LEVOCIL 2.5mg|ml Infusion 100ml

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Drug Strength: 2.5mg/ml
Drug Form : Infusion
Pack Size : 100ml
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Levofloxacin:2.5mg/ml | Quinolones

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : CCL Product Form : InfusionPack Size : 100mlIngredients : Levofloxacin:2.5mg/mlGeneric Category : Quinolones

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    How it works

    LEVOCIL 2.5mg|ml Infusion 100ml works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for LEVOCIL 2.5mg|ml Infusion 100ml

    • Diarrhea severe
    • Abdominal pain severe
    • Headache
    • Sleep disturbances
    • Rash
    • Constipation
    • Dizziness
    • Nausea or vomiting

    Uses of LEVOCIL 2.5mg|ml Infusion 100ml

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Cystitis

      This medicine is used in the treatment of cystitis, which is a bladder infection, caused by bacteria such as E.coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterococci, Klebsiella pneumoniae, etc.

    • Pyelonephriits

      This medicine is used in the treatment of pyelonephritis, which is a type of kidney infection caused by bacteria such as E.coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterococci, Klebsiella pneumoniae, etc.

    • Skin and structure Infection

      This medicine is used in the treatment of skin and structure infections such as cellulitis, wound infection, cutaneous abscess, etc. caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aureus.

    • Pneumonia

      This medicine is used in the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia which is a most common type of lung infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.

    • Bronchitis

      This medicine is used in the treatment of bronchitis which is an inflammation of the lungs caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and some Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

    • Inhalation Anthrax

      This medicine is used in the treatment of anthrax which is a rare but serious bacterial illness caused by Bacillus anthracis.

    • Plague

      This medicine is used in the treatment of plague which is a serious bacterial illness caused by Yersinia pestis.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary since it may affect the development of the infant's joints. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects such as diarrhea or diaper rash.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to LEVOCIL 2.5mg|ml Infusion 100ml , any other fluoroquinolones, or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

    • Tendinitis or tendon rupture

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of tendon rupture or tendinitis (a condition in which the tissue connecting muscles to the bones becomes inflamed) due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

    • Myasthenia gravis

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of myasthenia gravis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary since it may affect the development of the infant's joints. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects such as diarrhea or diaper rash.

    General Warnings
    • Tendinitis and Tendon ruputure

      Use of this medicine will increase the risk of developing tendinitis or tendon rupture during the treatment or several months after the treatment. This may affect your shoulders, hands, ankles, or other parts of your body. You are at a higher risk if you are more than 60 years of age or if you have undergone a transplant of kidney, heart, or lung. You are also at a higher risk if you are on corticosteroids such as dexamethasone, methylprednisolone, or prednisone. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • Drug-resistance

      Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing benefits and may even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are drug resistant.

    • Photosensitivity

      This medicine may make you more sensitive to sunlight or tanning lights. You are advised to use sunscreen and wear protective clothing to avoid adverse reactions to sunlight during treatment with this medicine.

    • Driving or Operating machinery

      Use of this medicine may cause symptoms such as blurred vision, confusion, dizziness, etc. in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

    • Diarrhea

      Antibiotic therapy will cause an imbalance in the normal microbial flora of the large intestine, which may promote the growth of bacteria called Clostridium difficile and you may experience severe diarrhea as a result. Report any such incidence to the doctor on priority and avoid usage of this medicine in such cases.

    • Intravenous administration

      This medicine should be administered only by a slow intravenous infusion over a period of 30 to 90 minutes.

    • Alternative treatment

      This medicine can be used to treat acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis or uncomplicated cystitis, but only as a last resort. This drug should be used only if you have no alternative treatment options for the above-mentioned conditions.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

    • Overdose

      Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Escitalopram severe
    • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
    • Corticosteroids severe
    • Quinidine severe
    • Aspirin moderate
    • Antidiabetic drugs moderate
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of seizure disorder and other central nervous system abnormalities since it may worsen the patient's condition. Report any incidence of tremors, restlessness, anxiety, confusion, hallucinations, etc., to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient. It is advisable to avoid using caffeine-containing products while on therapy with fluoroquinolones.

    • severe

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having a history of gastrointestinal diseases, particularly colitis, since it may worsen the patient's condition. Report any incidence of severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, blood in stools, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • severe

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of QT prolongation due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. This risk is especially higher in patients with heart diseases or electrolyte disturbances and elderly patients. Report any incidence of discomfort in the chest, heart palpitations, etc., to the doctor on priority. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with renal diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    This medicine should be administered by a qualified healthcare professional. Inform the doctor if you have a known history of allergy to this medicine. Report to the doctor all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions before receiving this medicine.

    Other details

    • Usage does not depend on food timings
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver LEVOCIL 2.5mg|ml Infusion 100ml. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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