Factiq is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin ... View More
Uses of Factiq
Side effects of Factiq
How to use Factiq
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Factiq may be taken with o... View More
How Factiq works
Factiq is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and re... View More
What if you forget to take Factiq?
If you miss a dose of Factiq, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your re... View More
Chronic bronchitis, Community-acquired pneumonia
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis Adult: 320 mg once daily for 5 days. Community-acquired pneumonia Adult: Mild to moderate:... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) <40 (or patient on haemodialysis/CAPD) 160 mg once daily.
Hypersensitivity. Patients receiving class IA or III antiarrhythmics.
Mode of Action
The bactericidal action of gemifloxacin results from inhibition of the enzymes topoisomerase II (DNA gyrase) and topoisomerase IV, which are required fo... View More
Patient w/ known or suspected CNS disorders (e.g. seizure disorders) or other risk factors predisposing to seizures, myasthenia gravis, previous tendon ... View More
1-10% Diarrhea (5%),Headache (4%),Nausea (4%),Rash (4%),Transaminases increased (1-4%),Abdominal pain (2%),Dizziness (2%),Vomiting (2%),Neutropenia (1%... View More
Additive effect on QT interval prolongation w/ class IA (e.g. quinidine) or class III (e.g. amiodarone) antiarrhythmics and other drugs that prolong QT ... View More