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Cuflox 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Cuflox 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Cuflox 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cuflox Tablet

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Uses of Cuflox Tablet

Cuflox 500mg 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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Cuflox Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cuflox 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. Cuflox 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Cuflox 500mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Cuflox Tablet works

Cuflox 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Cuflox Tablet

Expert advice for Cuflox Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cuflox 500mg 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 Cuflox 500mg 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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Cuflox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cuflox Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Cuflox 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cuflox 500mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Cuflox 500mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Cuflox 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cuflox 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cuflox 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cuflox 500mg 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.

What if you miss a dose of Cuflox Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Cuflox 500mg 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 Cuflox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

Cuflox 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 Cuflox with prednisone?
Cuflox 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 Cuflox immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Cuflox is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take Cuflox with loratadine?
Cuflox 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 Cuflox with esomeprazole?
Cuflox 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 Cuflox affect birth control?
Cuflox 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 Cuflox with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Cuflox for a tooth infection?
Cuflox 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 Cuflox for streptococcal throat infection?
Cuflox 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 Cuflox same as ciprofloxacin?
Cuflox and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. Cuflox is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral Cuflox 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. Cuflox is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and Cuflox 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 Cuflox for tonsillitis?
Cuflox 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 Cuflox with guaifenesin?
Cuflox 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 Cuflox with paracetamol?
Cuflox 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.
Cuflox does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Cuflox does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including Cuflox.
Yes, like any other medicine, Cuflox has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Cuflox treat bacterial vaginosis?
Cuflox 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.
Cuflox does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking Cuflox as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Cuflox is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Cuflox is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Cuflox is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, Cuflox belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.

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Taking Cuflox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Cuflox with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Cuflox with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Cuflox with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Cuflox with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Cuflox with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Cuflox with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Cuflox with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Cuflox with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Cuflox with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Cuflox with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Cuflox with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral
Cuflox with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Cuflox with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Cuflox with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Cuflox with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Cuflox with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz
Cuflox with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Orthobid, 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, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Remove, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, 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, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam
Cuflox with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Cuflox with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Cuflox with Acarbose
MODERATE
Cuflox with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Cuflox with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Cuflox with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Cuflox with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
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