Loxof 500 mg
Loxof 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections in adults and children (>6 months). It is also used to treat infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and lungs (pneumonia). It treats the infection by stopping further growth of the causative microorganisms.
How does Loxof 500 mg work?
Loxof 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic contain levofloxacin. It works by inhibiting the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA gyrase. This prevents bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, killing them.
What are the Uses of Loxof 500 mg?
Treat bacterial infections
Loxof 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic that can be used to treat various infections caused by bacteria. These include ear, nose, throat, lung, urinary tract, skin, and soft tissue infections in adults and children. It works by killing bacteria that cause infections and stopping their growth.
This drug usually makes you feel better right away. However, you have to keep taking it for as long as prescribed even if you feel better so that all the bacteria are killed and you don’t become resistant.
How to take Loxof tablet?
Loxof 500 mg tablets can be taken with or without food at around the same time each day. Once the treatment with Levofloxacin 500 mg Tablet has started, it is recommended to end the whole cycle to avoid the development of resistant bacteria.
Avoid taking tablets with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, bread, and ice cream.
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When not to use?
Avoid taking Tablet if you have any allergies. However, if symptoms such as rash, itching/swelling (especially on the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, or difficulty breathing appear, consult a doctor immediately.
Tendonitis or tendon rupture
Tablet can cause muscle damage, especially in older people. Do not use Loxof 500 tablet if you have problems with tendons (the tissue that connects bones to muscles).
Myasthenia gravis is a disorder of skeletal muscle weakness characterized by his one severe weakness of the muscles of the arms and legs. If you have myasthenia gravis, avoid using this tablet as it may worsen the condition.
Interactions with drugs
- Ethinyl estradiol
- Loxof tablets have proven to be very effective in the treatment of bacterial infections. Take with food as directed by your doctor. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Take this tablet at about the same time each day.
- Your doctor will determine the appropriate dose range for your condition. Take Loxof 500 MG tablet as directed by your doctor. Do not stop without completing the course to avoid the development of bacterial resistance.
- Do not give your medicine to others, even if they appear to have your illness. Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not use after the expiry date. Dispose of unused medicine properly.
How long does it take for this medicine to work?
These tablets start working within 1-2 hours after taking. Stop all treatment, even if you feel better.
How long will the effects of this medicine last?
The effect of Loxof 500 tablets lasts for about 24 hours.
Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking this medicine?
No interactions with alcohol are known. It is recommended to consult a doctor before use.
Is this an addictive drug?
No addiction to Loxof tablets has been reported.
Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
This tablet should be avoided during pregnancy. Because serious side effects can affect the joints of fatal development. A doctor can prescribe this drug only if necessary.
Can this medicine be taken while breastfeeding?
Small amounts of tablets pass into breast milk and may harm your baby. Therefore, breastfeeding is only allowed with a doctor’s recommendation. Babies should be observed for symptoms of yeast infection such as thick white tongue, diarrhea, and diaper rash.