Tequin (Gatifloxacin)

Brand Name: Tequin

Generic Name: Gatifloxacin

Manufacturer/Agent: Bristol-myers

Formulation: inj

Strength: 400mg/40ml iv

Pack size: 1

Trade Price: KES 2,048.00

Retail Price: @ KES 2,730.00

Class: Antibacterials: Floroquinolones (Anti-infectives)

Mechanism of Action:


Molecular Formulae: C19H22FNO3O4.1.5H2O = 402.4

Precautions: Hypersensitivity to quinolones.

Indications/Uses: Chronic bronchitis, community acquired pneumonia, sinusitis, skin and soft tissue infection; 400mg od for 5-10 days. gonorrhoea and uncomplicated uti, 400mg sta

Interactions: Antacids may impair absorption.

Side Effects: Diarrhoea. nausea. dizziness. headache. vaginitis. local reaction to injection.