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Levomac Az 250mg Tablets

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Levomac Az 250mg Tablets Description

Levomac Az Tablet is an antibiotic medication. It contains a combination of azithromycin and levofloxacin as active substances. Levomac Az Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of th...
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ContainsLevofloxacin(250.0 Mg),Azithromycin(250.0 Mg)
UsesAntibiotic
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Levomac Az 250mg Tablets

  • Levomac Az Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of:
  • • sinuses,
  • • lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia),
  • • urinary tract,
  • • prostate gland,
  • • ear,
  • • throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis),
  • • skin, and
  • • soft tissue.

Contraindications of Levomac Az 250mg Tablets

  • If you are allergic to levofloxacin, azithromycin, erythromycin, or to any of the other ingredients of Levomac Az Tablet.
  • If you are allergic to any other quinolone antibiotics such as moxifloxacin, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, or any other macrolide or ketolide antibiotics. If you are not sure what these medicines are, ple...
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  • If you have a history of fits/seizures.
  • If you have a history of problems with your tendons such as tendonitis that was related to treatment with a quinolone antibiotic.
  • If you are a child or a growing adolescent.
  • If you are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Levomac Az 250mg Tablets

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea

Precautions and Warnings of Levomac Az 250mg Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Levomac Az 250mg Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Levomac Az Tablet is contraindicated for use during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Levomac Az 250mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Levomac Az Tablet is contraindicated for use in breastfeeding women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Levomac Az 250mg Tablets?
A:
Levomac Az Tablet may cause dizziness, drowsiness, and vision disturbances. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Levomac Az 250mg Tablets?
A:
Limited information is available on the interaction of Levomac Az Tablet with alcohol. Ask your doctor for advice on the use of alcohol with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have experienced any side effects in the past like skin rashes, skin peeling, blistering and/or mouth sores when taking a quinolone or a fluoroquinolone.
  • You are 60 years of age or older.
  • You are taking medicines called corticosteroids or ergotamine derivatives.
  • You have had fits/seizures in the past.
  • You are elderly (above 60 years of age) or have received an organ transplant.
  • You have had damage to your brain due to a stroke or other brain injury.
  • You have kidney or liver problems.
  • You have a condition called glucose – 6 – phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
  • You had mental health problems.
  • You have a history of heart problems, like if you were born with or have a family history of the prolonged QT interval, salt imbalance in the blood, very slow heart rhythm, heart failure, or a history...
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  • You are female or elderly or you are taking other medicines that result in abnormal ECG changes.
  • You have or have a family history of an enlargement or "bulge" of a large blood vessel - a condition called aortic aneurysm or large vessel peripheral aneurysm.
  • You have had a tear in the aorta wall.
  • You have leaking heart valves (heart valve regurgitation).
  • You have a family history of aortic dissection or congenital heart valve disease, or other conditions like connective tissue disorders, vascular disorders, or endocarditis.
  • You are diabetic.
  • You have a condition called myasthenia gravis.
  • You experience sudden, severe pain in your abdomen, chest or back.
  • You experience shortness of breath, swelling of your ankles, feet, or abdomen, or heart palpitations.
  • You develop skin reactions like reddish spots or circular patches, rashes, ulcers of the mouth, throat, nose, genitals, and eyes, fever and/or flu-like symptoms.
  • You develop pain and swelling in the joints and inflammation or rupture of tendons.
  • You start having severe, persistent, and/or bloody diarrhoea during or after treatment with Levomac Az Tablet.
  • You are going to be exposed to strong sunlight for long durations.

Mode of Action of Levomac Az 250mg Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Levomac Az Tablet contains a combination of azithromycin and levofloxacin as active substances.
  • Azithromycin prevents the protein synthesis in the bacteria which kills or inhibits the growth of infection-causing bacteria.
  • Levofloxacin prevents bacteria from producing certain chemicals that are essential for bacterial growth and reproduction. This results in the death of the bacteria that cause infection.

Directions for Use of Levomac Az 250mg Tablets

  • Take Levomac Az Tablet as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not cut, break, or chew the medicine.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Levomac Az 250mg Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Levomac Az Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Do not take Levomac Az Tablet if you are taking medicines derived from ergots like dihydroergotamine, ergonovine (used for migraine headaches and to prevent excessive bleeding after childbirth), iron ...
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  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking atorvastatin (for treating abnormal/high cholesterol levels), hydroxychloroquine (used to treat malaria), corticosteroids (used for treating inflammat...
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Storage and disposal of Levomac Az 250mg Tablets

  • Store Levomac Az Tablet in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Levomac Az 250mg Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Levomac Az Tablet include dizziness, confusion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and loss of hearing. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor imm...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss your dose of antibiotics as it may increase your risk of re-infection. If you missed any dose of Levomac Az Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Levomac Az Tablet used for?

  • Levomac Az Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of:
  • • sinuses,
  • • lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia),
  • • urinary tract,
  • • prostate gland,
  • • ear,
  • • throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis),
  • • skin, and
  • • soft tissue.

Q: Is Levomac Az Tablet banned in India?

  • Yes, the Health Ministry has banned the fixed medicine combination (FDC) of azithromycin and levofloxacin, which includes Levomac Az Tablet.
  • https://www.nhp.gov.in/Complete-list-of-344-drugs-banned-by-the-Ministry-of-Health-Family-welfare_pg
Product Details
Brand
LEVOMAC AZ
Expires on or After
03/10/2022

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Last Updated on: 27 Jun 2022 | 11:05 AM (IST)

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