BENLEVO Oral Suspension 60ml

Bacterial Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION contains Levofloxacin which belongs to the group of medicines called Antibiotics. BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION is used in paediatric patients to treat chest infections (such as chronic bronchitis, community acquired pneumonia), acute sinusitis, urinary tract infections, skin & soft tissue infections and other bacterial infections (such as recurrent/persistent otitis media).

It is also used to treat anthrax (serious bacterial infection) in paediatric patients.

BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in child allergic to levofloxacin.

Before administering BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION, inform your doctor if your child has kidney problems (such as renal impairment) and/or liver problems (such as hepatic impairment).

BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women since it is used only in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). It is also not recommended for use in elderly patients.

The most common side effects of administering BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, dizziness, headache and/or anxiety.  Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms becomes worse in the child.

USES OF BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION

Used in pediatric patients:

  • To treat chest infections (such as chronic bronchitis, community acquired pneumonia), acute sinusitis, urinary tract infections, skin & soft tissue infections and other bacterial infections (such as recurrent & persistent otitis media)
  • To treat anthrax (serious bacterial infection) in paediatric patients

HOW BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION WORKS

BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION works by inhibiting DNA gyrase (enzyme responsible for DNA synthesis) in bacteria which results in destruction of bacterial cell structure thus preventing the occurrence of bacterial infection in affected children.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Administer BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION in child as directed by your physician. Shake well before use. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for your child depending upon the age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION

COMMON

  • nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
  • dizziness, headache
  • anxiety

UNCOMMON

  • joint pain
  • muscle pain

RARE

Stop taking BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION and consult your doctor immediately in case you experience:

  • signs of severe allergic reaction such as throat tightness, rapid heartbeat, swelling of tongue, throat, lips, face, difficulty breathing and swallowing, itching, and/or rashes
  • signs of anaphylactic reaction such as red itchy welts, low blood pressure, nausea, wheezing and/or shortness of breath

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea/vomiting:

Have the child take this medicine with or just after a meal or a snack. Let the child stick to simple meals and avoid having rich or spicy food.

Diarrhoea: 

Ask the child to drink lots of fluids such as water or fruit juices so that the child is sufficiently hydrated. Do not administer any medicine to treat the condition. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve or becomes worse.

Dizziness:

Ask your child to take rest and get enough sleep. Provide child with a glass of fruit juice or water to improve dizziness Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve or becomes worse.

Headache:

If BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION causes headache in child, then ask the child to take rest and drink plenty of fluids. Ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller. Headaches should usually go away after the first week of taking BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION. If it lasts more than a week or severe, inform your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in pregnant women as it is used only in children.

BREASTFEEDING

BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it is used only in children.

KIDNEY

BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION should be used with caution in children suffering from kidney problems such as renal impairment. Consult your doctor before administering the medicine to the child.

LIVER

BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION should be used with caution in children suffering from liver problems such as hepatic impairment. Consult your doctor before administering the medicine to the child.

ALLERGY

Do not administer BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION if the child is allergic to levofloxacin and/or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Use in Paediatrics:

BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION is recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged 6 months to 18 years). Consult your doctor before administering the medicine to the child.

Use in Geriatric:

BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in elderly patients as it is used only in children.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before administering BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION, inform your doctor if your child is taking any of the following medicine:

  • antacids (medicines used to relieve indigestion and heartburn) Ex. aluminium hydroxide, magnesium carbonate
  • iron supplements (used for anaemia)
  • warfarin (used to prevent blood clots)
  • non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (medicines used to relieve pain and reduce inflammation) Ex. ibuprofen, diclofenac, aspirin, indomethacin

Overdosage:

If the child or anyone else accidentally take too much of BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION, consult and inform your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital to manage overdose symptoms.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Levofloxacin
Pharmacological Category :   Antibiotics
Therapeutic Indication :  

Bacterial infections (including recurrent and persistent otitis media)

Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Syrup, Oral Suspension, Oral Solution, Injection, Infusion, Ear Drops, Eye, Ear/Eye drops

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION out of reach of children.
  • Store BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION

What is BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION used for?

BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION is used in paediatric patients to treat chest infections (such as chronic bronchitis, community acquired pneumonia), acute sinusitis, urinary tract infections, skin & soft tissue infections and other bacterial infections (such as recurrent/persistent otitis media). It is also used to treat anthrax (serious bacterial infection) in paediatric patients.

What are the side effects of BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION?

The most common side effects of administering BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, dizziness, headache and/or anxiety. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms becomes worse in the child.

How to administer BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION in child?

Administer BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION in child as directed by your physician. Shake well before use. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for your child depending upon the age, body weight and disease condition.

How BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION works?

BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION works by inhibiting DNA gyrase (enzyme responsible for DNA synthesis) in bacteria which results in destruction of bacterial cell structure thus preventing the occurrence of bacterial infection in affected children.

What happens to the child if a high dose of [ GBNKEYWORD] is administered?

If the child or anyone else accidentally take too much of BENLEVO ORAL SUSPENSION, consult and inform your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital to manage overdose symptoms.

REFERENCES

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3. Karisma Patel and Jennifer L. Goldman. Safety Concerns Surrounding Quinolone Use in Children. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC PubMed Central. September 2016. [Accessed on 11th October 2022].
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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Bacterial culture test
  • Acoustic reflectomet

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BENLEVO Oral Suspension 60ml

BENLEVO Oral Suspension 60ml Mkt: Innovative Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.95.00
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