Celevo

Celevo

levofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Stallion Labs

Distributor:

ECE Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Levofloxacin
Indications/Uses
UTI, chronic bacterial prostatitis, complicated skin & soft-tissue infections, hospital-acquired pneumonia, acute sinusitis & acute pyelonephritis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Uncomplicated UTI 250 mg once daily for 3 days. Other susceptible infections 250 or 500 mg once or bid for 10-14 days. Chronic bacterial prostatitis 500 mg daily for 28 days. Complicated skin infections & hospital-acquired pneumonia Alternatively, 750 mg once daily for 7-14 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Take at least 2 hr before or after Fe salts, antacids & sucralfate. Ensure adequate fluid intake.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to levofloxacin or other quinolones. Epilepsy; history of tendon disorder related to fluoroquinolones. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Confusion, dufficulty breathing, irregular heartbeat, palpitations or chest pain, joint muscle or tendon pain, nightmares, changes in thought process, redness blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth, seizure, severe or watery diarrhea, skin rash, itching, swelling of the face or neck, tremor or restlessness, vision changes, vomiting.
MIMS Class
Quinolones
ATC Classification
J01MA12 - levofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Celevo FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
30's (P1,560/box)
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