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Levoron Oz Tab

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Levofloxacin + Ornidazole
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Antibiotic

Medical Description

Levoron Oz Tab is a combination of Levofloxacin and Ornidazole, an antibiotic.

Uses of Levoron Oz Tab

  • For the treatment of diarrhoea of mixed infection in adult patients

Contraindications of Levoron Oz Tab

  • As this medicine contains Levofloxacin and Ornidazole, any condition which is contraindicated with any of these when taken alone should be considered contraindicated for this combination
  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredients of this medicine
  • If you are allergic to Fluoroquinolone or Nitroimidazole class of medicines
  • If you have a history of fits (epilepsy)
  • If you have problems related to tendon (tissue connecting muscles to bones) like inflammation and swelling of the tendons (tendonitis)
  • If your age is less than 18 years
  • If you are pregnant, planning to have a baby or if you are breastfeeding

Side effects of Levoron Oz Tab

  • Lack of sleep
  • Headache and dizziness
  • Diarrhoea, vomiting and nausea
  • Dry mouth
  • Increased liver enzyme
  • Skin reactions or numbness
  • Taste disturbance

Precautions and Warnings of Levoron Oz Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Levoron Oz Tab during pregnancy?
A:
  • It is unsafe to take this medicine in pregnancy
  • Do not take Levoron Oz Tab if you are pregnant or are planning to have a baby
  • If you conceive while taking this medicine, stop taking this medicine immediately and inform your doctor

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Levoron Oz Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Levoron Oz Tab can pass into human breast milk and can cause serious harm to your baby. Hence, breastfeeding should be discontinued while you are taking this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Levoron Oz Tab?
A:
You may experience drowsiness, dizziness and visual disturbances when you are taking this medicine. Caution is advised while driving or operating any machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Levoron Oz Tab?
A:
You should avoid drinking excessive alcohol while taking this medicine as alcohol may worsen the side effects like drowsiness or dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you feel strain/ pain on tendons (tendinitis) and joints, immediately stop this medicine, do not move the joint much and inform your doctor immediately
  • If you experience continuous or bloody diarrhoea
  • If you have diabetes as your blood glucose can drop when you are on this medicine, close glucose monitoring is required
  • If you have myasthenia gravis, this medicine can worsen it
  • If you experience suicidal thoughts, immediately inform your doctor
  • If you experience fits or have a history of fits
  • If you feel restlessness, lightheadedness, confusion or hallucinations
  • If you feel allergic reactions like fever or rashes
  • If you have a kidney problem or heart problems like heart attack, very slow heart rate and salt imbalance
  • If you have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (an inherited disorder that affects red blood cells)
  • If your age is 60 years or above

Mode of Action of Levoron Oz Tab

How Does It Work?

Levofloxacin works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria and Ornidazole kills the bacteria.

Directions for Use of Levoron Oz Tab

  • Swallow the whole medicine with a glass of water
  • Take this medicine after food

Interactions of Levoron Oz Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • There is limited information available on the interaction of this combination with other drugs. However, any interactions seen with these two components when taken alone may occur with this combination
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  • Medicines used to treat depression
  • Medicines used to treat acidity (antacids) like Sucralfate, antacids containing calcium and magnesium should not be taken two hours before or after this medicine
  • Medicines used to treat pain and inflammation (NSAID's) can increase the chance of fits
  • Medicines used to treat respiratory diseases like Theophylline
  • Immunosuppressant like Ciclosporin
  • Medicines used to treat gout-like Probenecid
  • Blood sugar can drop if you are on insulin or Glibenclamide. Careful monitoring of blood glucose is needed
  • Increased chances of bleeding if taken along with Warfarin
  • Medicines used to treat fits or epilepsy (antiepileptic) like Phenytoin and Phenobarbital

Interactions with food items

Food does not affect the way Levofloxacin works. However, this medicine also includes Ornidazole which should be taken after food. Hence, it is advised to take this medicine after food.

Storage and disposal of Levoron Oz Tab

  • Store this medicine below 30°C
  • Protect it from moisture and sunlight
  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children

Dosage of Levoron Oz Tab

Overdose

  • If you take more medicine than prescribed, this medicine may cause confusion, dizziness, impairment of consciousness, fits and nausea
  • Contact your doctor immediately in case of an overdose or rush to the nearest hospital

Missed a Dose

  • It is advisable not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in failure of therapy
  • If you missed any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember
  • If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule
  • Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to take this medicine?

A: You are supposed to complete the prescribed duration by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course, it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of treatment.

Q: Any specific precaution I need to take while taking Levoron Oz Tab?

A: Avoid sun exposure when on treatment and atleast 48 hours after discontinuing the treatment. In case you have to go out, wear full sleeves clothes and cover yourself.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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