Tequin

Tequin®

Gatofloxacin Infectious disease A broad-spectrum quinolone used for UTIs and RTIs. See Fluoroquinolone.
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First to fall in the hands of anti-narcotics personnel of Novaliches Police Station (PS-4) were Christian Vargas, 21, Jerick Tequin, 21, Darryl Valencia, 41, and Osias Guan, 46, all residents of Brgy.
A large phase IV post marketing trial with gatifloxacin (The Tequin Clinical Experience Study) reported an overall frequency of 0.08% (12 of 15,625 patients), although the frequency was higher in patients with diabetes (0.55%) than without diabetes (0.04%).
Winners for Davao City in judo were Andre Tequin (-55kg), James Ryan (-73kg) and Chino Tancontian (-50kg) for boys and Jhanen Marcos (-40kg), Sydney Tancontian (-70kg), Steffany Calamba (-44kg) and Charisse Aseneta (-52kg) for girls.
Bristol-Myers also offers Cefzil, Tequin, Maxipime and other antibiotics.
* Fluoraquinolone antibiotics, such as ciprofloxacin (Cipro), levofloxacin (Levaquin), and gatifloxacin (Tequin)
Medications Listed in the Harriet Lane Handbook (2005) Without FDA Approval for Pediatric Use Medication Type Cefoperazone (Cefobid) Antibiotic Cefotetan (Cefotetan) Antibiotic Gatifloxacin (Tequin, Zymar) Antibiotic PiperacillinlTazobactam (Zosyn) Antibiotic Benzoyl Peroxide (Benzac AC wash, Deaquam, Topical Acne Product Oxy-5, etc.) Isotrentinoin (Accutane, Amnesteem, Claravis, Topical Acne Product Sotret) Selenium Sulfide Topical Antiseborrheic Table 3.
The rate of liver failure was calculated at 23/10 million prescriptions, much higher than for four other popular antibiotics, including Avelox (moxifloxacin), Tequin (gatifloxacin), Biaxin (clarithromycin), and Zithromax (azithromycin).
In 2007, seven popular products--Norvasc (amlodipine besylate), Ambien (zoldipem tartrate), Zyrtec (cetirizine), Lotrel (amlodipine/benazepril), Coreg (carvedilol), Lamisil (terbinafine), and Tequin (gatifloxicin), are due to lose patent protection, noted PCMA, which could lead to $700 million in savings that year.
[cross] Diabetes and Tequin Don't Mix: Tequin--an antibiotic used to treat lung, sinus, and urinary tract infections along with same sexually transmitted diseases--affects blood sugar levels and should be avoided by people with diabetes.
has announced labeling changes for Tequin (gatifloxacin) that update the prescription information as a result of continued reports of cases of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia in patients taking the drug.