LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet 3's


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LEVOFLOXACIN 550MG
By East West Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Prescription Needed
Rs.41.10
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Drug Information for LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet 3's

What is LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet used for?

LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet eye drops are used to treat eye infections caused by certain bacteria.

LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet injection is used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections. It is recommended when LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet cannot be taken by mouth.

LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet tablet/syrup is used to treat bacterial infections. It is also used to treat anthrax or plague.

LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet work?

LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called quinolone antibiotics. The drug acts by inhibiting the action of certain components, which are responsible for DNA replication and propagation. Thus, it decreases the bacterial activity.

How to use LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet.
  • For syrup dosage form, shake the suspension well before taking each dose to ensure the uniform mixing of the drug.
  • Use a measuring cup while taking each dose.
  • LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet injection should be administered by the healthcare provider.

The overdose symptoms of LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet may include:

  • Trouble in breathing
  • Severe drowsiness
  • Slurred speech

What are the drugs that interact with LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet?

Drugs that interact with LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet include the following:

  • Betamethasone
  • Bupropion
  • Clozapine
  • Crizotinib
  • Dexamethasone
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Lomitapide
  • Lumefantrine
  • Methadone
  • Prednisolone
  • Quinidine
  • Tramadol
  • Warfarin

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects of LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fever
  • Inflammation

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Trouble in breathing
  • Severe drowsiness
  • Stomach pain
  • Yellowing of eyes or skin
  • Abdominal pain
  • Chest pain
  • Irregular heartbeat

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while using LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet or similar drugs.
  • Keep the medicine away from the reach of children.
  • Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Do not receive any vaccinations while using LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet unless recommended by a doctor.

You are advised not to use LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before using LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of kidney or liver disease, diabetes, tendonitis or bursitis.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently Asked questions about LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet

  1. How should LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet tablet be stored?
  2. LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet should be stored at room temperature, away from heat, light and moisture.

  3. Can I use LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet to my 8-year-old child?
  4. Use LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet in children only when prescribed by the doctor.

  5. Is it safe to use LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet during pregnancy?
  6. Consult your doctor before using LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

  7. Is it safe to use the drug in elderly?
  8. LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet may cause musculoskeletal problems in geriatric patients. Therefore, be cautious while using this drug.

  9. What are the formulations of LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet available?
  10. LEVOTAB 550mg Tablet is available in eye drops, injection, syrup and tablet dosage forms.

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