Livox 500mg Tablet

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Concept Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Livox 500mg Tablet

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37.5
₹3.75/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Livox Tablet

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Uses of Livox Tablet

Livox 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
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 Livox Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Livox 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 Livox 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Livox 500mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Livox Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Livox Tablet

Expert advice for Livox 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 Livox 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 Livox 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Livox 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Livox 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Livox 500mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Livox 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect
your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Livox 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Livox 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Livox 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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Januvia 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 Livox 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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