what is glevo 500mg and its use.Is it associated with gallstones.

Question (Posted on :  17 Sep 2009 )

what is glevo 500mg and its use.Is it associated with gallstones.

Doctor's Response (Posted on : 20 Sep 2009 )

Glevo 500mg contains Levofloxacin, an antibiotic belonging to the group of fluoroquinolones. It is used in life threatening bacterial infections. licensed use in respiratory infections like Pneumonia, bronchitis; skin infections, prostatitis, acute pyelonephritis, inhalational anthrax. Any infection occurring due to the presence of gall stones can be treated as it is a broad spectrum antibiotic.

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