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Leafy 250 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Leafy Tablet

Leafy 250 mg 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 & soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia).

Leafy Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea

How to use Leafy 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. Leafy 250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Leafy 250 mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Leafy Tablet works

Leafy 250 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Leafy Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Leafy 250 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Leafy 250 mg 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
Leafy 250 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Leafy 250 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Leafy 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Leafy 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Leafy 250 mg 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 Leafy Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Leafy 250 mg 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Leafy 250 mg Tablet
₹4/Tablet
₹4.63/Tablet
16% costlier
Levomac 250 Tablet
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹4.63/Tablet
16% costlier
₹4.52/Tablet
13% costlier
Leon 250mg Tablet
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
₹4.6/Tablet
15% costlier
Levoday 250 Tablet
Zydus Cadila
₹4.48/Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Leafy 250 mg Tablet 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 Leafy 250 mg Tablet 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Leafy with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Leafy

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Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
I am suffering from flatulence and tightness in the stomach and my upper and lower abdomen are becoming belly slowly what is the solution for this please suggest meThere was no previous medical history for me I am healthy person
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Hi Have a diet rich in green leafy vegetables, fruits. Avoid fatty or spicy food. Drink plenty of water
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Leafy when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Leafy and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Is Leafy safe to use?

Leafy is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
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