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Levofloxacin(500 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Levofloxacin(500 mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

To treat bacterial infections of sinuses, lungs, urinary tract, including kidneys or bladder; prostate gland, and skin and soft tissue infections.

SIDE EFFECTS

Urge to vomit (nausea), vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, indigestion, constipation, headache, sleeping problems, dizziness, anxiety, restlessness, confusion, fever, rash, or severe skin reactions (Stevens Johnson syndrome), itching, liver dysfunction (elevated liver enzymes) and pounding, thumping or fluttering sensation in the chest (palpitations).

DRUG INTERACTION

Levofloxacin is known to interact with other drugs like aluminium hydroxide and oxide, sucralfate, cyclosporin A, fenbufen, probenecid, cimetidine, theophylline, cyclosporine, warfarin. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Levofloxacin belongs to a group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones and kills a wide range of infection causing bacteria both gram positive and gram negative. It acts by inhibiting enzymes (DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV) involved in DNA processes that are essential for bacterial growth and survival thereby killing the bacteria.

SUBSTITUTES

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    Rs. 5.37/Tablet
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INTERACTIONS

Can I take Quinolev (500mg) during pregnancy?

Studies in animals have shown risk to fetus, however there are no sufficient studies in humans. This drug may be used in pregnant women if benefit outweighs the risk. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Quinolev (500mg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Contraindicated: The drug should not be used by breastfeeding women, as evidences from studies have shown that there is a high risk of causing significant damage to infants.

Can I take Quinolev (500mg) with alcohol?

No studies found