Levomac 125mg Suspension

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Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Levomac 125mg Suspension

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72.5
60 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Levomac Suspension

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Uses of Levomac Suspension

Levomac 125mg Suspension 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 Levomac Suspension

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Levomac Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Levomac 125mg Suspension at a fixed time.
Avoid Levomac 125mg Suspension with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Levomac Suspension works

Levomac 125mg suspension is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Levomac Suspension

Expert advice for Levomac Suspension

  • 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 Levomac 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 Levomac 125mg Suspension
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Levomac 125mg Suspension.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levomac 125mg Suspension 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
Levomac 125mg Suspension is probably usafe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Levomac 125mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or
affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Levomac 125mg Suspension should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levomac 125mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Levomac 125mg Suspension 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, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Manza 15mg Tablet, Zypine 2.5mg 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 Levomac 125mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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