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Rs.280.50/Pack
Rs 330.00

Rs.28.05/capsule

10 capsule(s)/Pack

Pack Size : 1x10's capsule

Rs.330 Total

Le-Sive 500mg capsule

Le-Sive 500mg capsule is composed of

Levofloxacin (500mg)

Primarily used for

Bacterial infections

Belongs to the category

Quinolone

Precaution:

Patients with renal (kidney) impairment, G6PD deficiency (genetic disorder), porphyria (group of liver disorder) and diabetes are sensitive to the drug. There’s a risk of tendinitis (inflammation of tendons), hepatic necrosis (severe liver damage) and pseudomembranous colitis (inflammation of the large intestine due to overgrowth of clostridium difficile bacteria); if patients have persistent diarrhea discontinue the drug. Avoid strong UV light.

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usesUses of Le-Sive

It is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections especially infections caused by levofloxacin sensitive pathogens.

side-effectsSide effects of Le-Sive

GI upset, raised liver enzymes, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), headache, dizziness, anorexia (loss of appetite), dysgeusia (bad taste), dyspnoea (difficulty in breathing), arthralgia (joint pain), myalgia (muscle pain), tinnitus (ringing in ear), asthenia (weakness), pyrexia (fever), reports of visual disturbances, hepatic (liver) injury, severe skin disorders are some of its side effects. If tendon disorders or peripheral neuropathy (damage to the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord) is seen discontinue the drug.

pillsWhen not to use Le-Sive

The medicine is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to levofloxacin or ofloxacin, have tendon disorders, epilepsy (a disorder of abnormal brain activity characterized by seizures), myasthenia gravis (muscle weakness) and methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus infection.

food-pillsHow to take Le-Sive

This medicine should not be taken with food

pills Expert Advice for Le-Sive

  • Take a tablet/ capsule with or without meals.
  • Take 3 hours before or 2 hours after taking antacids or products containing calcium, iron, magnesium or zinc.
  • Inform prescriber and discontinue medication if there are signs of inflammation, pain in tendons, rash, itching, difficulty in breathing or swallowing, facial edema (swelling on face), palpitations (fast beating of heart), tingling or chest pain.
  • Complete full course of therapy even if you feel better.
  • Take sufficient amounts of fluids (2-3 litres per day) to maintain hydration, unless restricted by the prescriber.
  • If you have diabetes check blood glucose regularly.
  • Avoid direct sunlight, wear sunscreen, proper eyewear and protective clothing to prevent photosensitivity.

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Warnings

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    Alcohol

    Please avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine.

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    Pregnancy

    Research suggests that this medicine should be avoided by pregnant women.

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    Breast Feeding

    Research suggests that this medicine should be avoided by women who are breastfeeding.

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