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Gatica Information

Gatica Benefits & Uses

Gatica is used to treat the following -

Gatica Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Gatica


Gatica Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Gatica is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Allergic reaction
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  6. Abnormal Dreams
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  8. Paresthesia
  9. Tremor
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  11. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  12. Rash
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  14. Dyspepsia
  15. Eye Discharge
  16. Eye irritation
  17. Eye Pain
  18. Dry eyes
  19. Conjunctivitis Moderate

Gatica Related Warnings

Is the use of Gatica safe for pregnant women?

Gatica can have harmful effects for pregnant women. If you experience anything like this, then discontinue Gatica and take your doctor's advice.


Is the use of Gatica safe during breastfeeding?

Gatica should not be taken without first taking your doctor's advice, as it may severe side effects for breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Gatica on the Kidneys?

Gatica is completely safe for [Organ].


What is the effect of Gatica on the Liver?

You can take Gatica without any fear of damage to [Organ].


What is the effect of Gatica on the Heart?

Using Gatica does not have any harmful effects on [Organ].


Severe Interaction of Gatica with Other Drugs

Gatica should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Gatica Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Gatica unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  2. Brain and Nervous System
  3. Tendon Injury (Tendinopathy)
  4. Ulcerative Colitis

Frequently asked Questions about Gatica

Is this Gatica habit forming or addictive?

No, Gatica is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Gatica since it does not cause drowsiness.


Is it safe?

No, you may face harmful effects after taking Gatica.

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Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Gatica is not used to treat mental disorders.

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Gatica Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Gatica

Taking Gatica with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk with your doctor about this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Gatica

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Gatica and alcohol. No research has been done on this.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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