Medicine Overview of Flec Tablet
Flec 50mg 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).
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
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. Flec 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Flec 50mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.
Flec 50mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.
In Depth Information on Flec Tablet
Your doctor has prescribed Flec 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 Flec 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.
Flec Tablet related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Flec 50mg Tablet.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flec 50mg 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.
Flec 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Flec 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Flec 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flec 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Flec 50mg 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.
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.
Frequently asked questions about Flec Tablet
Flec 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 Flec with prednisone?
Flec 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 Flec immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Flec is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take Flec with loratadine?
Flec 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 Flec with esomeprazole?
Flec 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 Flec affect birth control?
Flec 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 Flec with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Flec for a tooth infection?
Flec 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 Flec for streptococcal throat infection?
Flec 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 Flec same as ciprofloxacin?
Flec and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. Flec is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral Flec 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. Flec is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and Flec 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 Flec for tonsillitis?
Flec 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 Flec with guaifenesin?
Flec 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 Flec with paracetamol?
Flec 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.
Flec does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Flec does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including Flec.
Yes, like any other medicine, Flec has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Flec treat bacterial vaginosis?
Flec 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.
Flec does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking Flec as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Flec is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Flec is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Flec is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, Flec belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
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