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Topgem 320mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

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Topgem 320 MG Description

Topgem 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 new...
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ContainsGemifloxacin(320.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, headache, dizziness, rashes, altered taste
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Topgem 320 MG

Topgem Tablet is used to treat various bacterial infections.

Contraindications of Topgem 320 MG

If you are allergic to gemifloxacin, fluoroquinolone antibiotics or any other ingredient of this medicine.

Side effects of Topgem 320 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Rashes
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Taste changes

Precautions and Warnings of Topgem 320 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Topgem Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Topgem Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
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.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Topgem Tablet?
A:
Topgem Tablet can cause dizziness. It is recommended to avoid driving while taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Topgem Tablet?
A:
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 Topgem Tablet an...
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Mode of Action of Topgem 320 MG

How Does It Work?

Topgem 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 Topgem 320 MG

  • Take Topgem 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 Topgem 320 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Topgem 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 mi...
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  • 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, medicine...
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  • 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 af...
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Storage and disposal of Topgem 320 MG

  • Store Topgem Tablet at room temperature, protected from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Topgem 320 MG

Overdose

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 Topgem 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 antibioti...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can the use of Topgem 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 Topgem Tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Topgem Tablet is an antibiotic medicine.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Topgem 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 Topgem 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.
Product Details
Brand
TOPGEM
Expires on or After
28/09/2022
Last Updated on: 23 May 2022 | 10:30 PM (IST)

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