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.


 Diseases Information

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common female endocrine (hormonal imbalance) disorders affecting approximately 5 to 15 percent of women at the reproductive age, and is one of th...More

Leishmaniasis (Kala azar), is a group of diseases caused by one type of protozoan that are endemic in 88 countries with an estimated 350 million people at risk of infection. The overall prevalence ...More

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder, occurs when the human body fails to produce or properly uses insulin which is required to metabolize sugar into energy. Diabetes mellitus is characterized by con...More



 Recent News Letters

Fish is rich in Omega 3 fatty acid which is an important nutrient for the growth of baby’s brain, form the retinas and develop the nervous system. Omega 3 foods can provide your baby with the energy and materials necessary to good physical and mental growth. Omega-3s are also important for ...More

We think we may have found one of the best excuses ever to eat a bar of chocolate. And it's nothing to do with how cocoa antioxidants are good for your heart or anything like that. Apparently eating sugar helps if you're about to blow your top. A high concentration of glucose appears to help prev...More



 Diet Information

Proteins are one of the macronutrient. These are building blocks of living organisms. The smallest part of proteins are called amino acids .In general, its recommended that 15 – 20% of your t...More

A food additive is defined as a substance or a mixture of substances, other than basic food stuff, which is present in food as a result of any aspect of production, processing, storage or packaging...More

The common cold is caused by some of the infections and viruses. Diet including some of the nutrients plays a major role in preventing common cold. Proper nutrition also maintains proper immunity.<...More



 Indicators Information

Indigestion or an upset stomach usually happens when people eat too much or too fast or eat the foods that don’t suite their body. This is a common problem for both kids and the grownups.

...More

Hemorrhoids are structures present in the anal canal of a normal human being. They become pathological and piles when they become infected and inflamed. The infection can be external or internal an...More


 e-Consult   




  Health Info

  Find a Doctor