Levofuxin 500mg Injection

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Neon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Levofuxin 500mg Injection

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102.86
₹1.03/Injection
100 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Levofuxin Injection

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Uses of Levofuxin Injection

Levofuxin 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Levofuxin Injection

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Levofuxin Injection

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

How Levofuxin Injection works

Levofuxin 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Levofuxin Injection

Expert advice for Levofuxin Injection

  • 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 Levofuxin 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Levofuxin 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Levofuxin 500mg Injection.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levofuxin 500mg Injection 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Levofuxin 500mg Injection is probably usafe to use during la
ctation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Levofuxin 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or
affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Levofuxin 500mg Injection should be used with caution in pat
ients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levofuxin 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Levofuxin 500mg Injection 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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Gli 2mg 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 Levofuxin 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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