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Levum 250mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Levum 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Levum Tablet

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Uses of Levum Tablet

Levum 250mg 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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Levum Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Levum 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. Levum 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Levum 250mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Levum Tablet works

Levum 250mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Levum Tablet

Expert advice for Levum Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Levum 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 Levum 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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Levum Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Levum Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Levum 250mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levum 250mg 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
Levum 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Levum 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Levum 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levum 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Levum 250mg 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 Levum Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Levum 250mg 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 Levum Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Levum with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Levum with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Levum with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Levum with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Levum with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Levum with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Levum with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Levum with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Levum with Analgin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral
Levum 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, Geeflam, Kazolid
Levum with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Levum with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Levum with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Levum with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Levum with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Levum with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Levum with Acarbose
MODERATE
Levum with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Levum with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Levum with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Levum with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
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