Teravox

Teravox

levofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Terramedic

Distributor:

Metro Drug
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Levofloxacin hemihydrate
Indications/Uses
Susceptible infections eg, UTI, infected bites & sting, bone & joints, lower resp tract & skin infections; brucellosis, gastroenteritis, diarrhea, meningitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
250 or 500 mg once or bid for 7-14 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Ensure adequate fluid intake.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Patients w/ epilepsy or history of CNS disorders. Degenerative changes in wt-bearing joints of childn & adolescent. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances eg, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain & dyspepsia. Headache, dizziness & restlessness.
Drug Interactions
May interfere clearance of theophylline. Reduced absorption w/ Al, Mg & Fe.
MIMS Class
Quinolones
ATC Classification
J01MA12 - levofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Teravox tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
30's (P1,654/pack)
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