Glevo

Glevo

levofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Glenmark Pharma

Distributor:

Uni Drug House
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Levofloxacin
Indications/Uses
Acute sinusitis, acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, community-acquired pneumonia, uncomplicated skin & soft tissue infections, UTI including acute pyelonephritis & chronic bacterial prostatitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Acute sinusitis 500 mg once daily for 10-14 days. Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, uncomplicated skin & soft tissue infections 500 mg once daily for 7-10 days. Community-acquired pneumonia 500 mg once daily for 7-14 days. UTI 250 mg once daily for 3 days. Complicated UTI including pyelonephritis 250 mg once daily for 10 days. Chronic bacterial prostatitis 500 mg once daily for 28 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Swallow whole, do not crush. May be divided along the score-line.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to fluoroquinolones. Patients w/ a history of epilepsy. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <18 yr.
Special Precautions
Predisposition to seizures; G6PD deficiency. Avoid excessive sun exposure. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. Renal impairment. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances, pruritus, rash, headache, dizziness/vertigo, drowsiness, insomnia; eosinophilia, leukopenia, asthenia, fungal overgrowth; extrapyramidal symptoms, hypersensitivity vasculitis, porphyria.
Drug Interactions
Fe salts, Mg-/Al-containing antacids, sucralfate, theophylline, NSAIDs, probenecid, cimetidine, cyclosporin, antidiabetic agents, vit K antagonists (warfarin).
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA12 - levofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Glevo infusion 500 mg/100 mL
Packing/Price
1's
Form
Glevo FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
5 × 5's
Form
Glevo FC tab 250 mg
Packing/Price
5 × 5's
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