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Lek 500mg Infusion

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Composition for Lek 500mg Infusion

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Primary uses of Lek 500mg Infusion

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90
₹0.9/Infusion
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Lek Infusion

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Uses of Lek Infusion

Lek 500mg Infusion 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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Lek Infusion side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Lek Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Lek Infusion works

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

In Depth Information on Lek Infusion

Expert advice for Lek Infusion

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

If you miss a dose of Lek 500mg Infusion, 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 Lek Infusion

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lek 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
Lek with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Lek with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Lek with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Lek with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Lek with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Lek with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Lek with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Lek with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Lek with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Lek with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz
Lek with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Lek with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Lek 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, Orthobid, 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, Remove, 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
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Lek with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Lek with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Lek with Acarbose
MODERATE
Lek with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Lek with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
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