Lekgat 400mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Lekgat Tablet

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Uses of Lekgat Tablet

Lekgat 400mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Lekgat Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Lekgat Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lekgat 400mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Lekgat Tablet works

Lekgat 400mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Lekgat Tablet

Expert advice for Lekgat Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Lekgat immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lekgat 400mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Lekgat 400mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lekgat 400mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Lekgat 400mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human
studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As the most common side effects that can occur when taking Lekgat 400mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Lekgat 400mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. No dose adjustment of Lekgat 400mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Cipin 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Gatifloxacin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lekgat 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Gatifloxacin

Lekgat treats bacterial eye infection (conjunctivitis or red eye) in adults and children older than 1 year of age
Q. Is gatifloxacin the same as ofloxacin?
Both gatifloxacin and ofloxacin belongs to the different class, i.e. gatifloxacin is second-generation fluoroquinolone whereas ofloxacin is older and first-generation, but their effect may vary upon individual condition or response
Zymaxid is the brand name for Lekgat eye solution
Lekgat does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Lekgat is banned in India for systemic use in human by any route including oral and injectable. Its use as eye drop is not banned.
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