Levoflox 750 (Levofloxacin)
What is Levoflox 750 (Levofloxacin) used for?
Levoflox 750 (Levofloxacin) is an oral antibiotic prescribed to treat a wide variety of infections caused by bacteria. The medication slows or stops the reproduction of bacteria cells making it easier for the immune system to destroy the infection. It is commonly prescribed to treat pneumonia, bronchitis, prostatitis, or infections affecting the sinuses, soft tissues, skin, urinary tract, or respiratory tract. Your physician may also prescribe this medication to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Levoflox 750 (Levofloxacin)?
Levoflox 750 (Levofloxacin) is normally taken once or twice each day at a dosage of one tablet for a cycle of medication lasting one or two weeks, but your individual directions will be determined by your physician based on the condition being treated, your current health, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken with or without food, but a meal or snack is suggested prior to use if you experience nausea. Never change the form of the tablets by crushing or splitting them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Do not stop using the medicine before being told to do so, even if your symptoms are improving, as the infection may not be gone and can return stronger or more resistant to treatment.
What are the side effects of Levoflox 750 (Levofloxacin)?
Side effects that may occur while using Levoflox 750 (Levofloxacin) include:
More serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are severe headaches, insomnia, unusual swelling, aching, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, urinary retention, numbness, severe diarrhea that is bloody or watery, urinary retention, any sign of a skin reaction, darkened urine, discolored stools, or jaundice. Immediately inform your physician if you experience any unusual symptoms that are intense or worrying to make sure the correct alterations are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further problems from occurring.
Levoflox 750 (Levofloxacin) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, children, allergic to quinolone antibiotics, or who have epilepsy. Also disclose if you are over the age of sixty, using corticosteroid medications, or if you have bradycardia, disturbances in blood sodium levels, heart disease, porphyrias, diabetes, myasthenia gravis, G6PD deficiency, a history of seizures, a history of psychiatric illness, decreased kidney function, or if you have had a recent organ transplant. These conditions may require special alterations to your regimen to prevent further complications from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Levoflox 750 (Levofloxacin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.