Leon OD 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Leon OD 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Leon OD Tablet

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Uses of Leon OD Tablet

Leon OD 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
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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Side effects of Leon OD Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Leon OD 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Leon OD 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Leon OD 250mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Leon OD Tablet works

Leon od 250mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Leon OD Tablet

Expert advice for Leon OD Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Leon od 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 Leon od 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Leon OD 250mg Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Leon OD 250mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Leon OD 250mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Leon OD 250mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Leon OD 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affe
ct your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Leon OD 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Leon OD 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Leon OD 250mg 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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Januvia 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Levofloxacin, 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Leon OD 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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