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Gatiquin Information

Gatiquin Benefits & Uses

Gatiquin is used to treat the following -

Gatiquin 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 Gatiquin


Gatiquin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Gatiquin 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

Gatiquin Related Warnings

Is the use of Gatiquin safe for pregnant women?

Gatiquin may have some side effects during pregnancy. If there is any side effect of Gatiquin during pregnancy, discontinue it immediately. Take medical advice before using it again.


Is the use of Gatiquin safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Gatiquin may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Gatiquin should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary.


What is the effect of Gatiquin on the Kidneys?

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


What is the effect of Gatiquin on the Liver?

Gatiquin is not harmful for [Organ].


What is the effect of Gatiquin on the Heart?

There are no any side effects of Gatiquin for [Organ].


Severe Interaction of Gatiquin with Other Drugs

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

Gatiquin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Gatiquin 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 Gatiquin

Is this Gatiquin habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Gatiquin.

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

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


Is it safe?

No, there are some side effects from Gatiquin.


Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of [medicine] in mental disorders is not effective.


Gatiquin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Gatiquin

Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Gatiquin to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.


Interaction between Alcohol and Gatiquin

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Gatiquin.

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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