Levon 500mg Tablet

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Enzo Biopharma Ltd

Composition for Levon 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Levon Tablet

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Uses of Levon Tablet

Levon 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections and tuberculosis (TB).
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 Levon Tablet

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Levon 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 Levon 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Levon 500mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Levon Tablet works

Levon 500mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Levon Tablet

Expert advice for Levon 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 Levon 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 Levon 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Levon 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levon 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Levon 500mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Levon 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Levon 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levon 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Cipin 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 Levon 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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