L Flox 500mg Infusion

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Lupin Ltd

Composition for L Flox 500mg Infusion

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21.97
₹0.22/Infusion
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of L Flox Infusion

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Uses of L Flox Infusion

L Flox 500mg Infusion is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
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 Flox Infusion

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use L Flox Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How L Flox Infusion works

L flox 500mg infusion is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on L Flox Infusion

Expert advice for L Flox Infusion

  • 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 flox 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 Flox 500mg Infusion
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with L Flox 500mg Infusion.
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Pregnancy
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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
L Flox 500mg Infusion is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
L Flox 500mg Infusion may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or aff
ect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
L Flox 500mg Infusion should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of L Flox 500mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Reclide 40 Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR 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 Flox 500mg Infusion

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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.
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