Tablets "Levofloxacin". Instructions for use
The drug "Levofloxacin-Teva" (tablets) refers to antimicrobial agents. The drug is active in aerobic and anaerobic gram-positive and gram-negative microbes.
If ingested, the drug is evenly distributeddistributed to tissues, organs and fluids of the body. A small amount is oxidized or deacetylated in the liver. Excretion is carried out with urine (predominantly), some amount of the drug goes with feces.
Tablets "Levofloxacin" instructions for userecommends with infectious lesions, provoked by drug-sensitive microorganisms. Diseases, in particular, include community-acquired pneumonia, acute bronchitis (in the phase of exacerbation), as well as acute sinusitis. The drug "Levofloxacin" instruction for use recommends for pathologies of the urinary tract and kidneys, soft tissues, with intra-abdominal infection. The agent is prescribed for skin infection, with chronic bacterial prostatitis, bacteremia / septicemia (caused by these diseases). In combination with other medications, the drug "Levofloxacin" recommends the use of forms of tuberculosis in cases that are resistant to medicines.
Contraindicated in epilepsy,hypersensitivity, lesions of tendons against the background of previous therapy with quinolones. Medication "Levofloxacin" instructions for use does not allow for the appointment during pregnancy and breastfeeding, in adolescence and childhood.
Appointments for elderly patients are carried out with caution in connection with the high probability of developing kidney dysfunction.
The drug "Levofloxacin" is taken orally. It is not recommended to chew or grind tablets. Take should be before or in between meals.
In acute sinusitis, once a day, five hundred milligrams is prescribed. It should be taken within ten or fourteen days.
With exacerbation of bronchitis (chronic), the recommended dosage is 250-500 mg. Take once a day for seven or ten days.
Treatment of community-acquired pneumonia is carried out in a dosage of 500 mg. Therapy is carried out seven or fourteen days, taking the medicine while it is recommended a day once.
With infections in the urinary tract of uncomplicated nature, 250 milligrams are prescribed. Take the drug should be seven or ten days once a day.
For infections of soft tissues or skin, the recommended dosage is 250-500 ml no more than twice a day or intravenously, 500 mg twice a day. Treatment is conducted from seven to fourteen days.
In bacteremia / septicemia, twice a day is prescribed for 500 mg for ten or fourteen days.
When intra-abdominal infection is recommended for500 mg. Treatment is carried out one or two weeks. Take the drug is recommended once a day. In addition, antibacterial medicines showing activity against anaerobic microflora are additionally prescribed.
Treatment of chronic prostatitis (bacterial) is carried out at a dose of 500 mg once a day. The therapy is carried out for 28 days.
As part of complex treatment, the drug "Levofloxacin" with tuberculosis is prescribed in a dose of 500 mg. Take the pill no more than twice a day for no longer than three months.
In bacterial infections, the eye is usedthe drug "Levofloxacin" (eye drops). Instillations are carried out every two hours (no more than eight times a day) After the first two days the dosage is lowered and in the next three to seven days it is instilled every four hours. Do not inject more than two drops of the solution into one eye. Instillations are carried out in both eyes.
During the therapy, caution should be exercised when managing transportation or carrying out potentially hazardous activities.
Before using Levofloxacin, you should visit a doctor.