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Leafy 250 mg Tablet

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Composition for Leafy 250 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Leafy 250 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Leafy Tablet

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 and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).

Leafy Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Leafy are Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Dizziness, Nausea, Constipation, Diarrhoea.

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 preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on Leafy Tablet

Expert advice for Leafy Tablet

  • 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.
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Leafy Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Leafy Tablet
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?uses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Leafy Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

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

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Taking Leafy with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Leafy with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Bentoform, Strotas
Leafy with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Leafy with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Leafy with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas
Leafy with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Leafy with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee, Pifol, Bitola
Leafy with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Leafy with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
Leafy with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Leafy with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Leafy with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Leafy with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb
Leafy with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Leafy with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Leafy with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop, Lozin, Lozapin, Z Clo, Zaporil, Closin, Clozcare, Skizoril
Leafy with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Leafy with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Leafy with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
Leafy with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Leafy with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Leafy with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Leafy with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
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