About Qumic 500mg
Qumic 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic medication. It is used in the treatment of different types of infections caused by bacteria, including respiratory tract infections, UTIs and skin and soft tissue infections. Each tablet of Qumic 500mg is composed of the active ingredient Levofloxacin, which is a quinolone antibiotic.
How effective is Qumic 500mg?
Qumic 500mg Tablet is highly effective as it treats a wide range of bacterial infections in different parts of the body. Its use is indicated in the treatment of acute bacterial sinusitis, bronchitis, acute exacerbation of COPD, pneumonia, bacterial prostatitis, and pyelonephritis. Qumic 500mg works by inhibiting the activity of specific bacterial enzymes responsible for DNA processes, such as replication and repair, hence preventing the bacteria from reproducing and spreading the infection. Levofloxacin is also used in the prevention of the anthrax infection after exposure and has been used in the treatment and prevention of the plague as it stops the growth of bacteria.
What dose should I choose?
In adults, the usual dose is 1 tablet (500 mg) taken orally once per day.
Qumic 500mg is not recommended for use in children.
If you skip a dose by any chance, take it as soon as you remember. Skip the already missed dose if it’s almost time for the next one. Do not double the dose.
What are the side-effects and other warnings when taking Qumic 500mg?
Some patients may experience discomforting side-effects while taking this medicine, which are as following:
- Tendon disorders
- Stomach pain
If you experience any side-effects that persist or worsen or any unusual symptoms, contact your doctor immediately.
Notify your doctor about any prescription/non-prescription drugs you may be taking.
If you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, notify your doctor or a pharmacist before using this drug.