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Levo 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Levo 500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Levo 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Levo Tablet

Uses of Levo Tablet

Levo 500 mg 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).

Levo Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Levo are Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Dizziness, Nausea, Constipation, Diarrhoea.

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

How Levo Tablet works

Levo 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.
In Depth Information on Levo Tablet

Expert advice for Levo Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Levo 500 mg 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 Levo 500 mg 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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Levo Tablet related warnings

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

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If you miss a dose of Levo 500 mg 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

Questions Related to Levo

I m reducing my weight as m overweight do I use levo carnitine to breakdown fat stored in body. My weight is 91 I have reduced 6kgs and work out daily. Height is 5'11. Age:24. Plz suggest.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
1. Decrease calorie intake by 500- 1000 kcal/day to a level of 1000-1800 kcal/day. 2. Take 500 ml of water before each meal 3. 30 - 60 minute of continuous aerobic exercise 5-7 times per week 4. Shorter bouts of exercise of around 10 minutes are associated with better adherence and more weight loss than are longer bouts of exercise 5. 7 - 8 hours of sleep per day. < 6 hours or > 9 hours of sleep is associated with increased total body weight. It is also advised that you enrol yourself in weight loss programme under supervision of a Doctor
I am suffering from nasal polips.Once l under went surgery in 1996 but the same problem occurred after 4 years and suffering a lot since 2000.I am using Levo cetrigin tablets and Azeflo(Azelastine Hydrochloride and Fluticasone Propionate ) nasal spray. Is there any permanent remedy in Homeopathi?Pls suggest.
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Dear M.Ramana, On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic remedy for your complaint:1. Thuja 30, Dilution, ADEL Dosage: 4 drops in 1 teaspoon of water, 3 times a day. LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/Thuja.0/Standard2. BLOOUME 30 RHINITISAN DROPS Dosage: 20 drops in a half cup of water, 1/2 an hour before eating, 3 times daily. LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/BLOOUME_30_RHINITISAN_DROPS/Standard
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects

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Frequently asked questions about Levo Tablet

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

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Taking Levo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Levo with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec
Levo with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium
Levo with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide
Levo with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Levo with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop
Levo with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex
Levo with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee
Levo with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose
Levo with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told
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