Description Of LEVOQUIN 500 MG
Levoquin 500 MG Tablet is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat a variety of conditions such as bronchitis, pneumonia, infections of the bladder, etc. This drug is not recommended for use in case of a common cold, flu, or other viral infections since it is active against infections caused by bacteria only. This tablet should be used with caution in the elderly population as it increases the risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture.
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Uses of LEVOQUIN 500 MG
What is LEVOQUIN 500 MG?
Levofloxacin is used to treat pneumonia. Levofloxacin is also used to treat sinus infections, to treat severe cases of bronchitis, to treat certain other kinds of bacterial infections in the body, such as, on the skin, prostate, urinary tract, bladder and kidneys, and to treat certain potentially fatal contagious diseases, including, anthrax.
How LEVOQUIN 500 MG working
Levoquin 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the actus of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.
LEVOQUIN 500 MG Dosage
A missed dose should be taken as early as you memorize it. However, if the time for the next dose is almost there, then the missed dose should be skipped, and the regular dosing list should be continuative.
What to do if you overdose on Levofloxacin?
If you have taken more than the recommended dose of Levofloxacin get medical advice immediately. Antacids are recommended for the rampart of the mucous membrane layer of the stomach.
Adverse effects Of LEVOQUIN 500 MG
- increase in the liver enzymes in the blood
- sleeping problems
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of LEVOQUIN 500 MG
- liver problems
- low potassium level in the blood
- lung transplant
- nerve problems
- slow heart rate
Storage Conditions for LEVOQUIN 500 MG
You should store Levofloxacin at 15-30°C (59°F to 86°F), away from excess humidity, and away from light. Store the tablet away from the reach of seed and pets.