Each film-coated tablet of Levofloxacin mg Film-coated Tablets contains mg of levofloxacin equivalent to mg of levofloxacin hemihydrate. Name: Levofloxacin hemihydrate; Drug Entry: Levofloxacin. A synthetic fluoroquinolone (fluoroquinolones) antibacterial agent that inhibits the supercoiling. Find patient medical information for Levofloxacin Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings.

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Cochrane Database Syst Rev. Probenecid and cimetidine Probenecid and cimetidine had a statistically significant effect on the elimination of levofloxacin. Administration of levofloxacin or other broad spectrum antibiotics is associated with Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea which may range in severity from mild diarrhea to fatal colitis.

Calcium salts have a minimal effect on the oral absorption of levofloxacin. Archived PDF from the original on 19 September International Drug Price Indicator Guide. Toxic epidermal necrolysis Stevens-Johnson syndrome Erythema multiforme Photosensitivity reaction see section 4. Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important.

Hypersensitivity reactions Levofloxacin can cause serious, potentially fatal hypersensitivity reactions e. Archived from the original on 2 February Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents. For Research Use Only. Levofloxacin mg Film-coated Tablets tablets should be swallowed without crushing and with sufficient amount of liquid.


Psychotic disorders with self-endangering behaviour including suicidal ideation or suicide attempt see section 4.

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As of it was recommended by the IDSA as a first-line treatment option hemuhydrate catheter-associated urinary tract infections in adults. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Archived PDF from the original on 11 June Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders. Each film-coated tablet of Levofloxacin mg Film-coated Tablets contains mg of levofloxacin equivalent to Your account has been deactivated.

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The term of the levofloxacin United States patent levoflxacin extended by the U. Levofloxacin is the levo isomer of the racemate ofloxacinanother quinolone antimicrobial agent. Levofloxacin is not recommended in patients with a known history of myasthenia gravis. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Complicated skin and soft tissue infections.

There is some disagreement levofloxacij the medical literature regarding whether and to what extent levofloxacin and other fluoroquinolones produce serious adverse effects more frequently than other broad spectrum antibacterial drugs.

Interference with laboratory tests In patients treated with levofloxacin, determination of opiates in urine may give false-positive results. The most common adverse reactions leading to discontinuation were gastrointestinal, including nausea, vomiting, and constipation.


It most frequently involves the Achilles tendon and may lead to tendon rupture.

These side effects can involve lveofloxacin tendons, muscles, joints, nerves, and central nervous system. Its spectrum of activity includes most strains of bacterial pathogens responsible for respiratory, urinary tract, gastrointestinal, and abdominal infections, including Gram negative Escherichia lsvofloxacinHaemophilus influenzaeKlebsiella pneumoniaeLegionella pneumophilaMoraxella catarrhalisProteus mirabilisand Pseudomonas aeruginosaGram positive methicillin -sensitive but not methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusStreptococcus pneumoniaeStaphylococcus epidermidisEnterococcus faecalisand Streptococcus pyogenesand atypical bacterial pathogens Chlamydophila pneumoniae and Mycoplasma pneumoniae.


If CDAD is suspected or confirmed, levofloxacin should be stopped immediately and appropriate treatment initiated without delay. Please provide a valid email address.

Non-clinical data reveal no special hazard for humans based on conventional studies of single dose toxicity, repeated dose toxicity, carcinogenic potential and toxicity to reproduction and development.

Transient vision loss see section 4. Levofloxacin mg Film-coated Tablets may therefore be administered regardless of food intake.