Medicine Overview of L Flox Infusion
L Flox 500mg Infusion 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.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.
L Flox 500mg Infusion is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.
In Depth Information on L Flox Infusion
Your doctor has prescribed L flox 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 L flox 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.
L Flox Infusion related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with L Flox 500mg Infusion.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
L Flox 500mg Infusion 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.
L Flox 500mg Infusion is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
L Flox 500mg Infusion may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
L Flox 500mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of L Flox 500mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of L Flox 500mg Infusion 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 L Flox 500mg Infusion, 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 L Flox Infusion
L flox 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 flox with prednisone?
L flox 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 flox immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, L flox is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take L flox with loratadine?
L flox 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 flox with esomeprazole?
L flox 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 flox affect birth control?
L flox 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 flox with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take L flox for a tooth infection?
L flox 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 flox for streptococcal throat infection?
L flox 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 flox same as ciprofloxacin?
L flox and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. L flox is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral L flox 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. L flox is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and L flox 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 flox for tonsillitis?
L flox 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 flox with guaifenesin?
L flox 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 flox with paracetamol?
L flox 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 flox does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
L flox does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including L flox.
Yes, like any other medicine, L flox has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does L flox treat bacterial vaginosis?
L flox 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 flox does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking L flox as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
L flox is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
L flox is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
L flox is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, L flox belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking L Flox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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