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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lgs 400mg drops at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lgs 400mg drops 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Lgs 400mg drops is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR LGS

    Gatifloxacin Topical(400 mg)

    Uses

    Lgs 400mg drops is used in the treatment of bacterial infections

    How it works

    Lgs 400mg drops is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

    Common side effects

    Altered taste, Blurred vision, Eye irritation, Eye redness, Teary eyes, Eyelid swelling, Eye itching, Eye discharge, Eye pain

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    Expert advice FOR LGS

    • Avoid contact lenses if you have bacterial conjunctivitis or you are applying eye drops. 
    • Inform your doctor about your existing medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines that you use.
    • Do not drive or operate machinery as you may have blurred vision after using gatifloxacin topical.
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
    • It should not take if patient is allergic to gatifloxacin or any of its ingredients. 

    Frequently asked questions FOR LGS

    Gatifloxacin Topical

    Q.

    Does gatifloxacin topical contain sulfa?
    Gatifloxacin topical does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic

    Q.

    Is gatifloxacin topical the same as Zymaxid?
    Zymaxid is the brand name for gatifloxacin eye solution

    Q.

    Is gatifloxacin topical the same as ofloxacin?
    Both gatifloxacin and ofloxacin are fluoroquinolone antibiotics and have the same mechanism of killing bacteria. Ofloxacin topical is used to treat eye and ear infections, whereas gatifloxacin is used in the form of eye/ear drops for the treatment of eye and ear infections only. They are also different with respect to the side-effects they cause

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    Is gatifloxacin topical banned in India?
    Gatifloxacin is banned in India for oral/injectable use in humans, however its use as eye/ear drops is not banned.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)