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Gatica

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

Gatifloxacin

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
  4. Headache दुर्लभ
  5. Dizziness सामान्य
  6. Abnormal Dreams
  7. Insomnia सामान्य
  8. Paresthesia
  9. Tremor
  10. Vertigo दुर्लभ
  11. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  12. Rash
  13. Constipation सामान्य
  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 may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Gatica, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Gatica safe during breastfeeding?

Gatica may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Gatica on the Kidneys?

Gatica is not harmful for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Gatica on the Liver?

Gatica is completely safe for the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Gatica on the Heart?

Gatica is not harmful for the heart.

Safe

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?

Forming a habit of Gatica has not been reported.

No

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

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Gatica as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Taking Gatica may cause some problems.

Dangerous

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Gatica is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Gatica Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Gatica

When consumed with certain foods, Gatica may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Gatica

Information about the interaction of Gatica and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Unknown

Details

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

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; ZymaxidY™ (gatifloxacin)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 714
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1399