Lotegate

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  • Manufactured by: Ajanta Pharma Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Gatifloxacin (3 mg) + Loteprednol (5 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
    • Country of Origin: India

    Lotegate Information

    Lotegate is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Drops. Secondary and off-label uses of Lotegate have also been mentioned below.

    The right dosage of Lotegate depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Common side effects of Lotegate include Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhoea, Dizziness. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Lotegate as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Lotegate are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    It is also important to note that Lotegate has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Lotegate related warnings talks about Lotegate's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Lotegate can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Lotegate in conditions like Myasthenia Gravis (MG), Brain and Nervous System, Tendon Injury (Tendinopathy). The section on Lotegate contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Drug reaction of Lotegate with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

    You should also be aware that Lotegate is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Lotegate Benefits & Uses

    Lotegate is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Lotegate Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Iritis
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2 drop
    • Dosage Route: Ophthalmic
    • Frequency: 6 hourly
    • Course Duration: 3 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Lotegate Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Lotegate is used -

    Moderate

    Mild

    • Eye Discharge
    • Eye irritation
    • Eye Pain
    • Dry eyes
    • Rhinitis
    • Eye Burning

    Common

    Lotegate Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Lotegate safe for pregnant women?


      Lotegate can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Lotegate right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

    • Is the use of Lotegate safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Lotegate. It should only be taken after medical advice.

    • What is the effect of Lotegate on the Kidneys?


      Lotegate is not harmful for kidneys.

    • What is the effect of Lotegate on the Liver?


      Using Lotegate does not have any harmful effects on the liver.

    • What is the effect of Lotegate on the Heart?


      Lotegate is completely safe for the heart.



    Severe Interaction of Lotegate with Other Drugs

    Lotegate should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Lotegate Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lotegate unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Lotegate

    • Is this Lotegate habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Lotegate has not been reported.

    Lotegate Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Lotegate


      You can take Lotegate with food.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Lotegate


      Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Lotegate with alcohol.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; ZymaxidY™ (gatifloxacin)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 714

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1399

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lotemax® (loteprednol etabonate)

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1402



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