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Treatment of mild, moderate & severe infections caused by susceptible strains of designated microorganisms in conditions eg, acute maxillary sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, community-acquired & nosocomial pneumonia, typhoid & paratyphoid fever, complicated skin & skin structure infections, UTI & acute pyelonephritis. IV infusion Used in chronic bacterial prostatitis, skin & soft tissue infections, complicated UTI & community-acquired pneumonia.
Tab Acute maxillary sinusitis 500 mg once daily for 10-14 days. Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis 500 mg once daily for 7 days. Community-acquired pneumonia 500 mg once daily for 7-14 days or 750 mg once daily for 5 days. Nosocomial pneumonia 750 mg once daily for 7-14 days. Typhoid & paratyphoid fever 500 mg once daily for 10-14 days. Uncomplicated skin & soft tissue infections 500 mg once daily for 7-10 days. Complicated UTI 750 mg once daily for 5 days. Chronic bacterial prostatitis 500 mg once daily for 28 days. IV infusion Community-acquired pneumonia 500 mg once daily for 7-14 days or 750 mg/day for 5 days. Nosocomial pneumonia 750 mg once daily for 7-14 days. Uncomplicated skin & soft tissue infections 500 mg once daily. Chronic bacterial prostatitis 500 mg once daily. Administer by slow IV infusion over 60 min for 500 mg & over 90 min for 750 mg.
May be taken with or without food: Ensure adequate fluid intake.
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to other quinolones. History of tendon disorders to fluoroquinolone therapy. Lactation. Childn & adolescents.
Warnings: Tablet: Levocin tablet contains FD & C yellow no. 5 (tartrazine) which may cause allergic reactions including bronchial asthma in certain susceptible persons.
Special Precautions: Adequate hydration. Renal insufficiency. Patients w/ known or suspected CNS disorder that may predispose seizure or lower the seizure threshold. Periodic assessment of organ system functions including renal, hepatic & hematopoietic. Discontinue use if patient experience pain, inflammation or rupture of a tendon. Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight. Pregnancy.
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