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Lefox 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Lefox 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Lefox 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Lefox Tablet

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Uses of Lefox Tablet

Lefox 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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Lefox Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How Lefox Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Lefox Tablet

Expert advice for Lefox Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lefox 500mg 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 Lefox 500mg 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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Lefox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lefox Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Lefox 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lefox 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
Lefox 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
Lefox 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lefox 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lefox 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Lefox 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 Lefox Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Lefox 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 Lefox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lefox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Lefox with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Lefox with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Lefox with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Lefox with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Lefox with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Lefox with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Lefox with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Lefox with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Lefox with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Lefox with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Lefox with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Lefox with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Lefox with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Lefox with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Lefox 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, Biogesic, 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, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, 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, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid
Lefox with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral
Lefox with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Lefox with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Lefox with Acarbose
MODERATE
Lefox with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Lefox with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
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