Levogen Tablet

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Leeford Healthcare Ltd

Composition for Levogen NA Tablet

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43.3
₹4.33/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Levogen Tablet

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Uses of Levogen Tablet

Levogen Tablet 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 Levogen Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How Levogen Tablet works

Levogen tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Levogen Tablet

Expert advice for Levogen Tablet

  • 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 Levogen 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 Levogen Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Levogen Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levogen 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Levogen Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Levogen Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect you
r vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Levogen Tablet should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levogen Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Levogen 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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Januvia 100mg 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 Levogen NA Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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