Infax 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Infax 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Infax Tablet

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Uses of Infax Tablet

Infax 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections and tuberculosis (TB).
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 Infax Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How Infax Tablet works

Infax 500mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Infax Tablet

Expert advice for Infax Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Infax immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Infax 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Infax 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Infax 500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Infax 500mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Infax 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Infax 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Infax 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Cipin 100mg 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 for Infax 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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