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Factive Drug Description
FACTIVE®
(gemifloxacin mesylate) Tablets

WARNING
Fluoroquinolones, including FACTIVE®, are associated with an increased
risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture in all ages. This risk is further increased
in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in patients taking corticosteroid
drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants (See WARNINGS).

To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of FACTIVE and other antibacterial drugs, FACTIVE should be used only to treat infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by bacteria.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of gemifloxacin (Factive)?

Stop using gemifloxacin and get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using gemifloxacin and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeat;
sudden pain, snapping or popping sound, bruising, loss of movement, or swelling near your joints (especially in your arm or ankle);
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Factive »




FACTIVE (gemifloxacin mesylate) is a synthetic broad-spectrum antibacterial agent for oral administration. Gemifloxacin, a compound related to the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics, is available as the mesylate salt in the sesquihydrate form. Chemically, gemifloxacin is (R,S)-7-[(4Z)-3-(aminomethyl)-4-(methoxyimino)-1-pyrrolidinyl]-1ツュcyclopropyl-6-fluoro-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-1,8-naphthyridine-3-carboxylic acid.
The mesylate salt is a white to light brown solid with a molecular weight of
485.49. Gemifloxacin is considered freely soluble at neutral pH (350 ツオg/mL at
37ツコC, pH 7.0). Its empirical formula is C18H20FN5O4•CH4O3S
and its chemical structure is:








Each white to off-white, oval, film-coated FACTIVE tablet has breaklines and GE 320 debossed on both faces and contains gemifloxacin mesylate equivalent to 320 mg gemifloxacin. The inactive ingredients are crospovidone, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, and titanium dioxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/4/2008




Factive Drug Description
FACTIVE®
(gemifloxacin mesylate) Tablets

WARNING
Fluoroquinolones, including FACTIVE®, are associated with an increased
risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture in all ages. This risk is further increased
in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in patients taking corticosteroid
drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants (See WARNINGS).

To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of FACTIVE and other antibacterial drugs, FACTIVE should be used only to treat infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by bacteria.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of gemifloxacin (Factive)?

Stop using gemifloxacin and get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using gemifloxacin and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeat;
sudden pain, snapping or popping sound, bruising, loss of movement, or swelling near your joints (especially in your arm or ankle);
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Factive »




FACTIVE (gemifloxacin mesylate) is a synthetic broad-spectrum antibacterial agent for oral administration. Gemifloxacin, a compound related to the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics, is available as the mesylate salt in the sesquihydrate form. Chemically, gemifloxacin is (R,S)-7-[(4Z)-3-(aminomethyl)-4-(methoxyimino)-1-pyrrolidinyl]-1ツュcyclopropyl-6-fluoro-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-1,8-naphthyridine-3-carboxylic acid.
The mesylate salt is a white to light brown solid with a molecular weight of
485.49. Gemifloxacin is considered freely soluble at neutral pH (350 ツオg/mL at
37ツコC, pH 7.0). Its empirical formula is C18H20FN5O4•CH4O3S
and its chemical structure is:








Each white to off-white, oval, film-coated FACTIVE tablet has breaklines and GE 320 debossed on both faces and contains gemifloxacin mesylate equivalent to 320 mg gemifloxacin. The inactive ingredients are crospovidone, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, and titanium dioxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/4/2008




Factive Drug Description
FACTIVE®
(gemifloxacin mesylate) Tablets

WARNING
Fluoroquinolones, including FACTIVE®, are associated with an increased
risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture in all ages. This risk is further increased
in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in patients taking corticosteroid
drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants (See WARNINGS).

To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of FACTIVE and other antibacterial drugs, FACTIVE should be used only to treat infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by bacteria.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of gemifloxacin (Factive)?

