Levoca 250mg Tablet

icon
Indica Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Composition for Levoca 250mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required
Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Pregnancy
icon
Kidney
47.62
₹9.52/Tablet
5 tablets in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

Medicine Overview of Levoca Tablet

uses

Uses of Levoca Tablet

Levoca 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections and tuberculosis (TB).
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
uses

Side effects of Levoca Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

uses

How to use Levoca 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 Levoca 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Levoca 250mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Levoca Tablet works

Levoca 250mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Levoca Tablet

Expert advice for Levoca Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Levoca immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Levoca 250mg Tablet
icon
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Levoca 250mg Tablet.
icon
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levoca 250mg 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.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
CAUTION
Levoca 250mg Tablet should be used with caution during lacta
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
...
+more
icon
Driving
Levoca 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
...
+more
icon
Kidney
UNSAFE
Levoca 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
...
+more
icon
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Cipin 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Levoca 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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

Substitutes for Levoca Tablet

Levofresh 250mg Tablet
Smart Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹3.0/Tablet
save 69%
Levelfox 250mg Tablet
Leeford Healthcare Ltd
₹3.25/Tablet
save 66%
Lexiflox 250mg Tablet
Eris Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
₹3.89/Tablet
save 59%
Olevo 250mg Tablet
Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹4.29/Tablet
save 55%
₹4.29/Tablet
save 55%
Top Ophthalmologists
doctor
Dr. Anita Sethi
MBBS, MD, DNB, Fellowship
4.8
doctor
4.9
doctor
Dr. Tinku Bali Razdan
MBBS, MS, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.5
doctor
4.4
doctor
Dr. Vishal Grover
MBBS, MS, Fellowship
4.3
cross img