Levoflox Tablet is an antibacterial medicine that is used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat and skin. It contains levofloxacin as its main ingredient that belongs to the group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolone. Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Some common side effects of this tablet include a headache, dizziness, nausea and also diarrhoea. These side effects are mild and short-lived. Abruptly stopping this medicine may increase the risk of re-infection. Talk to your doctor all about your health conditions before taking this tablet....
Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking this medicine?
A: This medicine can interact with other drugs, 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 I take when using this medicine?
A: 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 an inability to use one of your joints; rest and refrain from exercise and discontinue levofloxacin treatment immediately. Report the same to your doctor.
If you experience sudden chest or back or stomach pain, seek medical help immediately.
Have plenty of water.
Q: Can I stop taking medicine in the middle if I get relief from the disease?
A: No, do not stop taking medicine in the middle, doing so may cause reinfection or bacterial resistance. Antibiotic should be taken for the complete prescribed duration.
Q: Can I take this medicine along with an antacid?
A: No, it is not advised to take this medicine along with an antacid. There should be a gap of 2 hours between an antacid and this medicine.