Zemi (320mg)Film coated tablet
FDC Limited (Vista) Generic : Gemifloxacin
65.00 320mg 5
â€¢ Gemifloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic; it is used for the treatment of bacterial infections.
â€¢ Nervous system: Headache and dizziness
â€¢ Skin: Skin rash
â€¢ Digestive tract: Diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain and vomiting
â€¢ Blood: Increase or decrease in white blood cells or platelets
â€¢ Liver: Increase in liver enzymes
â€¢ Heart: Prolonged QTc interval on ECG
â€¢ Others: Tendonitis, tendon rupture, peripheral neuritis, low blood glucose levels, allergic reactions, photosensitive reactions. Superinfection with Clostridium difficile can occur with prolonged use of the antibiotic
â€¢ The recommended adult dose of gemifloxacin is 320mg tablet taken orally once a day for five to seven days.
â€¢ Gemifloxacin should be taken with plenty of water.
â€¢ Gemifloxacin is contraindicated in patients allergic to the drug or to other quinolones.
â€¢ The patient should consult the doctor in case of any pain and swelling or inflammation in joints.
â€¢ Caution should be taken while using it in elderly patients.
â€¢ The medication should be avoided in pregnant women
â€¢ The dose should be reduced in patients with severe kidney disease
â€¢ Avoid in patients with myasthenia gravis due to possible exacerbation of muscle weakness
â€¢ Use with caution in patients with rheumatoid arthritis due to increased risk of tendon rupture
â€¢ Gemifloxacin may increase the chances of bleeding when given with warfarin.
â€¢ Probenecid may increase the plasma concentration of gemifloxacin.
â€¢ The absorption of gemifloxacin is reduced when administered with supplements that contain iron, zinc or magnesium. These should be avoided 3 hours before and 2 hours after taking gemifloxacin.
â€¢ Gemifloxacin may increase the glucose-lowering effect of anti-diabetes drugs.
â€¢ The risk of tendonitis and tendon rupture may increase when administered with corticosteroids.
â€¢ The risk of heart rhythm abnormalities due to drugs that prolong QTc interval may increase with concomitant gemifloxacin.
â€¢ Gemifloxacin may reduce the serum concentration of the active metabolite of mycophenolate.
â€¢ Quinapril, sucralfate and sevelamer may reduce the concentration of gemifloxacin.
â€¢ Gemifloxacin should be stored at 15-30℃ temperature.
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