Factive Oral Tablet 320Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Factive: Oral tablet (320mg)

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Factive 320mg Tablet
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Factive 320mg Tablet

What is this Medicine?

GEMIFLOXACIN (gem ah FLOX a sin) is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Factive: Oral tablet(320mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Factive 320mg Tablet

NDC: 101220321
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bronchitis, Community-acquired Pneumonia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Gonorrhea

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Factive 320mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Factive 320mg Tablet

Back Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Retinal Detachment Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Photosensitivity Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Eosinophilia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Calcium Levels Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hot Flashes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Visual Impairment Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Eczema Vaccinatum Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Yeast Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Anemia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Calcium Levels Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Sodium Levels Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
0.2-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
0.2-0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Stomach Pain Incidence:
0.2-2.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
0.2-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
0.2-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
0.2-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
0.2-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
0.2-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
0.2-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
0.2-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
0.2-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Tired Incidence:
0.2-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.2-3.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
0.2-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
0.2-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
0.2-1.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
0.2-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
0.2-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
0.2-0.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
0.2-1.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Sodium Levels Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Kidney Function Incidence:
0.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Albumin In Blood Incidence:
0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Potassium Level Incidence:
0.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
3.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
4.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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