Loxof 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Loxof Tablet

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Uses of Loxof Tablet

Loxof 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 Loxof Tablet

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How Loxof Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Loxof Tablet

Expert advice for Loxof 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 Loxof 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 Loxof 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Loxof 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Loxof 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
Loxof 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
Loxof 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
Loxof 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Loxof 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Loxof 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
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Gli 2mg 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 Loxof 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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