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Metlin 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Metlin 250mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Metlin 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Metlin Tablet

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Uses of Metlin Tablet

Metlin 250mg 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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Metlin Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Metlin 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. Metlin 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Metlin 250mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Metlin Tablet works

Metlin 250mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Metlin Tablet

Expert advice for Metlin Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Metlin 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 Metlin 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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Metlin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Metlin Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Metlin 250mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Metlin 250mg 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
Metlin 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Metlin 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Metlin 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Metlin 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Metlin 250mg 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 Metlin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Metlin 250mg 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 Metlin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

Metlin 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 Metlin with prednisone?
Metlin 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 Metlin immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Metlin is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take Metlin with loratadine?
Metlin 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 Metlin with esomeprazole?
Metlin 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 Metlin affect birth control?
Metlin 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 Metlin with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Metlin for a tooth infection?
Metlin 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 Metlin for streptococcal throat infection?
Metlin 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 Metlin same as ciprofloxacin?
Metlin and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. Metlin is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral Metlin 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. Metlin is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and Metlin 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 Metlin for tonsillitis?
Metlin 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 Metlin with guaifenesin?
Metlin 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 Metlin with paracetamol?
Metlin 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.
Metlin does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Metlin does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including Metlin.
Yes, like any other medicine, Metlin has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Metlin treat bacterial vaginosis?
Metlin 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.
Metlin does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking Metlin as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Metlin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Metlin is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Metlin is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, Metlin belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Metlin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Metlin with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Metlin with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Metlin with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Metlin with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Metlin with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition AMINO SALICYLIC ACID: Rexite BT
Metlin with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, 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, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, 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, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid
Metlin with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Metlin with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Metlin with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Metlin with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Metlin with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Metlin with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Metlin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Metlin with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Metlin with Analgin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral
Metlin with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Metlin with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Metlin with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Metlin with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Metlin with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Metlin with Acarbose
MODERATE
Metlin with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
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