Effiflox 500 Mg 10 Tablets
Brand : sami pharm (pvt) ltd.
How it works
Levofloxacin is a synthetic broad spectrum anti-bacterial agent. Chemically it is a chiral fluorinated carboxyquinolone. It acts by inhibiting DNA-gyrase. It is bactericidal and has activity against many gram +ve, gram –ve and Anaerobic bacteria.
EFFIFLOX TAB 500 MG 10'S
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
It is used to treat •Acute & Chronic Sinusitis • Community acquired pneumonia • Complicated Skin & Soft tissue Infections • Acute Pyelonephritis • Acute & Chronic Bronchitis • Nosocomial pneumonia • Complicated & Uncomplicated UTI • Typhoid & paratyphoid fever.
Itching and rash. Nausea, diarrhoea, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, Headache, vertigo, dizziness, sleeping problems, paraesthesia e.g. like tingling in the hands, restlessness, anxiety, and confusions, drop of blood pressure, tendon pain, tendon rupture (Achilles Tendon).
When not to Use
Levofloxacin is contraindicated in cases of hypersensitivity to the active ingredient or any other quinolone.
Lower Respiratory Infection : Adults : 500mg orally or IV once daily for 7-14 days or 750mg orally or IV once daily for 5 days. Children : Not recommended . Nosocomial Pneumonia : Adults : 750mg orally or IV once daily for 7-14 days . Children : Not recommended . Upper Respiratory Infection : Sinusitis : Adults : 750mg orally or IV once daily for 7-14 days . Children : Not recommended . Consult your doctor or pharmacist for dose adjustment.
Storage yes or /no
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.
Serious and occasionally hypersensitivity and/or anaphylactic reactions have been reported in patients receiving therapy with quinolone, including Levofloxacin and should be discontinued immediately.
Excessive exposure to sunlight should be avoided. Therapy should be discontinued if skin eruptions occurs.
Although Levofloxacin is more soluble than other quinolones, adequate hydration of patients receiving Levofloxacin should be maintained to prevent the formation of highly concentrated urine.
Levofloxacin should be administered with caution in the presence of renal insufficiency.
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
Concurrent Antacids, Sucralfate, Metal Cations, Multivitamins , NSAID’s.
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