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Levoxy 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Levoxy 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Levoxy 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Levoxy Tablet

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Uses of Levoxy Tablet

Levoxy 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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Levoxy Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How Levoxy Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Levoxy Tablet

Expert advice for Levoxy Tablet

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

If you miss a dose of Levoxy 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Levoxy Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

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

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Taking Levoxy with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Levoxy with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Levoxy with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Levoxy with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Levoxy with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Levoxy with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Levoxy with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Levoxy with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Levoxy with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Levoxy with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Levoxy with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz
Levoxy with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Levoxy with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Levoxy with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Levoxy with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Levoxy with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Levoxy with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Levoxy with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Levoxy 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, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, 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, 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, Geeflam, Kazolid
Levoxy with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral
Levoxy with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Levoxy with Acarbose
MODERATE
Levoxy with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Levoxy with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Levoxy with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
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