Levox 500 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Levox Tablet

Levox 500 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 & soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia).

Levox Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea

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

How Levox Tablet works

Levox 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Levox Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Levox 500 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levox 500 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
Levox 500 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
Levox 500 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Levox 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levox 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Levox 500 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 Levox Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Levox 500 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Levox 500 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 Levox 500 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Levox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tizonec
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Told
MODERATE
Brand(s): Diadose
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Levox

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Levox when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Levox and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. Is Levox safe to use?
Levox is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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