Stop using gemifloxacin and get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using gemifloxacin and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeat;
sudden pain, snapping or popping sound, bruising, loss of movement, or swelling near your joints (especially in your arm or ankle);
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Factive »




FACTIVE (gemifloxacin mesylate) is a synthetic broad-spectrum antibacterial agent for oral administration. Gemifloxacin, a compound related to the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics, is available as the mesylate salt in the sesquihydrate form. Chemically, gemifloxacin is (R,S)-7-[(4Z)-3-(aminomethyl)-4-(methoxyimino)-1-pyrrolidinyl]-1ツュcyclopropyl-6-fluoro-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-1,8-naphthyridine-3-carboxylic acid.
The mesylate salt is a white to light brown solid with a molecular weight of
485.49. Gemifloxacin is considered freely soluble at neutral pH (350 ツオg/mL at
37ツコC, pH 7.0). Its empirical formula is C18H20FN5O4•CH4O3S
and its chemical structure is:








Each white to off-white, oval, film-coated FACTIVE tablet has breaklines and GE 320 debossed on both faces and contains gemifloxacin mesylate equivalent to 320 mg gemifloxacin. The inactive ingredients are crospovidone, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, and titanium dioxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/4/2008




Factive Drug Description
FACTIVE®
(gemifloxacin mesylate) Tablets

WARNING
Fluoroquinolones, including FACTIVE®, are associated with an increased
risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture in all ages. This risk is further increased
in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in patients taking corticosteroid
drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants (See WARNINGS).

To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of FACTIVE and other antibacterial drugs, FACTIVE should be used only to treat infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by bacteria.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of gemifloxacin (Factive)?

Stop using gemifloxacin and get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using gemifloxacin and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeat;
sudden pain, snapping or popping sound, bruising, loss of movement, or swelling near your joints (especially in your arm or ankle);
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Factive »




FACTIVE (gemifloxacin mesylate) is a synthetic broad-spectrum antibacterial agent for oral administration. Gemifloxacin, a compound related to the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics, is available as the mesylate salt in the sesquihydrate form. Chemically, gemifloxacin is (R,S)-7-[(4Z)-3-(aminomethyl)-4-(methoxyimino)-1-pyrrolidinyl]-1ツュcyclopropyl-6-fluoro-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-1,8-naphthyridine-3-carboxylic acid.
The mesylate salt is a white to light brown solid with a molecular weight of
485.49. Gemifloxacin is considered freely soluble at neutral pH (350 ツオg/mL at
37ツコC, pH 7.0). Its empirical formula is C18H20FN5O4•CH4O3S
and its chemical structure is:








Each white to off-white, oval, film-coated FACTIVE tablet has breaklines and GE 320 debossed on both faces and contains gemifloxacin mesylate equivalent to 320 mg gemifloxacin. The inactive ingredients are crospovidone, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, and titanium dioxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/4/2008




Factive Drug Description
FACTIVE®
(gemifloxacin mesylate) Tablets

WARNING
Fluoroquinolones, including FACTIVE®, are associated with an increased
risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture in all ages. This risk is further increased
in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in patients taking corticosteroid
drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants (See WARNINGS).

To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of FACTIVE and other antibacterial drugs, FACTIVE should be used only to treat infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by bacteria.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of gemifloxacin (Factive)?

Stop using gemifloxacin and get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using gemifloxacin and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeat;
sudden pain, snapping or popping sound, bruising, loss of movement, or swelling near your joints (especially in your arm or ankle);
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Factive »




FACTIVE (gemifloxacin mesylate) is a synthetic broad-spectrum antibacterial agent for oral administration. Gemifloxacin, a compound related to the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics, is available as the mesylate salt in the sesquihydrate form. Chemically, gemifloxacin is (R,S)-7-[(4Z)-3-(aminomethyl)-4-(methoxyimino)-1-pyrrolidinyl]-1ツュcyclopropyl-6-fluoro-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-1,8-naphthyridine-3-carboxylic acid.
The mesylate salt is a white to light brown solid with a molecular weight of
485.49. Gemifloxacin is considered freely soluble at neutral pH (350 ツオg/mL at
37ツコC, pH 7.0). Its empirical formula is C18H20FN5O4•CH4O3S
and its chemical structure is:








Each white to off-white, oval, film-coated FACTIVE tablet has breaklines and GE 320 debossed on both faces and contains gemifloxacin mesylate equivalent to 320 mg gemifloxacin. The inactive ingredients are crospovidone, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, and titanium dioxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/4/2008





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