Loxof Infusion

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    Loxof Infusion Information

    Loxof Infusion is a prescription drug, available for use as Infusion. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection, Prostatitis, Pneumonia. The alternative uses of Loxof Infusion have also been explained below.

    The optimal dosage of Loxof Infusion is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Loxof Infusion as well, which are listed below. Such side effects of Loxof Infusion normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Loxof Infusion is Moderate for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Loxof Infusion has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Loxof Infusion related warnings section.

    Loxof Infusion is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), Heart Disease, Myasthenia Gravis (MG) as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Loxof Infusion contraindications section.

    Drug interactions for Loxof Infusion have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

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



    Loxof Infusion Benefits & Uses

    Loxof Infusion is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Loxof 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


    Loxof Infusion Side Effects

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

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild

    Loxof Infusion Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Loxof Infusion safe for pregnant women?


      Loxof may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Loxof, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Loxof Infusion safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Loxof. It should only be taken after medical advice.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Loxof Infusion on the Kidneys?


      Loxof has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Loxof Infusion on the Liver?


      Loxof is completely safe for the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Loxof Infusion on the Heart?


      Loxof is not harmful for the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Loxof Infusion with Other Drugs

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

    Severe

    Moderate



    Loxof Infusion Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Loxof Infusion

    • Is this Loxof Infusion habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Loxof Infusion.

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


      After taking Loxof Infusion, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Loxof Infusion can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Loxof Infusion only as per medical advice.

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


      No, Loxof Infusion is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Loxof Infusion Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Loxof Infusion


      Loxof Infusion may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Loxof Infusion


      Chances of side effects of drinking alcohol while taking Loxof Infusion are low. If you feel any adverse effects, please seek medical advice as soon as possible.

      Mild


    Frequently asked Questions about Loxof Infusion

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How long can I safely take Loxof?

    Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

    Take Loxof as directed by your doctor. Do not take this medicine longer than prescribed.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Loxof cause constipation?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

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

    Question over 3 years ago

    can I take Loxof for UTI infection?

    Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

    Yes, you can take Loxof for UTI infection. It is active against the bacteria which causes UTI infection. However, you must take the entire course of this medicine and do not discontinue medicine in the midway.

    Question almost 4 years ago

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

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

    Discontinuing Loxof 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.

    Question about 3 years ago

    Can I take Loxof 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 Loxof 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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