Lazanol 750mg Tablet

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Composition for Lazanol 750mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Lazanol Tablet

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Uses of Lazanol Tablet

Lazanol 750mg 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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Side effects of Lazanol Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Lazanol 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. Lazanol 750mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Lazanol 750mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Lazanol Tablet works

Lazanol 750mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Lazanol Tablet

Expert advice for Lazanol Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lazanol 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 Lazanol 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Lazanol 750mg Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Lazanol 750mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lazanol 750mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Lazanol 750mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Lazanol 750mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affe
ct your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Lazanol 750mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lazanol 750mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Lazanol 750mg 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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Manza 15mg 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lazanol 750mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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