Livbest 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Livbest 500mg Tablet

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₹6.54/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Livbest Tablet

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Uses of Livbest Tablet

Livbest 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections and tuberculosis (TB).
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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Side effects of Livbest Tablet

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How Livbest Tablet works

Livbest 500mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Livbest Tablet

Expert advice for Livbest Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Livbest immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Livbest 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Livbest 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Livbest 500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Livbest 500mg Tablet should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Livbest 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Livbest 500mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Cipin 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Levofloxacin, 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 for Livbest 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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