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Eldoxin 250 mg Tablet

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Composition for Eldoxin 250 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Eldoxin 250 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Eldoxin Tablet

Uses of Eldoxin Tablet

Eldoxin 250 mg 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).

Eldoxin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Eldoxin are Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Dizziness, Nausea, Constipation, Diarrhoea.

How to use Eldoxin 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. Eldoxin 250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Eldoxin 250 mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Eldoxin Tablet works

Eldoxin 250 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on Eldoxin Tablet

Expert advice for Eldoxin Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Eldoxin 250 mg 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 Eldoxin 250 mg 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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Eldoxin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Eldoxin Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Eldoxin 250 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Eldoxin 250 mg 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
Eldoxin 250 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Eldoxin 250 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Eldoxin 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Eldoxin 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Eldoxin 250 mg 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 Eldoxin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Eldoxin 250 mg 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 Eldoxin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

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

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Taking Eldoxin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Eldoxin with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Eldoxin with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Eldoxin with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Bentoform, Strotas
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Eldoxin with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Eldoxin with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Eldoxin with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Eldoxin with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Eldoxin with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop, Lozin, Lozapin, Z Clo, Zaporil, Closin, Clozcare, Skizoril
Eldoxin with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop
Eldoxin with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas
Eldoxin with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Eldoxin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Eldoxin with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee, Pifol, Bitola
Eldoxin with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Eldoxin with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Eldoxin with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb
Eldoxin with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Eldoxin with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
Eldoxin with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Eldoxin with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Eldoxin with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Eldoxin with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
Eldoxin with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Eldoxin with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Eldoxin with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
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