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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Levofloxacin, like other fluoroquinolones, should be used with caution in patients receiving drugs known to prolong the QT interval e. Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.

Anaphylactic shock a Anaphylactoid shock a see section 4. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use. Company contact details Levofloxcin Ltd.

Tendinitis may rarely he,ihydrate. Vision disorders If vision becomes impaired or any effects on the eyes are experienced, an eye specialist should be consulted immediately see sections 4. Levofloxacin is available in tablet form, injection, and oral solution. Diarrhoea — haemorrhagic which in very rare cases kevofloxacin be indicative of enterocolitis, including pseudomembranous colitis see section 4.

As necessary, expert advice should be sought when the local prevalence of resistance is such that the utility of the agent in at least some types of infections is questionable.

To view the changes to a medicine you must sign up and log in. At 12 months follow-up the cumulative incidence of musculoskeletal adverse events was 3.

Peripheral sensory neuropathy see section 4. Haemodialysis, including peritoneal dialysis and CAPD, are not effective in removing levofloxacin from the body. Levofloxacin has been shown to penetrate into bronchial mucosa, epithelial lining fluid, alveolar macrophages, lung tissue, skin blister fluidprostatic tissue and urine.


Levofloxacin Hemihydrate (CAS 138199-71-0)

An antibiotic against gram-negative organisms. To email a medicine you must sign up and log in. In the absence of human data and due hemihydratd that experimental data suggest a risk of damage by fluoroquinolones to the weight-bearing cartilage of the growing organism, levofloxacin must not be used in breast-feeding women legofloxacin sections 4. Close monitoring of these patients is therefore necessary if they are prescribed levofloxacin.

The risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture is lebofloxacin in patients aged over 60 years, in patients receiving daily doses of mg and in patients using corticosteroids. Since levofloxacin is excreted mainly by the kidneys, the dose of levofloxacin should be adjusted in patients with renal impairment see section 4. Cases of hepatic necrosis up to fatal hepatic failure have been reported with levofloxacin, primarily in patients with severe underlying diseases, e.

Levofloxacin is hemuhydrate by Sanofi-Aventis under a license agreement signed with Daiichi in under the trade name “Tavanic”. Levofloxacinsold under the trade names Levaquin among others, is an antibiotic. They may be divided at the score line to adapt the dose.

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Levofloxacin and later generation fluoroquinolones are collectively referred to as “respiratory quinolones” to distinguish them from earlier fluoroquinolones which exhibited modest activity toward the important respiratory pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae.

A wide variety of other uncommon but serious adverse events have been associated with fluoroquinolone use, with varying degrees of evidence supporting causation.

Probenecid and cimetidine Probenecid and cimetidine had a statistically significant effect on the elimination of levofloxacin. Similar results have been reported when levofloxacin is taken with iron supplements and multi-vitamins containing zinc.


Rash Pruritus Urticaria Hyperhidrosis. This is because both drugs are capable of blocking the hemihydrte tubular secretion of levofloxacin. By Mayall but cases had been settled or adjudicated.

Its spectrum of activity includes most strains of bacterial pathogens responsible for respiratory, urinary tract, gastrointestinal, and abdominal infections, including Gram negative Escherichia coliHaemophilus 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.

Applies to iv form only: Creating an account with us makes your shopping experience much easier and faster. The prevalence of resistance may vary geographically and with time for selected species and local information on resistance is desirable, particularly when treating severe infections. Archived PDF from the original on 18 October Archived PDF from the original on 14 April Non-species related breakpoints 4. In patients treated with levofloxacin, determination of opiates in urine may give false-positive results.

Levofloxacin is not recommended in patients with a known history of myasthenia gravis. US Food and Drug Administration.

Resistance to fluoroquinolones of E. C Risk not ruled levofloxackn. Nitro- imidazole derivatives Metronidazole Tinidazole Ornidazole. However, levofloxacin has poor penetration intro cerebro-spinal fluid. There are limited amount of data from the use of levofloxacin in pregnant women.