Lek 500 Mg Infusion

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Lek 500 Mg Infusion Information

Lek 500 Mg Infusion is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Infusion. It is typically used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection, Prostatitis, Pneumonia. Secondary and off-label uses of Lek 500 Mg Infusion have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Lek 500 Mg Infusion depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Lek 500 Mg Infusion can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Lek 500 Mg Infusion go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Lek 500 Mg Infusion's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Lek 500 Mg Infusion has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Lek 500 Mg Infusion related warnings section.

Lek 500 Mg Infusion is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), Heart Disease, Myasthenia Gravis (MG) are examples of such conditions. The section on Lek 500 Mg Infusion contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug reaction of Lek 500 Mg Infusion with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Lek 500 Mg Infusion, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Lek 500 Mg Infusion Benefits & Uses

Lek 500 Mg Infusion is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Lek 500 Mg Infusion Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 750 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Sinusitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Plague
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 4 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Plague
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 4 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Lek 500 Mg Infusion Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Lek 500 Mg Infusion is used -

Severe

Moderate

Mild

Lek 500 Mg Infusion Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Lek 500 Mg Infusion safe for pregnant women?


    Lek can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Lek right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Lek 500 Mg Infusion safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Lek. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Lek 500 Mg Infusion on the Kidneys?


    Lek rarely harms the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Lek 500 Mg Infusion on the Liver?


    Lek does not damage the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Lek 500 Mg Infusion on the Heart?


    There are no any side effects of Lek for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Lek 500 Mg Infusion with Other Drugs

Lek 500 Mg Infusion should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Lek 500 Mg Infusion Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lek 500 Mg Infusion unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Lek 500 Mg Infusion

  • Is this Lek 500 Mg Infusion habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Lek 500 Mg Infusion is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Lek 500 Mg Infusion can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Lek 500 Mg Infusion only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Lek 500 Mg Infusion is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Lek 500 Mg Infusion Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Lek 500 Mg Infusion


    Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Lek 500 Mg Infusion to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Lek 500 Mg Infusion


    Taking Lek 500 Mg Infusion and alcohol together may cause some problems. If you notice any of these side effects, it is best to go to your doctor.

    Mild


Frequently asked Questions about Lek 500 Mg Infusion

Question over 3 years ago

Can I take Lek for pseudomonas infection?

Yes, you can take Lek for pseudomonas infection. It is active against them. However, sometimes it acquires resistance against this bacteria. Please consult your doctor before taking Lek for the above- mentioned infection.

Question over 3 years ago

Can I take Lek for sinus infection?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Yes you can take this Lek for treating sinus infection. However, this is not the first choice of drug for sinus infection advised by doctors. Doctors generally prescribe antibiotics, painkillers and nasal sprays to relieve from severe nasal passage congestions.

Question almost 4 years ago

Does Lek cause stomach upset?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Yes, [medicine] can cause stomach upset. It is a common side effect of this drug. Please inform your doctor if you are experiencing severe stomach upset after taking this medicine.

Question over 3 years ago

Is Lek a pain-killer?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Lek is not a pain-killer. It is an antibiotic that belongs to the class of drug called fluoroquinolone. It is used to treat various type of bacterial infection such as bronchitis, pneumonia, urinary, respiratory, skin, gastrointestinal, anthrax, and bone infection.

Question about 3 years ago

Can I take Lek with metformin?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

Take Lek if your doctor has prescribed it to you. However, keep a close check on blood sugar levels as metformin is known to cause hypoglycemia( sudden dip in blood sugar levels). In case you are experiencing severe hypoglycemia, please inform your doctor immediately.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Levaquin® (levofloxacin)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 713

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1399



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