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Lavid 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Lavid 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Lavid 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Lavid Tablet

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Uses of Lavid Tablet

Lavid 500mg Tablet 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).
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Lavid Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Lavid 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. Lavid 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Lavid 500mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Lavid Tablet works

Lavid 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Lavid Tablet

Expert advice for Lavid Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lavid 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 Lavid 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.
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Lavid Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lavid Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Lavid 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lavid 500mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Lavid 500mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Lavid 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lavid 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lavid 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Lavid 500mg Tablet 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.

What if you miss a dose of Lavid Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Lavid 500mg Tablet, 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 about Lavid Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

Lavid 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 Lavid with prednisone?
Lavid 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 Lavid immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Lavid is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take Lavid with loratadine?
Lavid 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 Lavid with esomeprazole?
Lavid 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 Lavid affect birth control?
Lavid 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 Lavid with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Lavid for a tooth infection?
Lavid 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 Lavid for streptococcal throat infection?
Lavid 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 Lavid same as ciprofloxacin?
Lavid and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. Lavid is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral Lavid 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. Lavid is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and Lavid 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 Lavid for tonsillitis?
Lavid 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 Lavid with guaifenesin?
Lavid 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 Lavid with paracetamol?
Lavid 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.
Lavid does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Lavid does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including Lavid.
Yes, like any other medicine, Lavid has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Lavid treat bacterial vaginosis?
Lavid 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.
Lavid does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking Lavid as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Lavid is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Lavid is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Lavid is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, Lavid belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Lavid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lavid with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Lavid with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Lavid with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Lavid with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Lavid with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Lavid with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Lavid with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Lavid with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid
Lavid with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition AMINO SALICYLIC ACID: Rexite BT
Lavid with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Lavid with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Lavid with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Lavid with Analgin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral
Lavid with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Lavid with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Lavid with Acarbose
MODERATE
Lavid with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Lavid with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Lavid with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Lavid with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
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