Lenokind 600 mg Tablet


Uses of Lenokind Tablet

Lenokind 600 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of lungs (Pneumonia), skin & soft tissues.

Lenokind Tablet side effects

  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Decreased blood cell count
  • Diarrhea

How to use Lenokind 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. Lenokind 600 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Lenokind 600 mg Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Lenokind Tablet works

Lenokind 600 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Lenokind Tablet related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lenokind 600 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lenokind 600 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Lenokind 600 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Lenokind 600 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lenokind 600 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Lenokind 600 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lenokind 600 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Lenokind 600 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Lenokind 600 mg Tablet treats serious infections caused by certain types of bacteria.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • 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.
  • Avoid taking excessive cheese, processed meats, alcohol, or soy sauce while taking this medication as these may cause an excessive rise in your blood pressure.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop fever, shortness of breath, or any changes in your vision.
  • Do not take it for more than 14 days without consulting your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lenokind with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zosert
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
Brand(s): Vlx
Brand(s): Imirise
Brand(s): Thpin, Trisun, Othipen
Brand(s): Oxcap
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
Brand(s): Norsun
Brand(s): Xylomet
Brand(s): Imi-CI


Q. Can the use of Lenokind cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Lenokind can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. What foods should I avoid while taking Lenokind?

You should avoid taking large quantities of food that contain high tyramine in it. Foods that are fermented, cured, aged or spoiled contain high amount of tyramine e.g cheese, red wine, pickle, over ripe fruits etc. Consuming tyramine while taking Lenokind can result in elevation of blood pressure, which may result in an emergency situation.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Nov 2018.
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