About Loxof 250mg Tablet
LOXOF 250MG TABLET is an antibiotic that belongs to the third generation of fluoroquinolones. It is a highly effective antibiotic that works against a variety of bacteria. LOXOF 250MG TABLET is used in a variety of bacterial infections most importantly acute pneumonia (Lung infection), bronchitis (Inflammation of lung passages), skin infections, as well as urinary tract infection. A bacterial infection is a condition in which bacteria grows in the body and cause infection. It can target any body part and multiple very quickly.
Bacteria that are dangerous can make you sick and replicate in your body quickly. Harmful bacteria create chemicals known as toxins that can harm the tissue and cause you sick. LOXOF 250MG TABLET sticks to enzymes (Topoisomerase IV & DNA gyrase) responsible for the division of bacteria & stop the process of multiplication of bacteria & hence kills bacteria.
LOXOF 250MG TABLET should be taken as prescribed by your doctor, preferably with a meal to avoid stomach upset and at fixed intervals every day for best results. The dose of LOXOF 250MG TABLET can vary depending upon your condition and the severity of the infection. Also, it is recommended to complete the course of medicine even if you feel better and leaving it in between may lead to even severe infection that will in fact stop responding to the antibiotic as well (antibiotic resistance).In rare cases side effects of LOXOF 250MG TABLET include vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, trouble sleeping and allergy. Everyone need not experience the above side effects. In case of any discomfort, speak with a doctor.
Before starting LOXOF 250MG TABLET, please inform your doctor if you have any allergy (against any antibiotic), kidney or liver problems. Do not take LOXOF 250MG TABLET on your own as, self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections. And also, if prescribed by your doctor LOXOF 250MG TABLET is safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Uses of Loxof 250mg Tablet
- Pneumonia (Fluid buildup in lungs).
- Chronic bronchitis (swelling of airways and lung passages).
- Prostatitis (swelling of prostrate gland).
- Acute Pyelonephritis (Kidney inflammation).
- Urinary tract infection.
- Plague (Communicable bacterial infection)
- Reduces progression of anthrax infection.
- Pelvic inflammatory disease.
LOXOF 250MG TABLET is an antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections resulting in pneumonia (Fluid build up in the lungs), urinary tract infection, bladder infection, prostate gland infection as well as skin infections. LOXOF 250MG TABLET inhibits the growth of bacteria that are then destroyed by the immune cells of our body. LOXOF 250MG TABLET also kills bacteria by disrupting their inner cellular contents thus fights infection, with lesser chances of causing bacterial resistance to it as compared to other antibiotics.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Loxof 250mg Tablet
Most of LOXOF 250MG TABLET associated side effects do not require immediate attention and over time eventually, resolve. Nevertheless, if the side effects are persistent, contact your doctor. Some common side effects,
Diarrhea, constipation, indigestion.
Some individuals may be allergic to levofloxacin or any ingredient present within this medicine. Tell your doctor if you have an allergy to any antibiotic or in particular, the LOXOF 250MG TABLET antibiotic community. It is not imperative that everyone experiences these effects but if any of side effects persist then doctors consultation is required.
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Do not take LOXOF 250MG TABLET if you are allergic or have had a severe reaction to any fluoroquinolone antibiotics such as delafloxacin, gemifloxacin, ofloxacin, moxifloxacin, and ciprofloxacin. Taking LOXOF 250MG TABLET may increase the chances of developing tendinitis (swelling of a fibrous tissue that connects a bone to a muscle) or have a tendon rupture (tearing of a fibrous tissue that connects a bone to a muscle). Inform your doctor if you have or have ever had a kidney, heart, or lung transplant, kidney disease, a joint or tendon disorder such as rheumatoid arthritis (an autoimmune disorder of joints causing pain, swelling, and loss of function), seizures (fits), epilepsy or if you participate in regular physical activity. Taking LOXOF 250MG TABLET may worsen muscle weakness in people with myasthenia gravis (a nervous system disorder that causes muscle weakness) and cause severe difficulty breathing or death. Dairy products should be avoided along with LOXOF 250MG TABLET. And also, exposure to sunlight should be avoided while taking LOXOF 250MG TABLET as it may cause increased phototoxicity or photosensitivity. Patients with epilepsy and irregular heartbeat (QT prolongation) should tell their doctor before taking LOXOF 250MG TABLET.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Following drugs should not be taken alongside LOXOF 250MG TABLET: Pain-relieving (NSAIDs), Acidity relievers (cimetidine), Anti-tuberculosis drugs (probenecid), Immunosuppressant drugs (cyclosporin), Anti-bacterial drugs (macrolides), Blood sugar lowering drugs (insulin, glibenclamide) & Blood thinners (warfarin),anticonvulsant medications (Phenytoin, valproate).
Drug-Food Interaction: LOXOF 250MG TABLET should be avoided with milk & yogurt.
Drug-Disease Interaction: LOXOF 250MG TABLET should be taken only after doctors consultation in conditions like Swollen intestines (colitis), Weak muscles (myasthenia gravis), Swollen tendons (tendonitis), High blood sugar (diabetes), hemodialysis (kidney dialysis), Kidney dysfunction as well as disease of nerves.