L-Cin 250 Tablet

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Lupin Ltd

Composition for L-Cin 250mg Tablet

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₹4.6/Tablet
5 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of L-Cin Tablet

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Uses of L-Cin Tablet

L-Cin 250 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 L-Cin Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use L-Cin 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 L-Cin 250 Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid L-Cin 250 Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How L-Cin Tablet works

L-cin 250 tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on L-Cin Tablet

Expert advice for L-Cin 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 L-cin 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 L-Cin 250 Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with L-Cin 250 Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
L-Cin 250 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
L-Cin 250 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
L-Cin 250 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
L-Cin 250 Tablet should be used with caution in patients wit
h kidney disease. Dose adjustment of L-Cin 250 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 L-Cin 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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