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Levoxid 500 mg Infusion

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Composition for Levoxid 500 mg Infusion

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Primary uses of Levoxid 500 mg Infusion

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120
₹1.2/Infusion
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Levoxid Infusion

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Uses of Levoxid Infusion

Levoxid 500 mg 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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Levoxid Infusion side effects

Common

Side Effects of Levoxid are Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Dizziness, Nausea, Constipation, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Levoxid Infusion

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

How Levoxid Infusion works

Levoxid 500 mg Infusion is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on Levoxid Infusion

Expert advice for Levoxid Infusion

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

If you miss a dose of Levoxid 500 mg 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 Levoxid Infusion

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Levoxid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Levoxid with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin, Eldepryl
Levoxid with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox, Tizpa
Levoxid with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Levoxid with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Levoxid with Zolmitriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist
Levoxid 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, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, 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, Prolide, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, 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, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Zap, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid, Orange N Juicy, Ranter, Pazz, Neopar, Disnim, Nimulet Kid, Nide, Blisulide, Nimsa, Nimucon, Nimuda, Nisul, Nyde, Nimford, Neulite S, Nimopen, Nimez, Nimuflam, Takeaway, Nimtop P, Nimular SP, Nimica, Nimumed
Levoxid with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Levoxid with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin, Diosis
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Novalgin
Levoxid with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Levoxid with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Levoxid with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine, Garbenz
Levoxid with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Levoxid with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Levoxid with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental, Kinetal
Levoxid with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Levoxid with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Levoxid with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal, Pth
Levoxid with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Levoxid with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Levoxid with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Levoxid with Acarbose
MODERATE
Levoxid with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide

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