Volflox 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Volflox 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Volflox Tablet

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Uses of Volflox Tablet

Volflox 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 Volflox Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How Volflox Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Volflox Tablet

Expert advice for Volflox Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Volflox 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 Volflox 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 Volflox 500mg Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Volflox 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Volflox 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
Volflox 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
Volflox 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
Volflox 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Volflox 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Volflox 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, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Januvia 100mg 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 Volflox 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

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