Alefox Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infection of the lungs, throat, airways, nose, ears, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues. It contains levofloxacin. Alefox Tablet works by killing the bacteria responsible for infection by blocking certain vital functions of bacterial cells like growth and replication. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. Do not stop taking this medicine if you feel better within a few days. Always finish the course of antibiotic medicine for effective treatment...
Q: What should I discuss with the physician before starting Alefox Tablet?
A: Alefox Tablet can interact with other medicines hence inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines especially supplements or herbs. Also, inform your doctor if you are stopping any medicine.
Q: What precautions should be taken when using Alefox Tablet?
Avoid going out in the sun. Wear a protective covering or use sunscreen (SPF 30 or 40) to prevent sunburn.
If you experience pain, swelling of a tendon or weakness or inability to use one of your joints; rest and refrain from exercise and discontinue the Alefox Tablet treatment immediately and contact your doctor....
If you experience sudden chest or back or stomach pain, seek medical help immediately.
Have plenty of water and maintain a healthy diet.
Q: Can I discontinue taking Alefox Tablet if I feel my condition is improving?
A: No, you should not stop taking the Alefox Tablet in the middle of the treatment, doing so may cause reinfection or bacterial resistance. Antibiotics must be taken for the complete prescribed duration.
Q: Does Alefox Tablet cause diarrhoea?
A: Yes, you may experience diarrhoea as a side effect after taking the Alefox Tablet. If you have severe diarrhoea, reach out to your doctor.