Cravit/Cravit IV

Cravit/Cravit IV Dosage/Direction for Use

levofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Daiichi Sankyo

Distributor:

Ranbaxy
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
Cravit injection should only be administered by IV infusion. It is not for IM, intrathecal, intraperitoneal or SC administration.
Caution: Rapid or bolus i.v. infusion must be avoided. Levofloxacin Injection should be infused intravenously slowly over a period of not less than 60 or 90 min, depending on dosage. (See Precautions.)
Usual Dose: 250 or 500 mg administered orally or by slow infusion over 60 min every 24 hrs or 750 mg administered by slow infusion over 90 min every 24 hrs, as indicated by infection and described in the following dosing chart. These recommendations apply to patients with normal renal function (i.e., creatinine clearance >80 mL/min). For patients with altered renal function, see Table 2 as follows. Oral doses should be administered at least 2 hrs before or 2 hrs after antacids containing magnesium, aluminum, as well as sucralfate, metal cations, such as iron and multivitamin preparations with zinc or didanosine (Videx), chewable/buffered tablets or the pediatric powder for oral solution.
Patients with Normal Renal Function: (See Table 1.)

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Patients with Impaired Renal Function: (See Table 2.)

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When only the serum creatinine is known, the following formula may be used to estimate creatinine clearance. (See equation.)

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The serum creatinine should represent a steady state of renal function.
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