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Side effect(s) of Gemifloxacin

Read the side effects of Gemifloxacin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Nervous system: Headache and dizziness

Skin: Skin rash

Digestive tract: Diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain and vomiting

Blood: Increase or decrease in white blood cells or platelets

Liver: Increase in liver enzymes

Heart: Prolonged QTc interval on ECG

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



Other Precautions :  The medication should be avoided in pregnant women
The dose should be reduced in patients with severe kidney disease
Avoid in patients with myasthenia gravis due to possible exacerbation of muscle weakness
Use with caution in patients with rheumatoid arthritis due to increased risk of tendon rupture

Drug Name : Gemifloxacin

Gemifloxacin generic Gemifloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. It is used for the treatment of infections like pneumonia and bronchitis. Gemifloxacin kills the bacteria which can cause the infection.
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