Levofloxacin tablets 500 mg for bacterial infections
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General information on Levofloxacin 500 mg for bacterial infections
Package details: 50 tablets
Manufacturer: SANDOZ Co., Ltd., Japan
Active ingredient: levofloxacin hydrate (chemical formula C18H20FN3O4)
Medical effect: Levofloxacin is effective for treatment of the following diseases and conditions:
- respiratory tract infections,
- urinary tract infections,
- abdominal infections,
- bacterial skin infections,
- pelvic inflammatory disease,
Contraindications and precautions: do not use in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Do not use in patients with epilepsy. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the product and consult with your doctor.
Dosage and administration of Japanese Levofloxacin 500 mg for bacterial infections In general, take 1 tablet a day. Patients with typhoid or para typhoid fever should take a full course not less than 14 days without missing. Patients with tuberculosis should combine levofloxacin with other antitubercular agents. The consulting doctor may adjust the dosage according to age and symptoms.
How effective is Levofloxacin 500 mg from Japan for bacterial infections?
Levofloxacin is a broad-spectrum quinolone antibiotic used for treatment of various bacterial infections. It effectively kills most strains of bacterial pathogens responsible for respiratory, urinary tract, gastrointestinal, and abdominal infections (K. P. Fu, S. C. Lafredo et al. In vitro and in vivo antibacterial activities of levofloxacin (l-ofloxacin), an optically active ofloxacin. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 1992 Apr; 36(4): 860–866). It is well-tolerated, has relatively moderate side effects and easy to take, just 1 tablet a day.
Who should use Levofloxacin 500 mg from Japan?
Levofloxacin is especially recommended for patients with respiratory tract infections and pneumonia. It exhibits enhanced activity against the important respiratory pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae. Levofloxacin is rapidly adsorbed inside the body, its peak levels in skin are achieved 3 hours after administration. That’s why it’s also widely used for bacterial skin infections.