Levofloxacin

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What Are The Uses Of Levofloxacin?

Levofloxacin, a broad spectrum antibiotic, is used in the treatment of following conditions:

  • Bacterial infections.
  • Urinary tract infections.
  • Gastroenteritis.
  • Pneumonia.
  • Acute bacterial sinusitis.
  • Tuberculosis (in combination with other drugs).
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease (in combination with other drugs).
  • Meningitis (in combination with other drugs).
  • Respiratory tract infections.

What Are The Side Effects Of Levofloxacin?

The common side effects of Levofloxacin  are:

  • Trouble sleeping, headache.
  • Nausea/dizziness, diarrhoea.
  • Sometimes severe (but rare) side effects are:
  • Seizures, psychosis.
  • Tendon inflammation, peripheral nerve damage.
  • Fainting, easy sun burns.
  • Irregular heartbeat.

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Levofloxacin?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hyper sensitivity towards the drug levofloxacin or any other allergies.
  • Epilepsy
  • History of quinolone – associated tendon rupture.
  • Seizures.
  • Chronic low potassium levels

What Are The Uses Of Levofloxacin?

Levofloxacin, a broad spectrum antibiotic, is used in the treatment of following conditions:

  • Bacterial infections.
  • Urinary tract infections.
  • Gastroenteritis.
  • Pneumonia.
  • Acute bacterial sinusitis.
  • Tuberculosis (in combination with other drugs).
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease (in combination with other drugs).
  • Meningitis (in combination with other drugs).
  • Respiratory tract infections.

What Are The Side Effects Of Levofloxacin?

The common side effects of Levofloxacin  are:

  • Trouble sleeping, headache.
  • Nausea/dizziness, diarrhoea.
  • Sometimes severe (but rare) side effects are:
  • Seizures, psychosis.
  • Tendon inflammation, peripheral nerve damage.
  • Fainting, easy sun burns.
  • Irregular heartbeat.

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Levofloxacin?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hyper sensitivity towards the drug levofloxacin or any other allergies.
  • Epilepsy
  • History of quinolone – associated tendon rupture.
  • Seizures.
  • Chronic low potassium levels