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Active ingredient: Levofloxacin

Levofloxacin uses

  1. 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE
  2. 2 DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
  3. 3 DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS
  4. 4 CONTRAINDICATIONS
  5. 5 WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
  6. 6 ADVERSE REACTIONS
  7. 7 DRUG INTERACTIONS
  8. 8 USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS
  9. 10 OVERDOSAGE
  10. 11 DESCRIPTION
  11. 13 NONCLINICAL TOXICOLOGY
  12. 14 CLINICAL STUDIES
  13. 15 REFERENCES
  14. 16 HOW SUPPLIED/STORAGE AND HANDLING
  15. 17 PATIENT COUNSELING INFORMATION

levofloxacin information

levofloxacin is type of drug that belongs to the group of medicines called antiepileptic drug.

levofloxacin indications

This medication is indicated to control seizure. The precise way of how levofloxacin works is not yet known. This medicine may also be used for purposes not mentioned here.

levofloxacin warnings

This drug belongs in the FDA pregnancy category C. levofloxacin may cause severe side effects to an unborn baby. Do not take levofloxacin medication without consulting first your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during the treatment period.

It is not known whether levofloxacin passes into the breast milk of nursing mothers. Consult your doctor first before taking the medicine if you are breast-feeding a baby.

levofloxacin is contraindicated to patients who have kidney disease. Tell your doctor first before taking this medicine if you have any kidney disease. Your doctor may entail you a different dosage or special monitoring throughout the treatment period.

Alcohol is prohibited while you are taking levofloxacin Kimia Farma. The drug may cause drowsiness and alcohol may increase the risk of this kind of side effect. Alcohol may also increase the risk of seizures. Also, avoid driving, operating dangerous machinery or performing hazardous activities while you are taking levofloxacin medicine.

levofloxacin intake guidelines

Follow the exact directions given to you by your doctor. Do not deviate from just even one of his / her instructions. You may also ask any health care professional for things which you do not understand.

Take each levofloxacin tablets with a full glass of water. levofloxacin tablets could be taken with or without food. For this medication in liquid pharmaceutical form, be sure to get the exact measurement of the liquid form of levofloxacin with a dose-measuring spoon or cup. Do not use the regular table spoon. It may not give you the exact dosage that is required. You may also ask your pharmacist for a dose-measuring cup or spoon if you do not have any. Take levofloxacin medicine regularly to get the most desirable results. It is important for you to keep in mind not to stop using this medicine medicine without talking first to your doctor, even if you already feel better. Continue taking levofloxacin to prevent the seizures from occurring again and again.

levofloxacin dose

Obtain your levofloxacin dose from your doctor. Dosage of this drug may vary from person to person.

levofloxacin overdosage

The symptoms of the medication overdosage are not yet known but it might probably include drowsiness. Look for a medical attention as soon as possible if you suspect any overdose of levofloxacin or if you feel any unusual effects of levofloxacin medication.

levofloxacin missed dose

Immediately take the missed dose of levofloxacin medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose of the medicine, skip the missed one and take the regular scheduled dosage of levofloxacin medicine. It is important not to take a double dose of the drug.

levofloxacin side effects

Side effects of levofloxacin may include the following:

swelling of the lips, tongue, or face

closing of the throat

difficulty breathing

hives

dizziness

drowsiness

weakness

poor coordination

mood changes such as agitation, anxiety, depression, hostility, or apathy

Some side effects of this medication other than listed here may also occur. Consult your doctor immediately if you experienced any of the above stated side effects of levofloxacin or if you feel any unusual or bothersome side effects of this medicine.

levofloxacin drug reactions

There are some other drugs that may block with the function of levofloxacin Kimia Farma. Taking in with the following other drugs together with this drug may increase the effects of drowsiness:

antidepressants

antihistamines

sedatives

muscle relaxants

pain relievers

anxiety medicines

alcohol

Other drugs that may block with the work of levofloxacin or that may increase the unwanted side effects that the medication may produce may also occur. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, as well as herbals products.

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Levofloxacin available forms, composition, doses:

Price
Injectable; Injection; Levofloxacin 25 mg / ml
Injectable; Injection; Levofloxacin 5 mg / ml
Iquix 1.5% Solution 5ml Bottle81.68 USD
Iquix 1.5% eye drops15.71 USD
Levaquin 250 mg tablet13.71 USD
Levaquin 500 mg tablet16.57 USD
Levaquin 500 mg/100 ml d5w0.44 USD
Levaquin 750 mg leva-pak tablet27.51 USD
Levaquin 750 mg tablet28.06 USD
Levaquin i.v. 25 mg/ml vial1.94 USD
Levofloxacin hemihydr 100% powder42.69 USD
Quixin 0.5% Solution11.4 USD
Quixin 0.5% eye drops12.21 USD
Solution; Ophthalmic; Levofloxacin 0.5%
Solution; Oral; Levofloxacin 25 mg / ml
Tablets, Film-Coated; Oral; Levofloxacin 500 mg
Tablets, Film-Coated; Oral; Levofloxacin Hemihydrate 250 mg
Tablets, Film-Coated; Oral; Levofloxacin Hemihydrate 500 mg
Tablets; Oral; Levofloxacin 250 mg
Tablets; Oral; Levofloxacin 500 mg
Tablets; Oral; Levofloxacin 750 mg

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sDrugs.com conducted a study on Levofloxacin, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Levofloxacin consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

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Two visitors reported frequency of use

How often in a day do you take the medicine?
Are you taking the Levofloxacin drug as prescribed by the doctor?

Few medications can be taken Once in a day more than prescribed when the doctor's advice mentions the medicine can be taken according to frequency or severity of symptoms. Most times, be very careful and clear about the number of times you are taking the medication. The report of sDrugs.com website users about the frequency of taking the drug Levofloxacin is mentioned below.
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Once in a day2
100.0%


Three visitors reported doses

What is the dose of Levofloxacin drug you are taking?
According to the survey conducted among sDrugs.com website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 201-500mg. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.
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201-500mg3
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One visitor reported time for results

What is the time duration Levofloxacin drug must be taken for it to be effective or for it to reduce the symptoms?
Most chronic conditions need at least some time so the dose and the drug action gets adjusted to the body to get the desired effect. The stastistics say sDrugs.com website users needed 1 day to notice the result from using Levofloxacin drug. The time needed to show improvement in health condition after using the medicine Levofloxacin need not be same for all the users. It varies based on other factors.
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1 day1
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One visitor reported administration

The drugs are administered in various routes, like oral or injection form. They are administered before food or after food. How are you taking Levofloxacin drug, before food or after food?
Click here to find out how other users of our website are taking it. For any doubts or queries on how and when the medicine is administered, contact your health care provider immediately.
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After food1
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Two visitors reported age

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The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology

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