Loxazin 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Loxazin 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Loxazin Tablet

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Uses of Loxazin Tablet

Loxazin 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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Side effects of Loxazin Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How Loxazin Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Loxazin Tablet

Expert advice for Loxazin Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Loxazin 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 Loxazin 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Loxazin 500mg Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Loxazin 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Loxazin 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
Loxazin 500mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Loxazin 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affe
ct your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Loxazin 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Loxazin 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Loxazin 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, Manza 15mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Loxazin 500mg Tablet

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