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Levo F 1.5mg/500mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Levo F 1.5mg/500mg Tablet contains a combination of medicines which works as a nutritional supplement. It helps in increasing red blood cells and also important for cell growth and function. It is also useful during an early pregnancy as reduces the risk of birth defects.

Levo F 1.5mg/500mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you remember to take it. The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Do not stop taking it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better.

Nausea or vomiting are very common side effects of this medicine. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days. You may be asked for regular monitoring of blood glucose level while taking this medicine. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have a history of seizures as you may be given a higher dose of the seizure medicines than what you normally take.

Uses of Levo F Tablet

Side effects of Levo F Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Levo F

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

How to use Levo F 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 F 1.5mg/500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Levo F Tablet works

Levo F 1.5mg/500mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Folic Acid and Levo-carnitine. Folic Acid is an anti-anemic medication. It replenishes the iron stores in your body. Iron is vital for the formation of new red blood cells and hemoglobin, a substance that gives these cells the ability to transport oxygen. Levo-carnitine belongs to the class of medications called as amino acid derivative. It works by improving the low levels of carnitine in the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Levo F 1.5mg/500mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Levo F 1.5mg/500mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Levo F 1.5mg/500mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Levo F 1.5mg/500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Levo F 1.5mg/500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Levo F 1.5mg/500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Levo F 1.5mg/500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Levo F 1.5mg/500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Levo F 1.5mg/500mg Tablet
₹11.98/Tablet
Nucarnit-F Tablet
Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹47.49/Tablet
296% costlier

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
BLOOD RELATED

Patient Concerns

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I am eight months pregnant. I have cold last 2 days. Can i take medicine name LIV-CET-5 (LEVOCETIRIZINE) TABLETS. NOW I HAVE FEVER ALSO. Please suggest me.
Dr. Suman Rao
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Yes you can take Levo cetrizine
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References

  1. Drugs.com. Folic acid. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Levo-carnitine. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Medlineplus. Folic acid. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Levocarnitine. Reading, Berkshire: Logixx Pharma Solutions Ltd.; 2013 [revised 3 May 2017]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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