Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet

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Introduction

Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat diarrhea and dysentery. It prevents the growth of microorganisms to treat the infection. It also relieves the painful symptoms of the infection.

Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet is a prescription medicine that is advised to be taken as per the prescription or as suggested by the doctor. It should be taken with food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as an overdose of it may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better, which will ensure a better recovery.

Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet may lead to some side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, headache, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctors before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine. You should consult the doctor about prescribing an alternative medicine for your condition.

Uses of Levocar-OZ Tablet

Benefits of Levocar-OZ Tablet

In Diarrhea

Diarrhea is an increase in the frequency of bowel movements or loose watery bowel movements. It can most commonly occur due to an infection of the digestive tract. Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet helps to treat diarrhea that is caused due to bacteria or parasitic worm infections. This medicine can relieve frequent loose motions and also help you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

In Dysentery

Dysentery or amoebic dysentery is a parasitic infection of the intestines that occurs mostly due to intake of contaminated food or water. The symptoms include loose stools (diarrhea), stomach cramps and stomach pain. Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet helps to treat this infection by killing the infection causing parasites. It relieves these symptoms and also helps you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

Side effects of Levocar-OZ 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 Levocar-OZ

  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

How to use Levocar-OZ 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. Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Levocar-OZ Tablet works

Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Levofloxacin and Ornidazole. Levofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Ornidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Levocar-OZ Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg 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.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed this combination medicine for the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery.
  • Diarrhea can cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids to help rehydrate you. 
  • Consult your doctor if your diarrhea lasts for more than 48 hours.
  • Do not use Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet if you have blood in your stool or if you are severely constipated.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet as it may irritate your stomach and also cause excessive drowsiness.
  • 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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Patient Concerns

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Having dysentery and vomiting since morning.
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Internal Medicine
Tab ciplox OZ BD for five days
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Internal Medicine
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Levocar-OZ 250mg/500mg Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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References

  1. Levofloxacin. Hafnarfjorour Iceland: Actavis Group PTC ehf; 2010 [revised 8 Feb. 2019]. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Ornidazole. Auckland, New Zealand: Teva Pharma (New Zealand) Limited; 2017. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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