Disease Information for Gatifloxacin (Tequin) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hyperglycemia
Hypoglycemia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/antibacterial drug (example)
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Fluoroquinolone antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Quinolone antibiotic/Fourth generation (ex)
DRUG/Quinolone antibiotics (example)
DRUG/Quinolone Anti-Pneumococcus/S. Pneumonia activity
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Gatifloxacin (Tequin) admin, Brand name/Tequin (Gatifloxacin), Brand name/Zymar (Gatifloxacin) ophthalmic drops, Brand name/Zymaxid (Gatifloxacin) Ophthalmic
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$ Very Expensive
DRUG/1999 Approx. New drug (RX)
DRUG/2000 New drug (RX)
DRUG/Dose 200 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 400 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/IV requires lesser dose/Caution
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Fluoroquinolone antibiotic drug: oral and parenteral preparation; second generation synthetic

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