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Levogard 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Levogard 500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Levogard 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Levogard Tablet

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Uses of Levogard Tablet

Levogard 500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. 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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Levogard Tablet side effects

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Side Effects of Levogard are Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Dizziness, Nausea, Constipation, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Levogard 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. Levogard 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Levogard 500 mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Levogard Tablet works

Levogard 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on Levogard Tablet

Expert advice for Levogard Tablet

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

If you miss a dose of Levogard 500 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Levogard Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

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

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Taking Levogard with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Levogard with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin, Eldepryl
Levogard with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Levogard with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox, Tizpa, Tizan
Levogard with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Levogard with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Levogard with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip
Levogard with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin, Diosis, Sodanet, Nodosis, Auxisoda, Audosis, Sodapill, Nocidos, Sobinate, Sodarise
Levogard with Zolmitriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Levogard with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental, Kinetal, RB Flex
Levogard with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo
Levogard with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine, Garbenz, Coolora, Uvdyne, Biqol, Edel, Bzynice
Levogard with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram, Prexol
Levogard with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Levogard with Metamizole / Dipyrone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Novalgin, Analgin
Levogard with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Levogard with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Levogard with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Levogard with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal, Pth
Levogard with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Prolide, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Zap, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid, Orange N Juicy, Ranter, Pazz, Neopar, Disnim, Nimulet Kid, Nide, Blisulide, Nimsa, Nimucon, Nimuda, Nisul, Nyde, Nimford, Neulite S, Nimopen, Nimez, Nimuflam, Takeaway, Nimtop P, Nimular SP, Nimica, Nimumed, Nimegesic, Nimotas CD, Nimotas Kid, Zonim, Nam, Ransulide, Nimulex, Neemact, Neosulide, Ladex
Levogard with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Levogard with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Levogard with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Levogard with Acarbose
MODERATE

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