Farlev/Farlev 750

Farlev/Farlev 750

levofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Fahrenheit
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Levofloxacin hemihydrate
Indications/Uses
Acute maxillary sinusitis; acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic community-acquired pneumonia; complicated skin & skin structure infections; complicated UTI including acute pyelonephritis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Caplet 250-750 mg. IV 250-500 mg by slow IV infusion. Doses to be taken once daily for 7-14 days.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to levofloxacin, quinolone antimicrobial agents. Epilepsy; history of tendon disorder related to fluoroquinolone administration. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn & adolescent <18 yr.
Special Precautions
Known or suspected CNS disorder (severe cerebral arteriosclerosis); certain drug therapy that may predispose seizures or lower seizure threshold. Prolonged use; osteochondrosis; pseudomembranous & antibiotic-associated colitis. Maintain adequate hydration. Avoid excessive sunlight exposure. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. Impaired renal function (CrCl <80 mL/min).
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhea, nausea, headache, constipation, insomnia, dizziness, vomiting, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, rash, vaginitis, flatulence, pruritus, pain, chest & back pain.
Drug Interactions
Decreased absorption w/ Al- or Mg-containing drugs. Increased risk of CNS stimulation & convulsive seizures w/ NSAIDs. Disturbances of blood glucose, including hyperglycemia & hypoglycemia w/ antidiabetic agents.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA12 - levofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Farlev FC caplet 750 mg
Packing/Price
1 × 10's
Form
Farlev powd for inj 500 mg
Packing/Price
100 mL x 1's (Rp165,000/vial)
Form
Farlev infusion 5 mg/mL
Packing/Price
100 mL x 1's
Form
Farlev FC caplet 500 mg
Packing/Price
1 × 10's
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