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Levoflox 500 Infusion

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Overview

Introduction of Levoflox Infusion

Levoflox 500 Infusion is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Levoflox 500 Infusion is administered by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Some people may experience nausea, diarrhea and vomiting as the side effects of this medicine. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Rarely, some people may have a severe allergic reaction which needs urgent medical attention. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, tongue or face, shortness of breath or breathing problems.

Uses of Levoflox Infusion

Levoflox Infusion side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea

How to use Levoflox Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Levoflox Infusion works

Levoflox 500 Infusion is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Levoflox Infusion related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Levoflox 500 Infusion does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Levoflox 500 Infusion 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Levoflox 500 Infusion is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Levoflox 500 Infusion may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Levoflox 500 Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levoflox 500 Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Levoflox 500 Infusion 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 Levoflox Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Levoflox 500 Infusion, 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Levoflox 500 Infusion 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 Levoflox 500 Infusion 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Levoflox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Levoflox

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Sir what is the perfect curation of E-coli bacteria? report is attached with
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
Take tab levoflox 500 once a day gor 14 days
Suffering from high grade fever since last three days. Fever is continuously in the range of 101 deg. Feeling slight cold, headache & body pain (not joint pain).
Dr. Kalyan Kumar
General Physician
tab levoflox 500 mg od for 5 days
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Q. Is Levoflox safe to use?

Levoflox is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>

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