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Consuming alcohol with Gefcin does not cause any harmful side effects.
Gefcin is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in so... View More
Gefcin should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eli... View More
Gefcin may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Gefcin should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gefcin may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Gefcin is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Gefcin is recommended.
Gefcin 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 Gefcin
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Gefcin
- Stomach pain
How to use Gefcin
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. Gefcin may be taken with o... View More
How Gefcin works
Gefcin 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 Gefcin?
If you miss a dose of Gefcin, 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
- Your doctor has prescribed Gefcin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- Discontinue Gefcin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your sto... View More
- Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More