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What is levofloxacin prescribed for?

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Posted on Sat, 26 Jul 2014
Question: i have been prescribed XXXXXXX 500(levofloxacin), allegra and deriphyllin 250 for severe cough. I am 85 years old with cardiac problem history. any advice
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Answered by Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani (29 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
General good nutrition is required.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for posting your query.

This is fine and normally prescribed in case of infection.

Levofloxacin is an antibiotic
Allegra:is anti allergic
Deriphylin 250: is for cough.

Take light diet.
Drink of plenty of fluids,hot ones are better.

Please do not take this drugs empty stomach. Take good diet and continue your regular medications for heart problem.

Wishing you speedy recovery.

Regards,

Dr.Pragnesh
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Brief Answer: General good nutrition is required. Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for posting your query. This is fine and normally prescribed in case of infection. Levofloxacin is an antibiotic Allegra:is anti allergic Deriphylin 250: is for cough. Take light diet. Drink of plenty of fluids,hot ones are better. Please do not take this drugs empty stomach. Take good diet and continue your regular medications for heart problem. Wishing you speedy recovery. Regards, Dr.Pragnesh