Levoday 500 Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Zydus Cadila
  • Contains / Salt: Levofloxacin (500 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
    • This medicine is not available on Cash on Delivery(CoD)
    • Country of Origin: India

    Levoday 500 Tablet Information

    Levoday 500 Tablet is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection, Prostatitis, Pneumonia. Other than this, Levoday 500 Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The right dosage of Levoday 500 Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    While these are the most often observed Levoday 500 Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Levoday 500 Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    It is also important to note that Levoday 500 Tablet has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Levoday 500 Tablet related warnings talks about Levoday 500 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), Heart Disease, Myasthenia Gravis (MG) must refrain from the use of Levoday 500 Tablet since this can cause severe adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Levoday 500 Tablet are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Additionally, Levoday 500 Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Levoday 500 Tablet is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



    Levoday 500 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Levoday 500 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Levoday 500 Tablet 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: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 750 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 5 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 750 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 5 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Plague
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Plague
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 4 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Levoday 500 Tablet Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Levoday 500 Tablet is used -

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild

    Levoday 500 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Levoday 500 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Levoday. It is best to stop taking Levoday immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Levoday 500 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


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

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Levoday 500 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Levoday may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Levoday 500 Tablet on the Liver?


      There are no any side effects of Levoday on the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Levoday 500 Tablet on the Heart?


      Levoday is not harmful for the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Levoday 500 Tablet with Other Drugs

    Levoday 500 Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Levoday 500 Tablet Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Levoday 500 Tablet

    • Is this Levoday 500 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Levoday 500 Tablet does not cause addiction.

      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 Levoday 500 Tablet can make you feel drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Levoday 500 Tablet is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


      Levoday 500 Tablet is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

      No

    Levoday 500 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Levoday 500 Tablet


      When consumed with certain foods, Levoday 500 Tablet may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Levoday 500 Tablet


      Taking [medicine] and alcohol at the same time may lead to mild side effects. Contact your doctor right away if you observe any side effects.

      Mild


    Frequently asked Questions about Levoday 500 Tablet

    Question over 3 years ago

    Is Levoday a pain-killer?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    Levoday 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 over 3 years ago

    Can I take Levoday with ibuprofen?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    It is recommended to avoid taking Levoday with ibuprofen, because it may increase the risk of side effects associated with the central nervous system. Hence you must consult a doctor before taking these two medicines at the same time.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take [Medicine[ with fluconazole?

    Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

    No, you can not take Levoday with fluconazole. It may cause the heart-related problem if taken together. Please consult your healthcare practitioner for more information.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How to take Levoday?

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

    Levoday should be taken with meal. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medicine. Drinking extra water will help prevent some unwanted such as constipation, diarrhea, and other stomach related problem. Do not take this medicine along with milk, yogurt, or other dairy products, it may reduce the absorption of drug. Take it exactly as directed by the physician.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I discontinue Levoday on my own or without doctors advice?

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

    Discontinuing Levoday on your own can increase the chances of bacterial resistance and infection relapse. It is recommended that you always consult your doctor if you have decided to discontinue this medicine.



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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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