L250 250mg Tablet

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Maneesh Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for L250 250mg Tablet

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₹4.27/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of L250 Tablet

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Uses of L250 Tablet

L250 250mg 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 L250 Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use L250 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 L250 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid L250 250mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How L250 Tablet works

L250 250mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on L250 Tablet

Expert advice for L250 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 L250 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 L250 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with L250 250mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
L250 250mg 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
L250 250mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactati
on. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
L250 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
L250 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of L250 250mg 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 L250 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

L250 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 L250 with prednisone?
L250 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 L250 immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, L250 is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take L250 with loratadine?
L250 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 L250 with esomeprazole?
L250 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 L250 affect birth control?
L250 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 L250 with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take L250 for a tooth infection?
L250 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 L250 for streptococcal throat infection?
L250 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 L250 same as ciprofloxacin?
L250 and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. L250 is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral L250 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. L250 is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and L250 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 L250 for tonsillitis?
L250 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 L250 with guaifenesin?
L250 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 L250 with paracetamol?
L250 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.
L250 does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
L250 does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including L250.
Yes, like any other medicine, L250 has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does L250 treat bacterial vaginosis?
L250 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.
L250 does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking L250 as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
L250 is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
L250 is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
L250 is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, L250 belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
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