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Levomed 250 mg Tablet

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Composition for Levomed 250 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Levomed 250 mg Tablet

MRP
10
₹2/Tablet
5 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Levomed Tablet

Uses of Levomed Tablet

Levomed 250 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).

Levomed Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Levomed 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. Levomed 250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Levomed 250 mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Levomed Tablet works

Levomed 250 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on Levomed Tablet

Expert advice for Levomed Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Levomed 250 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 Levomed 250 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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Levomed Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Levomed Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Levomed 250 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levomed 250 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
Levomed 250 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
Levomed 250 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Levomed 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levomed 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Levomed 250 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 Levomed Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Levomed 250 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Levomed Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Levomed with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Levomed with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Bentoform, Strotas
Levomed with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Levomed with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Levomed with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin
Levomed with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Levomed with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Levomed with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Levomed with Zolmitriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist
Levomed with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Levomed with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Levomed with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost
Levomed with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Levomed with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil, Sioril
Levomed with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Levomed with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Levomed with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Levomed with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Levomed with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas
Levomed with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide, Nimby, Bitugesic, Edil, Nimejeev, Nimutek, Nimad, Nimori, Nimogin, Sulbid, Newiide, Combilid, Nimer, Tribid, Tamid, Nimirad, Nimiff, Denim, Dexnim, Esu, Nipin, Arinox, Dolonide, Nimered, Astnim, Nimic, Tide, Vernim, Nimstar, Nimtala, Nimoogesic, Nimscal, Nimulot, Nimdol, Pifnim, Nimotil, Bestonim, Nims, Wylid, Nimucil, Nuke, Nimula, Rinim, Nimesulide, Imulid, Finegesic, Sumelide, NSD, Nimi, Nimee, Amonim, Nimsula, Karlide, Painside, Penim, Nim, Nika, Himoran, Nimy, Nimage, Limosan, Nille, G Sulide, Fanim, Bronim, Nime, Slide, Nisba, Nimugel, Nimid, Nim M, Relexulide, Nimsutech, Benim, Amulid, Nisulid, Caslide, Nimsmi, M Sulide, Nichem, Paindown, Nimsoh, Nimosh, Bentilide, Nimesyn, Nucid, Nimze, Nimoril, Bio Nim, Ana, Tonim, Nemtab, Nimuvista, Anilide, Ostonim, Pas, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Twinease, Nyci, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Myonal, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, 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, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, 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, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare
Levomed with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Levomed with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Levomed with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Levomed with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Levomed with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Levomed with Acarbose
MODERATE
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