Gatifloxacin

Pharm Company: * ZYDUS PHARMS USA
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Gatifloxacin Overview

Gatifloxacin (INN; brand names Gatiflo, Tequin, and Zymar) is an antibiotic of the fourth-generation fluoroquinolone family,[1] that like other members of that family, inhibits the bacterial enzymes DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV. Bristol-Myers Squibb introduced gatifloxacin in 1999 under the proprietary name Tequin for the treatment of respiratory tract infections, having licensed the medication from Kyorin Pharmaceutical Company of Japan. Allergan produces it in eye-drop fo...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Gatifloxacin
  • Injection: 10mg/ml, 200mg/100ml(2mg/ml), 2mg/ml, 400mg/200ml(2mg/ml), 400mg/40ml(10mg/ml), eq 10mg /ml(200mg)
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 200mg/5ml
  • Solution: 0.3%, 0.30%, 0.5%
  • Solution/drops: 0.3%, 0.30%, 0.5%, 0.50%
  • Suspension: 200mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 200mg, 400mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Gatifloxacin: (5 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 50383-189 Gatifloxacin 5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by Hi-tech Pharmacal Co., Inc.
  • 57297-435 Gatifloxacin 5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by Lupin Limited
  • 60758-615 Gatifloxacin 5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by Pacific Pharma
  • 61314-672 Gatifloxacin 5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by Sandoz Inc
  • 68180-435 Gatifloxacin 5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Gatifloxacin or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

Related Gatifloxacin Topics:

Zymar (gatifloxacin)
ophthalmic solution ## Reference: Zymar What is Gatifloxacin eye solution? GATIFLOXACIN (Zymar™) is a fluoroquinol... 1 reply






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