Levorex Tablets

levorex 1

COMPOSITION:
Levorex-250 mg
Each film coated tablet contains:  
Levofloxacin 250 mg
Levorex-500 mg
Each film coated tablet contains:  
Levofloxacin 500 mg
Levorex-750 mg
Each film coated tablet contains:
Levofloxacin 750 mg

INDICATIONS:

  • Upper respiratory tract infections like sinusitis
  • Lower respiratory tract infections like bronchitis, pneumonia
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Skin and skin structure infections

DESCRIPTION:
Levofloxacin is a synthetic broad-spectrum fluorinated quinolone antibacterial. Levorex exerts bactericidal effect by inhibiting the bacterial enzyme DNA gyrase, which is essential for proper DNA replication or transcription. Levorex is effective against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria including pseudomonas species, chlamydia species, mycobacterium species and also effective against certain anaerobes.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Levofloxacin should not be used in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to levofloxacin or any other quinolones.

SIDE EFFECTS:
Side effects of levofloxacin are usually mild. Skin rashes, itching, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, restlessness may occur occasionally. Symptoms of side effects (if any) should subside after discontinuing medicine. If symptoms persist, please consult physician.

PRECAUTIONS:
Adequate water intake should be maintained with prolonged or high doses of levofloxacin. It should be given with care to patient who are on antidiabetic therapy, as hypoglycemia may occur with levofloxacin. Levofloxacin should not be taken with Antacids, Sucralfet & products containing Iron & Zinc. During pregnancy, lactation & for under 18 years age of patient, please consult doctor before using the medicine. Check the expiry on the pack and do not use after expiry date of medicine.

DOSAGE:

Type of infection Dose (every 24h) Duration (days)
Community-acquired pneumonia 500 mg 7-14
Bronchitis 500 mg 7
Skin infections 750mg 7-14
Bone and joints infections 750mg 7-14
Urinary tract infections 750mg 5
Skin infections Bacterial sinusitis 750mg 5

STORAGE:
Store in a cool, dark & dry place. Keep out of reach of children.

PRESENTATION:
Levorex is available in pack of 5 tablets.