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Leloxil 500mg Tablet

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Depsons Pharma

Composition for Leloxil 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Leloxil 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Leloxil Tablet

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Uses of Leloxil Tablet

Leloxil 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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Leloxil Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How Leloxil Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Leloxil Tablet

Expert advice for Leloxil Tablet

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

If you miss a dose of Leloxil 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 Leloxil Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Leloxil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Leloxil with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Leloxil with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Leloxil with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Leloxil with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Leloxil with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Leloxil with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Leloxil with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz
Leloxil with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Leloxil with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Leloxil with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Leloxil with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Leloxil with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Leloxil with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Leloxil with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Leloxil with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Leloxil with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Leloxil with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Leloxil 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
Leloxil with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral
Leloxil with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Leloxil with Acarbose
MODERATE
Leloxil with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Leloxil with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Leloxil with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
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