LEVOFLOKSAN drops 5 mg. Ml. 5 ml
LEVOFLOKSAN drops 5 mg. / Ml. 5 ml
LEVOFLOKSAN WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED
The active substance in this medicine was levofloxacin, which is an antibacterial agent of the fluoroquinolone group. It distorts the development and reproduction of bacteria that commonly cause eye infections in people. Levofloksan be used to treat superficial eye infections caused by bacteria sensitive to its effects.
Before applying LEVOFLOKSAN
Do not apply Levofloksan:
If you Allergens (hypersensitive) to levofloxacin or other quinolone preparation or to any of the excipients;
Children under the age of one year
Take special care with Levofloksan if:
I do not recommend the use of the product in a broken cornea (eg ulcers) and ophthalmia (eye inflammation following trauma exposure to ultraviolet rays, etc..), As it is not proven their performance in these conditions. The product is intended for topical application to the eye. The solution should not be injected into the tissue under the conjunctiva and anterior chamber.
It is possible to develop an allergic reaction (sometimes at the first instillation), manifested by irritation, itching, redness and tears. With the emergence of such symptoms need immediate discontinuation of the product. Like other antibacterials and this product with prolonged use can lead to further infections due to overgrowth of non-susceptible organisms, including fungi. In the event that your symptoms get worse and there is no effect of treatment, contact your doctor who will decide whether you need treatment and termination of appointment of another product.
During treatment Levofloksan not recommended wearing contact lenses.
When you put the solution into the eye, the tip of otkapvashtoto device must not come into contact with the eye, eyelid and surrounding tissues to prevent its pollution.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
If during treatment with Levofloksan need to use other drugs for ocular between applications must comply with minimum interval of 15 minutes.
Taking Levofloksan with food and drink
There are no restrictions.
Important information about some of the ingredients of the product
The finished product contains the excipient benzalkonium chloride which may cause eye irritation. Avoid contact with soft contact lenses. Remove contact leshi before application and wait at least 15 minutes before replacing them. It is known to discolour soft contact lenses.
Pregnancy and lactation
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine. Do not use this product without a doctor appointment if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your doctor will tell you there is an opportunity to remedy harm your baby because even small amounts of the active substance reaches the blood and is excreted in breast milk.
Driving and operating machinery
When you put eye drops may temporarily occur visual disturbance resulting in blurred vision, watery eyes and irritation. We need to make sure that your ability to view is restored before you drive or operate machinery.
HOW TO USE LEVOFLOKSAN
Always Levofloksan exactly as your doctor has told you. If you're not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Adults and children over 1 year
In the first two days in the affected eye / eyes set 1 -2 drops of solution every two hours, and the last application should be made directly in the hours before bedtime.
The next day in the affected eye / eyes placed 4 times daily for 1 -2 drops of solution. The duration of treatment depends on the severity and course of the disease, it usually lasts an average of 5 days.
Route of administration
before placing the drug is necessary to wash your hands.
Tilt your head back.
place your finger on your cheek just under your eye and gently pull down the lower eyelid so that it forms a "pocket" between the eye and it.
in this "pocket" insert amount of medicine prescribed by the doctor.
otkapvashtoto end of the device should not touch the eye, eyelid or surrounding tissues and other surfaces, as this may contaminate the medicine.
after placing the drug look down, blink a few times for it to cover the entire ocular surface, then close your eye for a few seconds.
close immediately after use bottle well.
If you use more than the amount Levofloksan
Administration of a dose higher than prescribed, you should contact your doctor for advice, although no data on overdosage of the product. Even accidental or intentional ingestion of the entire amount of solution contained in the vial can be expected overdose because the amount of active substance is very small. When dose higher than prescribed by your doctor may flush the eye / eyes with boiled water at room temperature.
If you forget to Levofloksan If you forget to take a dose, do so as soon as you remember. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Next dose at the usual time.
If you stop using the drug
It is important to apply the medicine until you finish the prescribed course. If you stop too soon, the infection may return. You should not stop the application just because you feel better. If you feel that you have to stop because of side effects, tell your doctor immediately.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECT
Like all medicines, Levofloksan can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. If this happens, tell your doctor.
With an average of 10% of patients experience adverse drug reactions are usually mild or moderate in severity, are temporary and occur by eye. That rate means:
Common - occurs in more than one of every 100 patients and less than one in ten drug products.
Rare - occurring in one in 10,000 and less than one in 1000, applied the product.
Very rare, occurs in less than 1 in ten thousand, application products.
Common-burning acuity and secretion
Rare-gluing the eyelids, conjunctival bleeding, swelling of eyelids, discomfort in the eyes, itching and eye pain, dry eyes, redness of eyelid svetloboyazan
Rare, generalized allergic reactions, incl. skin rash
Very rare, rare reports of severe allergic reactions
Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders (respiratory system)
Very rare, rare reports of swelling of the larynx (voicebox), accompanied by difficult breathing stertorous
If any opisanite side effects gets serious, or find any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Levofloksan Do not use after the expiry date stated on the label. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
At temperatures below 25 ° C.
Do not freeze.
After first opening:
Shelf life after first opening: 28 days at 25 ° C.
Keep the container tightly closed.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
What Levofloksan drops
The active substance in 1 ml is 5 mg levofloxacin.
Other ingredients: benzalkonium chloride, sodium chloride, hydrochloric acid, diluted sodium hydroxide (for pH adjustment), water for injections.