Lazanol 500 MG Infusion

Manufactured by Novartis India Ltd
Composition: Levofloxacin
Prescription Required: Yes

Description

Lazanol 500 MG Infusion is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat a variety of conditions like Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Gonococcal infection, infections of the bladder, etc. It should be avoided if you are known to be allergic to Lazanol 500 MG Infusion or any other fluoroquinolones. This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly population as it increases the risk of Tendinitis and Tendon rupture.

Highlights

Commonly asked questions for Lazanol 500 MG Infusion

Onset of action

The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours of administration of the dose.

Duration of effect

The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 to 32 hours.

Safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendency has been reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary and only under the supervision of a doctor.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary since it may affect the development of the infant's joints. Use only if clearly needed and only under the supervision of a doctor. Close monitoring of the infant for any undesired effects like diarrhoea, diaper rash, etc., is necessary for such cases. Avoid breastfeeding for 4 to 6 hours after a dose to decrease the exposure of the infant to the levofloxacin in breast milk.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Lazanol 500 MG Infusion

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Lazanol 500 MG Infusion , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Levocide 500 MG InfusionCadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Levokem 500 MG InfusionAlkem Laboratories Ltd
Lovolkem 500 MG InfusionAlkem Laboratories Ltd

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