Lomefloxacin


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to the drug or other quinolones; children <18 yr; pregnancy and lactation.
Special Precautions
Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight or artificial UV light. Known or suspected CNS disorders e.g. severe cerebral arteriosclerosis, epilepsy or other factors that predispose to seizures. Avoid in patients with known QT prolongation, uncorrected hypokalaemia. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Renal impairment.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, abdominal pain or discomfort, diarrhoea; headache, dizziness, insomnia; rash, pruritus, photosensitivity; thrombocytopenia.
Potentially Fatal: Anaphylactic or anaphylactoid reactions.
Drug Interactions
Reduced bioavailability with sucralfate, antacids containing magnesium or aluminium, vitamin or mineral supplements containing iron. Increased serum levels with cimetidine. Potential increase in serum levels of ciclosporin. Renal elimination reduced with probenecid.
ATC Classification
J01MA07 - lomefloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
S01AE04 - lomefloxacin ; Belongs to the class of quinolone antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of eye infections.
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