Levofloxacin tablets 500 mg for bacterial infections
What are Levofloxacin tablets 500 mg for bacterial infections?
Levofloxacin is a broad-spectrum quinolone antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections It is effective against most bacterial pathogens that cause respiratory, gastrointestinal and abdominal infections It generally well-tolerated, has a few side effects, and requires to take only 1 tablet per day.
The most common indications of Levofloxacin tablets are pneumonia and respiratory tract infections. This medicine provides a high activity against Streptococcus pneumoniae, an important respiratory pathogen. Levofloxacin is absorbed within the body quickly, its maximum levels in the skin reach the peak in only 3 hours after administration. That's why this medicine is widely used to treat bacterial skin infections.
Active principles: levofloxacin hydrate
Amount: 50 tablets
Maker: Sandoz 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 take
Adults should take 1 tablet a day.
For patients with tuberculosis, it's better to combine levofloxacin with other antituberculotic agents.
Patients with from para or typhoid fever and typhoid encephalopathy should take a consistent treatment, without missing a single day.
Your doctor may adjust the dosage according to the disease, your age and symptoms.
Contraindications: do not use for pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients with epilepsy and other seizure disorders.
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.