ContentEach FC tablet contains Levofloxacin 500 mg
IndicationTreatment of serious infections due to levofloxacin-sensitive microorganisms eg acute maxillary sinusitis, acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, community-acquired pneumonia, complicated UTI, uncomplicated skin & soft tissue infections, acute pyelonephritis.
Contra IndicationHypersensitivity. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn & adolescence
DosageAdult Usual dose: 250-500 mg once daily for 7-14 days. Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis 500 mg daily for 7 days. Community-acquired pneumonia 500 mg for 7-14 days. Acute maxillary sinusitis 500 mg once daily for 10-14 days. Uncomplicated skin & skin structure infections 500 mg once daily for 7-10 days. Complicated UTI, acute pyelonephritis 250 mg once daily for 10 days.
AttentionEnsure adequate fluid intake.
Special PrecautionImpaired kidney function. Discontinue if shock or shock-like symptoms occur. Avoid excessive sunlight exposure. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. Patients w/ sensitivity to neurologic disturbances. Routine liver, kidney & hematology exam for prolonged use. Pregnancy & lactation. Elderly.
Adverse ReactionNausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, flatulence, anorexia, headache, insomnia, drowsiness, sleep disturbances, anxiety, depression, hallucinations, psychotic reactions, dyspepsia, tremor, taste perversion. Skin rash, itching, urticaria, edema, increased sweating, vaginitis, genital monilliasis, leucorrhea, malaise, fatigue.
Drug InteractionAl- & Mg-containing antacids, sucralfate, metal cation, multivit, NSAIDs, theophylline, antidiabetics including insulin & glibenclamide.
Presentation/PackingBox @ 1 strip x 10's