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Lovosym 500 mg Tablet

Symbiosis Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Lovosym 500 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Lovosym 500 mg Tablet

MRP
65
₹6.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lovosym Tablet

Uses of Lovosym Tablet

Lovosym 500 mg 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).

Lovosym Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Lovosym Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Lovosym Tablet

Expert advice for Lovosym Tablet

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

If you miss a dose of Lovosym 500 mg 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 Lovosym Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lovosym with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lovosym with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Lovosym with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Lovosym with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin
Lovosym with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Bentoform, Strotas
Lovosym with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Lovosym with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Lovosym with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Lovosym with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Lovosym with Zolmitriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist
Lovosym with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Lovosym with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Lovosym with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas
Lovosym with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost
Lovosym with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Lovosym with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Lovosym with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Lovosym with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Lovosym with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil, Sioril
Lovosym with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide, Nimby, Bitugesic, Edil, Nimejeev, Nimutek, Nimad, Nimori, Nimogin, Sulbid, Newiide, Combilid, Nimer, Tribid, Tamid, Nimirad, Nimiff, Denim, Dexnim, Esu, Nipin, Arinox, Dolonide, Nimered, Astnim, Nimic, Tide, Vernim, Nimstar, Nimtala, Nimoogesic, Nimscal, Nimulot, Nimdol, Pifnim, Nimotil, Bestonim, Nims, Wylid, Nimucil, Nuke, Nimula, Rinim, Nimesulide, Imulid, Finegesic, Sumelide, NSD, Nimi, Nimee, Amonim, Nimsula, Karlide, Painside, Penim, Nim, Nika, Himoran, Nimy, Nimage, Limosan, Nille, G Sulide, Fanim, Bronim, Nime, Slide, Nisba, Nimugel, Nimid, Nim M, Relexulide, Nimsutech, Benim, Amulid, Nisulid, Caslide, Nimsmi, M Sulide, Nichem, Paindown, Nimsoh, Nimosh, Bentilide, Nimesyn, Nucid, Nimze, Nimoril, Bio Nim, Ana, Tonim, Nemtab, Nimuvista, Anilide, Ostonim, Pas, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Twinease, Nyci, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Myonal, 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, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, 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, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, 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, 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, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare
Lovosym with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Lovosym with Acarbose
MODERATE
Lovosym with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Lovosym with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Lovosym with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Lovosym with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
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