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QUMAX 200MG TABLET

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Composition for QUMAX

Lomefloxacin(200 mg)

food interaction for QUMAX

alcohol interaction for QUMAX

pregnancy interaction for QUMAX

lactation interaction for QUMAX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Qumax 200mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Qumax 200mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Qumax 200mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for QUMAX

Lomefloxacin(200 mg)

Uses

Qumax 200mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Qumax 200mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

Common side effects

Nausea, Increased sensitivity to light, Liver injury, Confusion, Convulsion, Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Hallucination, Headache, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Ringing in ear, Vomiting

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Expert advice for QUMAX

  • Inform your doctor if you have kidney disease or suffer from fits (epilepsy/seizures).
  • Do not drive or operate machinery while taking lomefloxacin as it may cause dizziness. 
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight while on this treatment as it may cause increased sensitivity to sunlight. Take lomefloxacin at least 12 hours before exposure to the sun to reduce the risk of sensitivity to the sun.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience severe diarrhea, stomach pain/cramps, or bloody stools.
  • Do not take lomefloxacin if you experience pain, swelling, or tearing of a tendon. Take plenty of rest and do not exercise until you feel fine. 
  • Ensure that medicines such as sucralfate, antacids containing magnesium or aluminium, vitamin/mineral supplements containing zinc or iron are consumed before/after at least 2 hours after taking lomefloxacin.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant/are planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding.

Frequently asked questions for QUMAX

Lomefloxacin

Q.What is lomefloxacin hydrochloride?
Lomefloxacin hydrochloride is an antibiotic belonging to the fluoroquinolones group of medicines. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria in lower respiratory tract (eg. bronchitis) and urinary tract.

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Content on this page was last updated on 16 January, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)