Infections & Infestations
International Brand Name:
Gatiflo, Tequin and Zymar
In treatment of:
Respiratory tract infection;UTI treatment of susceptible infections;treatment in uncomplicated Gonorrhoea
Hypersensitivity to Gatifloxacin and other Fluoroquinolones
4.Concomitant use of antiarrhythmic drugs
5.Caution while driving the vehicle or operating machine or involved in any hazardous activities.
6.Avoid long exposure to sunlight.
Probenicid : Systemic exposure to gatifloxacin is increased following concomitant administration of gatifloxacin and probenicid.
Ferrous sulphate /Antacid : Systemic exposure is reduced when gatifloxacin is given concomitantly with Ferrous sulphate or with antacids containing aluminium or magnesium salts.
Adults: 400 mg once daily for 1 - 2 week
Dose is determined on the basis of severity of the infection and type of infecting organism
Bronchitis: 400 mg once daily for 5 days
Sinusitis: 400 mg once daily for 10 days
Pneumonia: 400 mg once daily for 1 - 2 week
Skin and skin structure infections, Complicated UTI, Pyelonephritis: 400 mg once daily for 7 - 10 days
Uncomplicated UTI: 200 mg / day for 3 days
Gonorrhoea: 400 mg as a single dose.