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food interaction for LOTEGATE

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pregnancy interaction for LOTEGATE

lactation interaction for LOTEGATE

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food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Lotegate eye drop 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
Lotegate eye drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR LOTEGATE

Gatifloxacin(3mg)

Uses

Gatifloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections

How it works

Gatifloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

Common side effects

Rash, Blurred vision, Broken blood vessels in the eyes, Dry eye, Difficulty in swalloing, Shortness of breath, Eye discharge, Eye pain, Facial swelling, Headache, Irritation, Itching, Teary eyes, Urticaria, Voice alteration
Loteprednol(5mg)

Uses

Loteprednol is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and eye disorders.

How it works

Loteprednol belongs to a class of medication called as ophthalmic corticosteroid. The exact mechanism of action is not known. They are thought to induce certain proteins (phospholipase A 2 inhibitory proteins) which inhibit the formation of other compounds like prostaglandin and leukotrienes which promote inflammation. As a result, the redness, swelling, and itching is relieved at the site of administration.

Common side effects

Electrolyte imbalance, Headache, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Eye irritation, Conjunctival redness, Conjuntival disorder, Corneal damage, Itching, Burning sensation, Increased blood pressure, Dry eye, Increased production of tears, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Eye discharge, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract

COMMON DOSAGE FOR LOTEGATE EYE DROP

Patients taking LOTEGATE EYE DROP

  • 78%
    Once A Day
  • 11%
    Thrice A Day
  • 11%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR LOTEGATE

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR LOTEGATE

  • Use eye drops as recommended in the information leaflet or as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not wear contact lenses, if you have bacterial conjunctivitis or you are applying eye drops.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as you may have blurred vision after using the medicine.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions:  loss of memory and mental ability (Alzheimer disease), inflammation of a part of tendon that attach muscles to the bone (tendonitis), fits (seizures), or any other central nervous system problems, or increased pressure in the head; low blood potassium levels, diabetes, kidney, liver or heart problems.
  • If long-term or repeated use of gatifloxacin drops may cause a second infection.
  • Do not take gatifloxacin, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Avoid using gatifloxacin, if you take coffee or other beverages containing caffeine during treatment.

Frequently asked questions FOR LOTEGATE

Gatifloxacin

Q.

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

Q.

What does gatifloxacin treat?
Gatifloxacin treats bacterial eye infection (conjunctivitis or red eye) in adults and children older than 1 year of age

Q.

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

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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

Q.

Is gatifloxacin banned in India?
Gatifloxacin is banned in India for systemic use in human by any route including oral and injectable. Its use as eye drop is not banned.

Loteprednol

Q.

What is loteprednol/loteprednol etabonate?
Loteprednol is a corticosteroid available as an eye drop that reduces inflammation of superficial structures of the eye.

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