General Instructions

Take GLAX 200mg Tablet 10s 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 GLAX 200mg Tablet 10s 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:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver GLAX 200mg Tablet 10s. 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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