Levobact

Levobact

levofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Micro Labs

Distributor:

Zizawa Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Levofloxacin hemihydrate
Indications/Uses
Treatment of mild, moderate & severe infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms including acute maxillary sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, community-acquired pneumonia, uncomplicated skin & skin structure infections, complicated UTI & acute pyelonephritis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Ensure adequate fluid intake.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity of levofloxacin, quinolone antimicrobial agents or any other components of Levobact.
Special Precautions
Administer w/ caution in the presence of renal insufficiency. Perform careful clinical observations & appropriate laboratory studies prior to & during therapy. Adjust dosage regimen in patients w/ impaired renal function (CrCl 80 mL/min). Discontinue treatment & institute appropriate measures if increased intracranial pressure & CNS stimulation occurs; which may lead to tremors, restlessness, anxiety, light-headedness, confusion, hallucinations, paranoia, depression, nightmares, insomnia & rarely suicidal thoughts or acts. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhea, nausea, vaginitis, flatulence, pruritus, rash, abdominal pain, genital moniliasis, dizziness, dyspepsia, insomnia, taste perversion, vomiting, anorexia, anxiety, constipation, edema, fatigue, headache, increased sweating, leukorrhea, malaise, nervousness, sleep disorders, tremors, urticaria.
Drug Interactions
May interfere GI absorption w/ antacids containing Al or Mg, sucralfate, metal ions eg, Fe & multivitamin preparations w/ Zn. May increase risk of CNS stimulation & convulsive seizures w/ NSAIDs. May cause blood glucose disturbances including hyperglycemia & hypoglycemia w/ antidiabetic agents. Theophylline.
MIMS Class
Quinolones
ATC Classification
J01MA12 - levofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Levobact FC tab 250 mg
Packing/Price
5's
Form
Levobact FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
5's
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