Leoxin 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).
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. Leoxin Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Leoxin 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.
Leoxin Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
imited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Leoxin Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your
vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Leoxin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with k
idney disease. Dose adjustment of Leoxin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Leoxin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with l
iver disease. Dose adjustment of Leoxin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Leoxin is used to treat bacterial infections of the kidneys or bladder (urinary tract), chest or lungs, male or female sex organs (genital tract) which include gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted infection that can affect both men and women, and skin and soft tissue infections.
Leoxin does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Leoxin is used with contraceptive pills. However, always talk to your doctor if you are asked to take any medicines when you are also taking birth control pills.
Yes, Leoxin does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Can I take Leoxin with paracetamol?
Leoxin can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Leoxin with ibuprofen?
Leoxin when taken with Ibuprofen, can increase the risk of some side effects. There are a few reports of seizures or fits when these ibuprofen has been taken with Leoxin. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.