Glevo 500 MG Tablet
This medication is a member of the fluoroquinolone antibiotic family. It fights against bacterial infections like tuberculosis, pneumonia, laryngitis, cellulitis, gastroenteritis, acute or chronic bronchitis, urinary tract infections, tonsillitis, anthrax and plague. This antibiotic also treats infections of the pelvis, kidney, prostate and skin.
The drug works by killing the bacteria that are causing an infection. It hinders the process of cell replication and cell division, within the cell of the bacteria, by inhibiting the synthesis of the DNA gyrase enzyme. Without this enzyme, the cell of the bacteria cannot survive or grow. Hence, the medicine behave as bactericide.
How long is the duration of effect?This medicine is excreted largely in urine and the effect lasts for a duration of 16 to 20 hours.
What is the onset of action?The effect can be observed within 1 to 3 hours of administration of the dose.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is generally not recommended for pregnant women and should only be used if clearly needed under the supervision of a doctor.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is not recommended for women who are breastfeeding as it affects the development of infant's joints. Use only if clearly needed under the supervision of a doctor.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
The drug belongs to the class fluoroquinolones. It works as a bactericidal by inhibiting the bacterial DNA gyrase enzyme, which is essential for DNA replication, transcription, repair, and recombination. This leads to expansion and destabilization of the bacterial DNA which causes cell death.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
LabInformation not available.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Disease
DiseasePatients suffering from colitis, kidney disease, QT prolongation and central nervous system disorders should exercise caution.
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