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Levox 500mg Infusion

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Composition for Levox 500mg Infusion

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Primary uses of Levox 500mg Infusion

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100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Levox Infusion

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Uses of Levox Infusion

Levox 500mg Infusion 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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Levox Infusion side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Levox Infusion

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

How Levox Infusion works

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

In Depth Information on Levox Infusion

Expert advice for Levox Infusion

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

What if you miss a dose of Levox Infusion?uses

If you miss a dose of Levox 500mg Infusion, 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 Levox Infusion

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

Levox 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 Levox with prednisone?
Levox 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 Levox immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Levox is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take Levox with loratadine?
Levox 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 Levox with esomeprazole?
Levox 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 Levox affect birth control?
Levox 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 Levox with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Levox for a tooth infection?
Levox 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 Levox for streptococcal throat infection?
Levox 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 Levox same as ciprofloxacin?
Levox and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. Levox is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral Levox 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. Levox is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and Levox 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 Levox for tonsillitis?
Levox 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 Levox with guaifenesin?
Levox 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 Levox with paracetamol?
Levox 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.
Levox does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Levox does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including Levox.
Yes, like any other medicine, Levox has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Levox treat bacterial vaginosis?
Levox 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.
Levox does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking Levox as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Levox is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Levox is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Levox is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, Levox belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Levox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Levox with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Levox with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Levox with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Levox with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition AMINO SALICYLIC ACID: Rexite BT
Levox with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Levox with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Levox with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Levox with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Levox with Analgin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral
Levox with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Levox 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, 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, 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, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular
Levox with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Levox with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Levox with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Levox with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Levox with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Levox with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Levox with Acarbose
MODERATE
Levox with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Levox with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
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