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Loxazin IV 500 mg Injection

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Composition for Loxazin IV 500 mg Injection

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Primary uses of Loxazin IV 500 mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Loxazin Injection

Uses of Loxazin Injection

Loxazin IV 500 mg Injection 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).

Loxazin Injection side effects

Common

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

How to use Loxazin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Loxazin Injection works

Loxazin IV 500 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.
In Depth Information on Loxazin Injection

Expert advice for Loxazin Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Loxazin IV 500 mg Injection 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 IV 500 mg Injection 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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Loxazin Injection related warnings

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

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If you miss a dose of Loxazin IV 500 mg Injection, 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

Questions Related to Loxazin

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects

Frequently asked questions about Loxazin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin
Q. What is Loxazin?
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.
Q. Is Loxazin a narcotic substance?
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.
Q. Does Loxazin contain sulfa?
Loxazin does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Loxazin cover methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
Loxazin does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including Loxazin.
Q. Does Loxazin expire?
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.
Q. Does Loxazin cause dry mouth?
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.
Q. Is Loxazin safe to use?
Loxazin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Q. Is Loxazin penicillin?
Loxazin is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Q. Is Loxazin a steroid?
Loxazin is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Q. Is Loxazin a quinolone?
Yes, Loxazin belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Loxazin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Loxazin with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec
Loxazin with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide
Loxazin with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium
Loxazin with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop
Loxazin with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Loxazin with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex
Loxazin with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Loxazin with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee
Loxazin with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose
Loxazin with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told
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