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Gatifloxacin

Dosing Information

The dose of gatifloxacin your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on the specific product prescribed and the severity of your infection. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
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Drug Interactions

Gatifloxacin is unlikely to react with other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Gatifloxacin).
 

What If I Take an Overdose of Gatifloxacin?

As with any medication, it is possible to use too much gatifloxacin. An overdose is not likely to be particularly dangerous. However, if you happen to use too much of this medication, it is a good idea to seek immediate medical attention.
 
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How Should Gatifloxacin Be Stored?

Gatifloxacin should be stored at room temperature, in its original container, away from heat and light. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

As with all antibiotics, it is important to avoid missing doses. If you do miss a gatifloxacin dose, take it as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. In this case, skip the one you missed and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

Available Gatifloxacin Products

Gatifloxacin eye drops are available in the following strengths:
 
  • Gatifloxacin 0.5% ophthalmic solution (Zymaxid)
  • Gatifloxacin 0.3% ophthalmic solution (Zymar).
     
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