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Lekgat 400 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Lekgat 400 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Lekgat Tablet

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Uses of Lekgat Tablet

Lekgat 400 mg 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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Lekgat Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Lekgat are Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Nausea, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.

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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. Lekgat 400 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lekgat Tablet works

Lekgat 400 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on Lekgat Tablet

Expert advice for Lekgat Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lekgat 400 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Lekgat 400 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Lekgat Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lekgat Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Lekgat 400 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lekgat 400 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Lekgat 400 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Lekgat 400 mg Tablet may cause diarrhea or rash in the baby
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
The most common side effects that can occur when taking Lekgat 400 mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lekgat 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lekgat 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Take plenty of water while you are taking this medicine
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Lekgat 400 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lekgat Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Lekgat 400 mg Tablet, 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 about Lekgat Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Gatifloxacin

Lekgat does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Zymaxid is the brand name for Lekgat eye solution
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
Lekgat treats bacterial eye infection (conjunctivitis or red eye) in adults and children older than 1 year of age
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lekgat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lekgat with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox, Tizpa, Tizan
Lekgat with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin, Eldepryl
Lekgat with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Lekgat with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Lekgat with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental, Kinetal, RB Flex
Lekgat with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Lekgat with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Prolide, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Zap, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid, Orange N Juicy, Ranter, Pazz, Neopar, Disnim, Nimulet Kid, Nide, Blisulide, Nimsa, Nimucon, Nimuda, Nisul, Nyde, Nimford, Neulite S, Nimopen, Nimez, Nimuflam, Takeaway, Nimtop P, Nimular SP, Nimica, Nimumed, Nimegesic, Nimotas CD, Nimotas Kid, Zonim, Nam, Ransulide, Nimulex, Neemact, Neosulide, Ladex
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo
Lekgat with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Lekgat with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Lekgat with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal, Pth
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Novalgin, Analgin
Lekgat with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Lekgat with Zolmitriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Lekgat with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine, Garbenz, Coolora, Uvdyne, Biqol, Edel, Bzynice
Lekgat with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Lekgat with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip
Lekgat with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin, Diosis, Sodanet, Nodosis, Auxisoda, Audosis, Sodapill, Nocidos, Sobinate, Sodarise
Lekgat with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Lekgat with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram, Prexol
Lekgat with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Lekgat with Acarbose
MODERATE
Lekgat with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Lekgat with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita

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