Bacstan L Tablet

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Composition for Bacstan L 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Bacstan L Tablet

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Uses of Bacstan L Tablet

Bacstan L 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 Bacstan L Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Bacstan L 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. Bacstan L Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Bacstan L Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Bacstan L Tablet works

Bacstan L Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Bacstan L Tablet

Expert advice for Bacstan L Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Bacstan l 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 Bacstan l 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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Bacstan L Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Bacstan L Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Bacstan L Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bacstan L Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Bacstan L Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Bacstan L Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect y
our vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Bacstan L Tablet should be used with caution in patients wit
h kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bacstan L Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Bacstan L Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

However, stop the medicine and inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Manza 15mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Levofloxacin, 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 Bacstan L Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

Bacstan l is a quinolone antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria that cause infections in your body. It can be used to treat infections of the sinuses, lungs, urinary tract, including your kidneys or bladder, prostate gland and skin and soft tissue.
Q. Can I take Bacstan l with prednisone?
Bacstan l and prednisone when taken together may increase the risk of tendon rupture (a tendon is a cord that joins your muscle to your bones). If you experience pain and inflammation in your tendons or ligaments, which could lead to rupture, stop taking Bacstan l immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Bacstan l is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take Bacstan l with loratadine?
Bacstan l can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Bacstan l with esomeprazole?
Bacstan l can be taken with esomeprazole. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Bacstan l affect birth control?
Bacstan l can be taken with birth control pills (oral contraceptive pills). No drug-drug interactions have been reported between them. However, interactions can occur. Talk to a doctor to confirm whether you need to use extra precaution while taking Bacstan l with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Bacstan l for a tooth infection?
Bacstan l is not used to treat tooth infection. If you think you have a tooth infection, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Can I take Bacstan l for streptococcal throat infection?
Bacstan l is active against streptococcus bacteria and can be used for the treatment of a streptococcal sore throat. If you think you have a sore throat infection, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Is Bacstan l same as ciprofloxacin?
Bacstan l and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. Bacstan l is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral Bacstan l 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. Bacstan l is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and Bacstan l is active against many bacteria but can cause damage to your tendons. So, it is advisable that you must talk to a doctor for the right choice of antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Bacstan l for tonsillitis?
Bacstan l is not indicated for the treatment of tonsillitis. If you think you have tonsillitis, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Can I take Bacstan l with guaifenesin?
Bacstan l can be taken with guaifenesin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Bacstan l with paracetamol?
Bacstan l can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Bacstan l does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Bacstan l does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including Bacstan l.
Yes, like any other medicine, Bacstan l has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Bacstan l treat bacterial vaginosis?
Bacstan l is not used to treat bacterial vaginosis. If you think you have bacterial vaginosis, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Bacstan l does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking Bacstan l as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Bacstan l is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Bacstan l is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Bacstan l is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, Bacstan l belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
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