Levopen 500mg Infusion

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Morepen Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Levopen 500mg Infusion

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₹0.98/Infusion
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Levopen Infusion

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Uses of Levopen Infusion

Levopen 500mg Infusion 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 Levopen Infusion

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Levopen Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Levopen Infusion works

Levopen 500mg infusion is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Levopen Infusion

Expert advice for Levopen Infusion

  • Your doctor has prescribed Levopen 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 Levopen 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Levopen 500mg Infusion
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Levopen 500mg Infusion.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levopen 500mg Infusion 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
Levopen 500mg Infusion is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Levopen 500mg Infusion may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or af
fect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Levopen 500mg Infusion should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levopen 500mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Levopen 500mg Infusion 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Levopen 500mg Infusion

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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