Mepro Pharmaceutical


Bell-Kenz Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Levofloxacin hemihydrate
Adults >18 yr w/ mild, moderate to severe infections caused by susceptible strains of microorganisms in the following conditions: Acute maxillary sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, community-acquired pneumonia, skin structure infections, UTI & acute pyelonephritis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Acute maxillary sinusitis 500 mg once daily for 10-14 days. Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis 500 mg once daily for 7 days. Nosocomial pneumonia 750 mg once daily for 7 days. Community-acquired pneumonia 500 mg once or bid for 7-14 days or 750 mg once daily for 5 days. Complicated UTI 250 mg once daily for 7-10 days. Uncomplicated UTI 250 mg once daily for 3 days. Acute pyelonephritis 250 mg once daily for 10 days. Complicated skin & skin structure infections 750 mg once daily for 7-14 days. Uncomplicated skin & skin structure infections 500 mg once daily for 7-10 days. Chronic bacterial prostatitis 500 mg once daily for 28 days.
May be taken with or without food: Ensure adequate fluid intake.
Special Precautions
Impaired hepatic/renal function, G6PD deficiency, myasthenia gravis; maintain adequate fluid intake & avoid excessive urine alkalinity to prevent crystalluria; photosensitivity. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, headache, dizziness, restlessness, nervousness, insomnia.
Drug Interactions
Theophylline, warfarin, cyclosporin, digoxin, probenecid, cimetidine, sucralfate, antacids, NSAIDs.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA12 - levofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Omnivox FC tab 500 mg
30's (P1,860/box, P62/film-coated tab)
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