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Levoflox 500mg Tablet

Levoflox 500mg Tablet

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Levoflox 500 MG Description

Levoflox 500 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the lungs, throat, airways, nose, ears, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues. Levid 500 tablet, Lofox 500 tablet, L Cin 500 tablet and Phlevo 500 tablet are having levofloxacin as the main ingredient.

It contains levofloxacin as the active substance. Levoflox 500 tablet kills the infection-causing bacteria by blocking the action of certain chemicals essential for the replication and repair of genetic material.

Take Levoflox 500 tablet in the exact dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. You can take it with or without meals. Do not stop taking this medicine even if you feel better within a few days. Always finish the course of prescribed antibiotic medicines for effective treatment.

If you experience common side effects like diarrhoea after taking Levoflox 500 tablet, it is suggested to drink enough fluids and stay hydrated. Not everyone gets these side effects and they usually go away with time. Inform your doctor if these symptoms are severe or do not go away.

Do not take this medicine if allergic to any of its components. Before starting Levoflox 500 tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding and about your complete medical history. Also, inform the doctor about all other medicines and supplements you take.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹85.58
You Save₹15.10 (15% on MRP)
ContainsLevofloxacin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
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Uses of Levoflox 500 MG

Levoflox tablet is used to treat different types of bacterial infections such as infection of throat, lung, sinus, kidney, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues.

Contraindications of Levoflox 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to levofloxacin or any other ingredients of Levoflox tablet.
  • If you are allergic to a class of medicines called fluoroquinolone. If you are not sure which are these medicines ask your doctor.
  • If you have a history of fits and seizures (epilepsy).
  • If you have tendons (tendonitis) related problems.
  • If you are below 18 years old.
  • If you are pregnant or are planning to have a baby or are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Levoflox 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Levoflox 500 MG



Can I take Levoflox Tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited safety information available about use of this medicine in pregnant women. If you conceive while taking this medicine, seek immediate medical advice.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Levoflox Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is unknown if levofloxacin can pass into human breast milk. However, similar medicines can pass into human breast milk. Hence, Levoflox Tablet must not be only be used if prescribed by your doctor, while taking this medicine one should not breastfeed.


Can I drive if I have consumed Levoflox Tablet?
You may experience sleepiness, dizziness and visual disturbances like a blurred vision while on treatment with Levoflox Tablet. Avoid driving or use any tools and machines if affected.


Can I consume alcohol with Levoflox Tablet?
There is no known interaction between alcohol and this medicine. However, long term use of alcohol can weaken your immune system and body's response to pathogens and infections. Consult your doctor for more information if you drink too often .

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have diabetes, psychiatric illness, brain injury, kidney or liver-related problems.
  • You have a history of fits, you are above the age of 60 years.
  • You are taking steroids.
  • You experience low or high blood sugar, consider monitoring your blood sugar frequently if you are diabetic and on antidiabetic medicine.
  • You experience nervous system-related symptoms such as confusion, sleeplessness, nightmares, thoughts of harming yourself, feeling low, anxiety, etc. Immediately seek medical advice.
  • You have heart problems, a history of heart attack, slow heart rate, salt imbalance
  • You have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (an inherited disorder that affects red blood cells)
  • You have or had developed any allergic reaction after taking Levoflox tablet
  • You are suffering from myasthenia gravis, a condition of muscle weakness. This medicine can further worsen the condition of muscle weakness.
  • Levoflox tablets should not be used in children and adolescents.
  • This medicine is known to cause tendon rupture, and nerve damage/pain (peripheral neuropathy). Be cautious and tell your doctor if you already have any of these conditions before initiating the treatm...
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Directions for Use of Levoflox 500 MG

  • Levoflox tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Storage and disposal of Levoflox 500 MG

  • Store Levoflox tablet at room temperature in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight, and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Quick Tips of Levoflox 500 MG

  • Levoflox 500 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the lungs, throat, airways, nose, ears, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues.
  • You should always complete the entire course of treatment with antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor. Do not miss any dose and do not take more than the prescribed dose.
  • Take Levoflox 500 tablet in the exact dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
  • Before starting Levoflox 500 tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.
  • Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, headache and dizziness can be seen as side effects of this medicine, inform your doctor if the side effects do not resolve over time.
  • Talk to your doctor if you have kidney or liver-related problems.

Dosage of Levoflox 500 MG


  • Symptoms of overdose are dizziness, nausea, confusion, unconsciousness, fits.
  • Seek immediate medical help if you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

  • For optimum effect, doses of antibiotics should not be missed. If you missed any dose of Levoflox Tablet take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Mode of Action of Levoflox 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Levofloxacin in Levoflox tablet works by preventing bacterial growth by interfering with the action of specific enzymes in bacteria like DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV that helps in DNA replication, ...
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Interactions of Levoflox 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Levoflox tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned su...
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  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat your heart problems, brain disorders, other antibiotics, blood thinners, painkillers, steroids.
  • Medicines containing aluminium, magnesium or sucralfate used for acidity problem should be taken with a minimum gap of 2 hours with Levoflox Tablet.
  • Other medicines such as methotrexate, cimetidine, probenecid should be used cautiously along with Levoflox Tablet.
  • Dietary supplements that contain iron may affect the way this tablet works, therefore, this medicine should be taken two hours prior or after having any product that contains iron.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I discuss with the physician before starting Levoflox Tablet?

A: Levoflox 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 Levoflox Tablet?

A: Avoid going out in the sun. Wear a protective covering or use sunscreen (SPF 30 or 40) to prevent sunburn.

Q: Can I discontinue taking Levoflox Tablet if I feel my condition is improving?

A: No, you should not stop taking Levoflox 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 Levoflox Tablet cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, you may experience diarrhoea as a side effect after taking Levoflox Tablet. If you have severe diarrhoea, reach out to your doctor.
Last Updated on: 27 April 2023 | 5:20 PM (IST)
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