Levofloxacin 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 & soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia).
Levofuxin Products side effects
Side Effects of Levofuxin are Headache, Dizziness, Nausea, Constipation, Diarrhea.
Levofuxin 500mg Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.
Q. Can the use of Levofuxin 500mg Injection cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Levofuxin 500mg Injection can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. Can the use of Levofuxin 500mg Injection increase the risk of muscle damage?
Yes, the use of Levofuxin 500mg Injection is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle. Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Levofuxin 500mg Injection but it may be more significant in people above 60 years of age. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.
Q. How is Levofuxin 500mg Injection administered?
Levofuxin 500mg Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Levofuxin 500mg Injection.
Q. Is Levofuxin 500mg Injection effective?
Levofuxin 500mg Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Levofuxin 500mg Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 23rd Aug 2021. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.