LEVOFLOX (Levaquin/ Tavanic)250mg – 100 tablet

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Each Levoflox contains 250 mg Levofloxacin 100 tablets. Used to treat bacterial infections Like sinusitis, pneumonia, UTI’s, gastroenteritis and more.

ATC Classification: J01MA12
Active Ingrediant: Levofloxacin
Generic Name: LEVOFLOX
Manufacturer: Cipla Limited
Strength: 250mg
Dosage Type: Tablet
Packaging Type: Foil in Box
Contains: 100 Tab

Description

Levofloxacin Information

 

Pronunciation

lee voe FLOKS a sin

 

What is this drug used for?

• It is used to treat bacterial infections.

Frequently reported side effects of this drug

• Constipation

• Nausea

• Diarrhea

Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:

• Kidney problems like unable to pass urine, blood in the urine, change in amount of urine passed, or weight gain.

• Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis like red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin (with or without fever); red or irritated eyes; or sores in mouth, throat, nose, or eyes.

• Tendon inflammation or rupture like pain, bruising, or swelling in the back of the ankle, shoulder, hand, or other joints.

• Depression like thoughts of suicide, anxiety, emotional instability, or confusion.

• Liver problems like dark urine, fatigue, lack of appetite, nausea, abdominal pain, light-colored stools, vomiting, or yellow skin.

• High blood sugar like confusion, fatigue, increased thirst, increased hunger, passing a lot of urine, flushing, fast breathing, or breath that smells like fruit.

• Low blood sugar like dizziness, headache, fatigue, feeling weak, shaking, fast heartbeat, confusion, increased hunger, or sweating.

• Noise or ringing in the ears

• Chest pain

• Fast heartbeat

• Abnormal heartbeat

• Passing out

• Dizziness

• Severe loss of strength and energy

• Muscle pain

• Muscle weakness

• Difficulty focusing

• Trouble with memory

• Trouble sleeping

• Agitation

• Restlessness

• Vision changes

• Sensing things that seem real but are not

• Anxiety

• Nightmares

• Confusion

• Behavioral changes

• Mood changes

• Seizures

• Severe headache

• Shortness of breath

• Bruising

• Bleeding

• Tremors

• Abnormal gait

• Vaginal pain, itching, and discharge

• Thrush

• Chills

• Severe or persistent abdominal pain

• Severe or persistent chest pain

• Severe or persistent back pain

• Nerve problems like sensitivity to heat or cold; decreased sense of touch; burning, numbness, or tingling; pain, or weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet.

• Clostridioides (formerly Clostridiumdifficile-associated diarrhea like abdominal pain or cramps, severe diarrhea or watery stools, or bloody stools.

• Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

 

Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Levaquin may be confused with Levoxyl, Levsin/SL, Lovenox

LevoFLOXacin may be confused with levETIRAcetam, levodopa, Levophed, levothyroxine

International issues:

Levaquin [Argentina, Brazil, US, Venezuela] may be confused with Lariam brand name for mefloquine [multiple international markets]

 

Storage and Stability

Solution for injection:

Vial: Store at room temperature. Protect from light. Diluted solution (5 mg/mL) is stable in NS, D5W, D5NS, D5LR, D51/2NS with 20 mEq/L KCl, Plasma-Lyte 56 in D5, or sodium lactate for 72 hours when stored at room temperature; stable for 14 days when stored under refrigeration. When frozen, stable for 6 months; do not refreeze. Do not thaw in microwave or by bath immersion.

Premixed: Store at ≤25°C (77°F); do not freeze. Brief exposure to 40°C (104°F) does not adversely affect the product. Protect from light.

Tablet, oral solution: Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F).

 

Adverse Reactions

Cardiovascular: Chest pain, edema

Central nervous system: Dizziness, headache, insomnia

Dermatologic: Pruritus, skin rash

Gastrointestinal: Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting

Genitourinary: Vaginitis

Infection: Candidiasis

Local: Injection site reaction

Respiratory: Dyspnea

Brand

Cipla

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