LEVOR table. 500 mg
LEVOR table. 500 mg
LEVOR WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED
The active ingredient levofloxacin tablets.
What to use:
Levor tablets are used to treat infections caused by bacteria susceptible to levofloxacin. Your doctor will decide whether your infection can be affected by this medicine. Some infections Levor tablets can be used to treat inflammation of the sinuses, and airway inflammation in patients with sustained difficulty breathing, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, skin infections and inflammation of the prostate.
BEFORE YOU TAKE LEVOR
Do not use tablets Levor
If you are allergic to levofloxacin or other drugs that belong to the same group of antibiotics or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
If you suffer from epilepsy. Otherwise, the risk of getting a "seizure" increases. - If you have ever had problems with tendons associated with treatment with a drug that belongs to the same class of antibiotics.
If you are pregnant or intend to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
If the tablets were prescribed to children or adolescents. They can damage the cartilage of their adolescent skeleton. Tablets are intended solely for adults.
Take special care with Levor:
If you had a "seizure" or brain damage in the past. Make sure your doctor is aware of your previous illness, so that they can give you proper advice.
When exposed to sunlight or UV light. Do not expose yourself unnecessarily to strong sunlight and do not use solar lamps or tanning beds. Your skin may become more sensitive to light while taking Levor tablets.
If you experience pain or inflammation of the tendons, especially in older patients or are taking medicines known as corticosteroids. If you have any complaints tendon during or shortly after taking the tablets Levor, seek medical opinion and leave the affected limb to recover from injury to the tendon.
Do not take the next dose before consulting your doctor.
If you have severe, persistent and / or bloody diarrhea during or after treatment with tablets Levor. This may be a sign of a serious infammation of the intestines that may occur after treatment with antibiotics.
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Some drugs can affect the action of Levor or change in blood levels of those medications you are taking at present, so posavetvaytes your doctor or pharmacist before taking any other medicines, whether prescribed by a doctor or bought without a prescription.
Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medications before taking Levor:
Iron salts (used to treat anemia), magnesium or aluminum containing antacids (medicines to treat heartburn and stomach pain). These drugs may decrease the absorption and efficacy of Levor tablets and therefore should be taken at least 2 hours before or after Levor.
Sucralfate (medicine, protecting the stomach lining). It can affect the absorption and reduce the effectiveness of Levor tablets. It is best to take
2 hours after sucralfate tablets Levor.
Vitamin K antagonists such as warfarin. In combination with Levor can lead to amplification of bleeding.
Theophylline (used for asthma) or fenbufen or similar medicines (used to treat rheumatic pain and inflammation). The risk of "convulsions" increases.
Probenecid (used for gout prevention) or cimetidine (used to treat
ulcer) decreased the ability of your kidneys to get rid of levofloxacin. These interactions are unlikely to have clinical significance.
Cyclosporine (used to treat psoriasis, dermatitis, rheumatism). The effect of this drug may be continued if used in combination with Levor tablets.
Pregnancy and lactation
Do not take tablets Levor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. This can harm your baby.
Driving and operating machinery
Some side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness and visual disturbances may impair your ability to concentrate and react. Do not drive, operate dangerous machinery, or perform similar activities if you feel that your ability to concentrate and react is reduced.
HOW TO TAKE LEVOR
Always Levor exactly as your doctor tells you. You should consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure. The length of your treatment depends on the type and severity of infection. Your doctor will tell you how to take the tablets, at what time and for how long. Required dose for most people is one or two tablets a day. Patients with impaired renal function may require lower doses. It is important to finish the course of treatment Levor tablets as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking them until you have completed all the tablets even if you begin to feel better. If you stop taking the tablets too soon, your condition may worsen. If you feel that you must stop taking Levor due to some side effects, contact your doctor for advice before taking the next dose. The tablets can be taken with food or anytime in between meals. Take the tablets with a drink of water.
If you take more than the dose Levor
If you accidentally take one tablet more likely that there will be consequences.
If you accidentally take several tablets more, contact your doctor or seek other medical advice. If possible, take your tablets or the box of them to show them to your doctor. The most important effects that can be expected in Levor overdose symptoms of central nervous system such as confusion, dizziness, disturbance of consciousness (grand mal) seizures and disturbances of the heart, which may lead to an abnormal heart rhythm. In case of overdose, treatment depends on the symptoms. Levofloxacin can not be removed by dialysis. There is no specific antidote.
If you forget to take Levor
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember, unless the time for your next dose is near. Then continue to take Levor as before. Do not take a double dose to make up.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Common side effects that can occur in one in 10 of 100 patients
Increased blood levels of liver enzymes
Uncommon side effects that may occur in less than 1 in 100 patients
Itching and rash
Loss of appetite, indigestion (dyspepsia), vomiting or abdominal pain
Headache, dizziness, drowsiness, trouble sleeping
Increase or decrease the number of white blood cells
General weakness. Any antibiotics that kill certain germs can lead to disruption of microorganisms normally found in the human body. The number of other bacteria and fungi can be increased, which in rare cases may require treatment.
Rare side effects that may occur in less than 1 in 1000 patients
Common symptoms of allergic reactions such as urticaria, bronchospasm and possible severe breathing problems, and in very rare cases, swelling of the skin and mucous membranes.
Bloody diarrhea, which in rare cases may be indicative of enterocolitis including pseudomembranous colitis.
Tingling sensation, such as hands, trembling, seizures and confusion.
Anxiety, depression, psychotic reactions, anxiety (agitation).
Abnormally rapid heartbeat, low blood pressure.
Pain and inflammation in the tendons (tendonitis), pain in joints or muscles
Reducing the number of blood platelets, leading to bruising and bleeding easily
The active substance is levofloxacin. Levor Each 500 mg tablet contains 500 mg of active substance levofloksatsinkato.