Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Levofloxacin (500 mg)
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    Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion Information

    Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Infusion. Urinary Tract Infection, Prostatitis, Pneumonia are some of its major therapeutic uses. Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The right dosage of Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion 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. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    While these are the most often observed Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

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

    Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion in conditions like Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), Heart Disease, Myasthenia Gravis (MG). Other contraindications of Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug reaction of Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

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



    Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion Benefits & Uses

    Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Levoquin 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


    Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion Side Effects

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

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild

    Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion Related Warnings

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


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

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


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

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


      Levoquin has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

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


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

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


      Levoquin is not harmful for the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion with Other Drugs

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

    Severe

    Moderate



    Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion

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


      Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion is not addictive in nature.

      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 Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion can make you feel drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


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

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


      No, Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion


      Some foods when eaten with Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion


      Drinking alcohol while taking Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion may lead to slight side effects. If you experience any side effects, contact your doctor.

      Mild


    Frequently asked Questions about Levoquin 500 Mg Infusion

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Levoquin without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS , Other

    Levoquin is a prescription drug, hence do not take Levoquin without consulting doctor. It can be harmful for patients to take this medicine without a doctor's advice.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take Levoquin with milk?

    Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

    Avoid taking Levoquin along with milk. It reduces the effectiveness of medicine by reducing the absorption of a drug. Please consult your doctor before consuming this medicine with milk.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Is Levoquin a pain-killer?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    Levoquin 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 Levoquin for sinus infection?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    Yes you can take this Levoquin 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 over 3 years ago

    Does Levoquin cause diarrhea?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    Yes, Levoquin can cause diarrhea. It is a common side effect of a medicine. If you experience severe diarrhea after consuming medicine, please consult your doctor and follow his/her instructions.



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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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