Lamiwin 500mg Infusion

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Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Lamiwin 500mg Infusion

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₹1.2/Infusion
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Lamiwin Infusion

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Uses of Lamiwin Infusion

Lamiwin 500mg Infusion 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 Lamiwin Infusion

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Lamiwin Infusion

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

How Lamiwin Infusion works

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

In Depth Information on Lamiwin Infusion

Expert advice for Lamiwin 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 Lamiwin 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 Lamiwin 500mg Infusion
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Lamiwin 500mg Infusion.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lamiwin 500mg Infusion 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
Lamiwin 500mg Infusion should be used with caution during la
ctation. 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
Lamiwin 500mg Infusion may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Lamiwin 500mg Infusion should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lamiwin 500mg Infusion 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 Lamiwin 500mg Infusion

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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