Factive Gemifloxacin Mesylate and/or alternatives
Factive 320mgManufacturer: Abdi Ibrahim Source Country : Turkey
Shipped from : Turkey
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Description of Factive
Gemifloxacin or gemifloxacin mesylate is the generic name for Factive. Factive is for oral administration and is available in the form of tablets with dosage strength of 320 mg. The primary inactive ingredients in Factive include hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, crospovidone, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, povidone, polyethylene glycol, and titanium dioxide. You can buy Factive from if you have a prescription.
Indications & Dosage of Factive
Factive is prescribed by doctors to treat infections caused by a specific type of bacteria. It is considered to be a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it kills the infection causing bacteria. Factive is administered when bacterial infection is caused by Hemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Moraxella catarrhalis, and Hemophilus parainfluenzae. It is also prescribed for treatment of infection related to pneumonia and caused by bacteria like Moraxella catarrhalis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Hemophilus influenzae, Chlamydia pneumoniae, and Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
Factive is an oral medication that can be taken with food or without food and should be swallowed whole with water or apple juice. The recommended dose for treatment of acute bacterial exacerbation in chronic bronchitis is 1 tablet of Factive 320mg once a day for a period of 5 days. For treatment of community-acquired pneumonia, the recommended dose is 1 tablet of Factive 320mg once a day for a period of 5 days if the condition is mild and if the condition is serious then the course should be continued for 7 days.
Side Effects & Interactions of Factive
Administration of Factive can lead to mild or moderate side effects with clearly visible symptoms. Some of the most common side effects include:
- Dizziness and drowsiness
- Mild to severe headache
- Nausea and vomiting
- Stomach upset and pain
- Rashes and constant itching
- Feeling of tightness in the chest
- Swelling of the tongue and lips
- Swelling of the face
- Trouble breathing and shortness of breath
There are some adverse effects of administration of Factive and if you see the following symptoms then discontinue the treatment and inform your doctor.
- Severe mood change
- Anxiety or depression
- Pain in the joint
- Numbness in the tendons
- Nervousness and restlessness
- Dark urine and decreased urination
- Vaginal odor or discharge
- Yellowing of the eyes
Factive is known to interact with other drugs including hydrocortisone, triamcinolone, tramadol, methyl prednisolone, dexamethasone, dolasetron, anisindione, azmacort, arsenic trioxide, bupropion, citalopram, and pimozide among others.
Warnings & Precautions of Factive
Clinical trials of animals have revealed that the main ingredient of Factive, Gemifloxacin can cause delayed fetal skeletal ossification, decrease fetal weight, maternal toxicity, and decrease placental weight. It is not known nor established if any ingredients of Factive are excreted through human milk. Most doctors advise that you should not buy Factive if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and should inform your doctor if you are planning pregnancy.
You need to discuss your medical history with the doctor prior to beginning Factive medication. You need to inform your doctor if you have the following :
- Allergic to any Factive ingredient
- Allergic to any other quinolone like ciprofloxacin
- If you have abnormal blood electrolyte level
- History of myasthenia gravis
- If you are on medication for heart rhythm problems