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Levofuxin 500 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Levofuxin Injection

Levofuxin Injection side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea

How to use Levofuxin Injection

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

How Levofuxin Injection works

Levofuxin 500 mg Injection 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.

Levofuxin Injection related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Levofuxin 500 mg Injection.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levofuxin 500 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Levofuxin 500 mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Levofuxin 500 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Levofuxin 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levofuxin 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Levofuxin 500 mg 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.

What if you miss a dose of Levofuxin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Levofuxin 500 mg Injection, 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 Levofuxin 500 mg Injection 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 Levofuxin 500 mg Injection 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 Levofuxin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Levofuxin

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How it worked, any causes, remides
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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Loteprednol is used in the treatment of inflammatory and allergic conditions of the superficial layers of the eye, such as allergic conjunctivitis (allergic itching and redness of the whites of the eye, with tearing), conjunctivitis that occurs as part of acne rosacea (persistent redness over the areas of the face and nose), superficial punctate keratitis (inflammation of cornea), iritis (Inflammation of the interior eye structures), cyclitis (inflammation of cilliary body of the eye). It is also used in the treatment of postoperative inflammation of the eye after the eye surgery.Tobramycin is used as an injection for treating bacterial infections of the skin, heart, stomach, brain, spinal cord, lungs, and urinary tract (bladder and kidneys). It is also used in the treatment of cystic fibrosis. In the form of eye-drops, it can be used to treat eye infections.
My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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FAQs

Q. Is Levofuxin safe to use?

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

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