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LEVOKEM OZ 250MG/500MG TABLET

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Composition for LEVOKEM OZ

Levofloxacin(250 mg),Ornidazole(500 mg)

food interaction for LEVOKEM OZ

alcohol interaction for LEVOKEM OZ

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lactation interaction for LEVOKEM OZ

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
Avoid Levokem oz 250mg/500mg tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.
UNSAFE
Levokem oz 250mg/500mg tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
UNSAFE
Levokem oz 250mg/500mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for LEVOKEM OZ

Levofloxacin(250 mg)

Uses

Levofloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis (TB).

How it works

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

Common side effects

Muscle pain, Joint pain, Bruise, Bleeding, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Headache, Heartburn, Nausea, Stomach pain, Vaginal itching, Vaginal discharge, Vomiting
Ornidazole(500 mg)

Uses

Ornidazole is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and bacterial infections.

How it works

Ornidazole is an antibiotic (anti-bacteria and anti-protozoal) drug belonging to the class of imidazole derivatives. It interacts with DNA inside the microorganism to cause protein synthesis inhibition and cell death.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Numbness, Tingling sensation, Allergic reaction, Itching, Redness of skin, Altered taste, Convulsion, Diarrhoea, Fatigue, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Headache, Tremor, Vertigo

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Expert advice for LEVOKEM OZ

  • Keep out of direct sunlight while taking this medicine to prevent your skin from burning, tingling or severely blistering.
  • Take plenty of fluids.
  • If you are already taking iron tablets, antacids or sucralfate, take levofloxacin dose at least 2 hours before or after.
  • Do not drive, operate dangerous machinery or have similar activities if you feel that your ability to concentrate and react is impaired after taking levofloxacin.
  • Do not give levofloxacin to your children or growing teenagers, it can harm the cartilage of their growing bones.
  • Do not use levofloxacin eye drop to treat any problem in eye that has not been checked by your doctor.
  • consult your doctor before taking this drug, If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for LEVOKEM OZ

Levofloxacin

Q.Does levofloxacin/ L-cin 500/ Levomac/ Levoday/ Levobact contain penicillin or sulpha?
No, levofloxacin belong to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. It does not contain penicillin or sulpha

Q.Is levofloxacin gluten free?
Yes, levofloxacin sold as generic is gluten free

Q.Is levofloxacin the same as ciprofloxacin?
They belong to same class of antibiotics, but are different drugs

Q.Is levofloxacin a narcotic?
No. Levofloxacin is not a narcotic drug

Q.Can I take levofloxacin for sore throat, tonsil and strep throat?
Yes. Levofloxacin can be used to treat sore throat, tonsillitis and strep throat infections. Please consult your doctor before taking drug

Q.Can I take levofloxacin with Tylenol/ Nyquil/ Benadryl/ Nexium/ Claritin?
Yes. You can take levofloxacin with Tylenol/ Nyquil/ Benadryl/ Nexium/ Claritin. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q.Does levofloxacin cover Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus?
No. Levofloxacin is not effective against Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Q.Does levofloxacin affect birth control?
No. Levofloxacin does not affect birth control pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking levofloxacin.

Ornidazole

Q.Is Ornidazole an antibiotic?
Ornidazole is an antibiotic

Q.What is it used for?
It cures infections (caused by bacteria or protozoa) of intestine, urinary tract, genital tract and other body parts

Q.Is ornidazole same as metronidazole?
Ornidazole and metronidazole are two different drugs belonging to the same class and are used for the same type of diseases

Q.Is ornidazole carcinogenic?
There are no reports suggesting the potential of ornidazole to cause cancer.

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Content on this page was last updated on 23 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)