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Levospan 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Levospan 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Levospan 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Levospan Tablet

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Uses of Levospan Tablet

Levospan 500mg 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).
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Levospan Tablet side effects

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Levospan 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. Levospan 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Levospan 500mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Levospan Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Levospan Tablet

Expert advice for Levospan Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Levospan 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 Levospan 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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Levospan Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Levospan Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Levospan 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levospan 500mg 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
Levospan 500mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Levospan 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Levospan 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levospan 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Levospan 500mg 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 Levospan Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Levospan 500mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Levospan Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

Levospan 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 Levospan with prednisone?
Levospan 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 Levospan immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Levospan is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take Levospan with loratadine?
Levospan 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 Levospan with esomeprazole?
Levospan 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 Levospan affect birth control?
Levospan 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 Levospan with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Levospan for a tooth infection?
Levospan 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 Levospan for streptococcal throat infection?
Levospan 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 Levospan same as ciprofloxacin?
Levospan and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. Levospan is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral Levospan 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. Levospan is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and Levospan 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 Levospan for tonsillitis?
Levospan 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 Levospan with guaifenesin?
Levospan 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 Levospan with paracetamol?
Levospan 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.
Levospan does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Levospan does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including Levospan.
Yes, like any other medicine, Levospan has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Levospan treat bacterial vaginosis?
Levospan 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.
Levospan does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking Levospan as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Levospan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Levospan is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Levospan is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, Levospan belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Levospan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Levospan with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Levospan with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Levospan with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Levospan with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Levospan with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Levospan with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Levospan with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Levospan with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Levospan with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, 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, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, 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, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid
Levospan with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Levospan with AMINO SALICYLIC ACID
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition AMINO SALICYLIC ACID: Rexite BT
Levospan with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Levospan with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Levospan with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Levospan with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Levospan with Analgin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral
Levospan with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Levospan with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Levospan with Acarbose
MODERATE
Levospan with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Levospan with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Levospan with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Levospan with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
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