Levofloxacin intravenous infusion 500 mg for bacterial infections
What are Levofloxacin intravenous injection 500 mg for bacterial infection?
Levofloxacin is a quinolone antibiotic with broad spectrum of activity. It is effective against over 800 strains of bacterial infections, including infections in the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and abdominal tracts. Levofloxacin inhibits the growth of bacteria, destroys the bacterial DNA and rapidly eliminates bacteria.
First indication of Levofloxacin is treatment of pneumonia and respiratory tract infections. It is particularly effective against Streptococcus pneumoniae, an important respiratory pathogen. Secondly, levofloxacin works against all members of Enterobacteriaceae, leading to its wide use for bacterial abdominal infections.
Active principles: levofloxacin hydrate
Amount: 10 bags
Maker: Daiichi Sankyo Espha Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
Indications: treatment of bacterial infections, including following:
- respiratory tract infections,
- urinary tract infections,
- abdominal infections,
- bacterial skin infections,
- inflammatory disease of the pelvis,
How to use
Adult should receive one intravenous drip a day for 60 minutes. Your doctor may adjust the dosage according to your age and symtoms.
Contraindications: do not use for pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients with epilepsy and other seizure disorders. Use with caution for children and elderly patients.
If an allergic reaction occurs, patient needs to stop using the medicine and consult with their doctor. If patient is taking any other medication or treatment, they should consult with their doctor in advance.