Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s

 375.00

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Drug Strength: 400 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 5s

Saiquin tablet contains Moxifloxacin, Inf/Oral | belongs to Quinolone

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How it works

Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s works by inhibiting an enzyme required for a bacterial DNA to replicate.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s

  • Abdominal pain severe
  • Blurred vision severe
  • Bone pain severe
  • Dark or clay colored stools severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Irregular heartbeat severe
  • Headache severe
  • Severe sunburn severe
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Nervousness
  • White patches in the mouth or on the tongue

Uses of Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Pneumonia

    Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s is used in the treatment of pneumonia which is common type of lung infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.

  • Skin and Structure Infection

    Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s is used in the treatment of Skin and Structure infection like cellulitis, wound infection and cutaneous abscess caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aureus.

  • Intra-abdominal Infection

    Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s is used in the treatment of intra-abdominal infections caused by Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella species.

  • Bronchitis

    Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s is used in the treatment of bronchitis which is an inflammation in lungs caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae and some Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

  • Plague

    Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s is used in the treatment of Plague which is a serious bacterial illness caused by Yersinia pestis.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 0.5 to 4 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 hours.

  • 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?

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    Use of this medicine is not recommended for 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

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s, other quinolones, or any other inactive ingredient present along with this medicine.

  • Tendinitis or tendon rupture

    Avoid if you have a past history of tendinitis or tendon rupture after using Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s

  • Myasthenia gravis

    Avoid if you have a past history of myasthenia gravis or family history of myasthenia gravis.

  • Severe Hepatic impairment

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver impairment (Child-Pugh score: C) and in patients with transaminase levels greater than 5 times the upper limits of normal since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    Use of this medicine is not recommended for 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
  • Tendinitis and tendon rupture

    Use of Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s will increase the risk to develop tendinitis or tendon rupture during the treatment or several months after treatment. It will affect the shoulder, hand, the back of your ankle, or other parts of your body. The risk is more if you are above 60 years of age and have a history of kidney, heart, or lung transplant and joint disease. You are also at high risk if you are on corticosteroids like dexamethasone, methylprednisolone or prednisone.

  • Drug-resistance

    Use of this Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s may rarely cause symptoms such as blurred vision, drowsiness, dizziness, etc. in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

  • Driving or Operating machinery

    Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s should be used with caution the patients with epilepsy or other CNS disorders. Discontinue the treatment if any symptoms appear until the exact cause is identified.

  • Pediatric use

    The safety and effectiveness of Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s is not established in the children less than 18 years of age.

  • Clostridium difficle-associated diarrhea

    Antibiotic therapy will cause an imbalance in the normal microbial flora of the large intestine, which may promote the growth of bacteria called Clostridium difficile and you may experience severe diarrhea as a result. Report any such incidence to the doctor on priority and avoid usage of this medicine in such cases.

  • Impaired liver function

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with known history of liver impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

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
  • Escitalopram severe
  • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
  • Corticosteroids severe
  • Quinidine severe
  • Aspirin moderate
  • Antidiabetic drugs moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    If you suffer from CNS disorder and you take Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s, then you may experience tremors, restlessness, anxiety, confusion and hallucinations. Avoid consuming caffeine containing products like coffee, chocolates and energy drinks.

  • severe

    Avoid using Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s 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.

  • moderate

    Avoid taking Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s if you experience severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and blood in stools after taking the medicine. Inform the doctor if you have any gastrointestinal diseases. Drink adequate amount of water to prevent dehydration.

General Instructions

Take Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

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

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How to use Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s

By IV infusion over 60 min once every 24 hour. No dilution of the inj is necessary.
Compatibility: Stable in NS, D5W, D10W, LR.
Stability: Store at 25°C. Do not refrigerate.

what are the adverse effects of Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s?

Abdominal pain, headache, dizziness, GI upset, QT prolongation in patients with hypokalaemia, abnormal LFTs. Superinfections, pseudomembranous colitis. Infusion: Also infusion site reactions.

What happens if I miss a dose of Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’s?

ORAL: Adults: 400 mg daily. Treatment duration: Chronic bronchitis, 5-10 days; sinusitis, 7 days; pneumonia, 10 days; pelvic inflammatory disease, 14 days. Children: Not recommended.
INJECTION: Adults: 400 mg by IV infusion over 60 min, once daily. Switch to oral treatment when clinically indicated. Total duration of treatment: Community acquired pneumonia: 7-14 days; Complicated skin and skin structure infections: 7-21 days. Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Saiquin tablet 400 mg 5’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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