Biogem 320mg Tablets
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Biogem 320 MG Description
Biogem Tablet contains gemifloxacin, an antibiotic medicine used to treat various bacterial infections. It works by blocking the enzymes required for DNA synthesis of the bacteria. Thus, arresting ne
w bacterial growth. This will result in controlling the infection. This medicine should be avoided if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or your age is less than 18 years. Complete the course given by your doctor. Do not stop midway, as this may lead to treatment failure and recurrence of the infection.
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Uses of Biogem 320 MG
Biogem Tablet is used to treat various bacterial infections.
Contraindications of Biogem 320 MG
If you are allergic to gemifloxacin, fluoroquinolone antibiotics or any other ingredient of this medicine.
Side effects of Biogem 320 MG
- Stomach pain
- Taste changes
Precautions and Warnings of Biogem 320 MG
Can I take Biogem Tablet during pregnancy?
There is not enough data regarding the safety of Gemifloxacin in pregnant women. Hence, this medicine is better avoided in pregnant women and should only be used if prescribed by your doctor.
Can I take Biogem Tablet while breastfeeding?
There is limited safety data available about the use of this medicine in breastfeeding mothers. Hence, it is very important to consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding. Avoid using it in areas near the breast in case it is prescribed.
Can I drive if I have consumed Biogem Tablet?
Biogem Tablet can cause dizziness. It is recommended to avoid driving while taking this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with Biogem Tablet?
There are no known interactions of alcohol with Gemifloxacin. However, it is advisable to avoid alcohol while using this medicine. Alcohol lowers immunity, complicates infections and delays healing.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have a history of or are at risk for irregular heartbeats (QTc prolongation).
- You experience pain, swelling or inflammation in joints. This could be due to the tendon rupture.
- You have a history of fits. Discuss this with your doctor before starting this medicine.
- You are suffering from diarrhoea. Antibiotic treatment often causes diarrhoea as it alters the microbial flora of the intestine.
- You have any kind of pre-existing health condition such as liver or kidney disease.
- You have low magnesium or potassium level.
- You develop a sudden allergic reaction such as fever, rash, pain or swelling in joints and tendinitis, confusion, shaky feeling or any other such kind of unusual symptoms, stop taking Biogem Tablet and contact the doctor....
Mode of Action of Biogem 320 MG
How Does It Work?
Biogem Tablet works by blocking the enzymes required for DNA synthesis of the bacteria. Thus, arresting new bacterial growth. This will result in controlling the infection.
Directions for Use of Biogem 320 MG
- Take Biogem Tablet, as advised by your doctor.
- Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.
- It may be taken with or without food.
Interactions of Biogem 320 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Sometimes Biogem Tablet may affect the way other medicines work or vice versa if taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions....
- Especially, if you are on certain medications such as medicines for the heart-related disorder, medicines for psychiatric illnesses, water pills like furosemide, anticoagulants like warfarin, medicines used to treat the brain-related disorder, corticosteroids or any there antibiotics like erythromycin, etc....
- Aluminium and magnesium-containing antacids, ferrous sulphate (iron supplement), multivitamin formulations containing zinc or other metals and sucralfate syrup should not be taken before 3 hours or after 2 hours of administration of Biogem Tablet....
Storage and disposal of Biogem 320 MG
- Store Biogem Tablet at room temperature, protected from direct sunlight and moisture.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Biogem 320 MG
If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of Biogem Tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one. It is advisable not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in the failure of therapy....
Dr. Mansi Savla
B. Pharm, PharmD
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can the use of Biogem Tablet cause diarrhea?
A: Diarrhea is the common side effect of this medicine. It alters the microbial flora of the intestine, which causes diarrhoea. Immediately inform your doctor if you suffer from diarrhoea while on the treatment of this medicine.
Q: Is Biogem Tablet an antibiotic?
A: Yes, Biogem Tablet is an antibiotic medicine.
Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Biogem Tablet?
- Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
- Inform your doctor if you have liver, heart or kidney disease.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
Q: Can I stop taking Biogem Tablet before the prescribed duration?
A: No, complete the course of the treatment even if you feel better. Even if you feel better, there is still infection-causing bacteria present in the body which makes the infection return in a few days. When one does not complete the course, these few bacteria later become resistant to the antibiotics and cause infections that are difficult to treat. Complete the course as prescribed by the doctor.
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