FLEKSID table. 500 mg
FLEKSID table. 500 mg
FLEKSID WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?
Levofloxacin belongs to a group of medicines called antibacterial agents of the quinolone class. It inhibits the growth of bacteria by acting on the enzyme system of the bacteria.
Levofloxacin is used to treat mild to moderately severe infections in adults caused by bacteria susceptible to levofloxacin. Levofloxacin can be used for the treatment of the following infections:
Acute sinus infection
Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
Complicated urinary tract infections including pilonefrit
Chronic prostate infection caused by infections
Skin and tissues
BEFORE YOU TAKE FLEKSID
Fleksid Do not take if:
Are allergic to levofloxacin or other antibacterial agents hinoponite class or any of the other ingredients of Fleksid
You suffer from epilepsy
If you had tendon problems after previous administration of such medication
If you are pregnant
Levofloxacin should not be used in children or adolescents during growth.
Take special care with Fleksid:
You should contact your doctor if:
Have symptoms of inflammation of the tendon and tendon rupture in the course of treatment - in this case, you may feel pain or swelling around the affected tendon. You may need to stop treatment if you have any pain or swelling;
You have diarrhea, especially if severe, stubborn and / or bloody;
Have a tendency to seizures;
Shortage of hlyukozo-6-fosfatdehidrogenaza;
Have impaired kidney function
You may need your doctor to adjust the dose.
Have or have had psychiatric disorders. You should discuss this with your doctor before you start taking levofloxacin;
Track and blood tests
If you are elderly or are taking corticosteroids should be monitored during treatment with levofloxacin.
Will be made special blood test if treatment with levofloxacin and vitamin K antagonists
Pregnancy and lactation
Consult your doctor before taking any medicine.
Do not take levofloxacin if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Driving and operating machinery
Levofloxacin can cause side effects that may impair your ability to operate machinery or driving. These side effects can be dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances.
HOW TO TAKE FLEKSID
Fleksid should be taken once or twice daily. The dose depends on the type and severity of infection and susceptibility of bacteria. Your doctor will tell you how many tablets to take.
Fleksid should be swallowed whole with some liquid. They can be divided at the score line to dose adjustment.
Fleksid should be taken at least two hours before or after taking iron salts, antacids and sucralfate.
Indication and dose
Acute sinus infection - 500 mg once daily for 10 to 14 sen
Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis - from 250 to 500 mg once daily for 7-10 days
Community-acquired pneumonia - 500 mg once or twice daily for 7-14 day
Complicated urinary tract infections, including pyelonephritis - 250 mg once daily for 7-14 days
Chronic prostate infection caused by bacteria - 500 mg once daily for 28 days
Infections of skin and soft tissue infections - 250 mg once daily or 500 mg once or twice daily for 7-14 days
Impaired renal function:
It is necessary to adjust the dose. You must follow the instructions given by your doctor.
It is not necessary to adjust the dose. You must follow the instructions given by your doctor.
Fleksid should not be given to children and adolescents in the growth stage.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Common - increased blood levels of liver enzymes.
Uncommon - increase or decrease the number of white blood cells, itching, rashes, lack of appetite, upset stomach, vomiting, or pain in the abdomen, constipation, dizziness, drowsiness, nervousness, changes in blood tests that were due to liver or kidney problems, weakness, fungal growth, growth of other resistant microorganisms; dizziness.
Rare - bloody diarrhea, generalized allergic reactions, bronchial spatsam and possible severe difficulty in breathing, and in very rare cases, swelling of the skin and mucous membranes, can occur sensation, anxiety, depression, anxiety, unusually fast heartbeat, abnormally low blood pressure; bbolka and inflammation of a tendon, pain in muscles and joints, reducing the number of blood platelets, which results in easy bruising and bleeding easily.
Very rare - a sudden drop in blood pressure or collapse, rupture of the tendon, muscle weakness, inflammation of the liver, a very marked reduction in the number of white blood cells, causing symptoms such as persistent or permanent presence of fever, sore throat and feeling that you re disease and severe, renal impairment, hallucinations, psychotic reactions to the risk of suicidal thoughts or actions, visual disturbances and hearing, abnormal taste and smell, numbness, abnormal movements.
The active substance is levofloxacin.
The other ingredients are:
Tablet core: lactose monohydrate, povidone K30, sodium starch glycolate, talc, silica colloidal anhydrous, croscarmellose sodium, glycerol dibehenate
Tablet coating: hipremeloza, hydroxypropylcellulose, macrogol 600, titanium dioxide, iron oxide yellow / E172 / ferric oxide red / E172 / talc.