LEVOXA 500 mg. 7 tablets
Levoxa is a synthetic antibacterial agent of the fluoroquinolone. Levoxa applies to infections caused by bacteria, chuvstitelni to this medicine. Some infections against which the tablets can be used are infections of the sinuses, inflammation of the lungs, urinary tract infections, infections of the skin or prostate.
BEFORE YOU TAKE LEVOXA
Do not take Levoxa:
- If you are allergic to levofloxacin, quinolone antibiotic or another to any of the excipients of Levoksa;
- If you suffer from epilepsy;
- If in the past after administration of an antibiotic of the fluoroquinolone have had damage to the tendons;
- If you are pregnant or Kermit
- Children and adolescents
Take special care with Levoksa if:
During treatment with Levoksa exposure to strong sunlight for indefinitely long periods of time or use of light exposure or solarium. this is done to reduce the risk of skin sensitivity to light in some patients taking Levoksa.
The product should be administered with caution in patients with hypersensitivity reactions, hypoglycaemia, peripheral neuropathy, hepatobiliary disorders.
In rare cases Levoksa can cause pain and inflammation of the tendons, especially in the elderly. In case of tendon pain during or after taking the tablet, immediately consult a doctor and let rest in the affected limb to prevent the tendon from damage.
The risk of getting seizures increases if you have brain damage. In the event of an outbreak of bloody diarrhea during or after treatment with Levoksa immediately consult a doctor. This can be a sign of acute inflammation of the bowels, which may occur following treatment with antibiotics.
Because of the risk of developing hemolytic anemia as a result of the breakdown of red blood cells after administration of antibacterial quinolones, the product should be used with caution in patients with latent or manifest deficiency of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase.
It is a dose adjustment Levoksa in patients with kidney disease because the product is eliminated through the urine.
Pregnancy and lactation
Levoksa Do not take if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Important information about some of the ingredients Levoksa
If your doctor has informed you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine as Levoksa contains lactose.
HOW TO TAKE LEVOXA
The duration of treatment depends on the type and severity of the infection. Typically, the dose is one or two tablets per day. Treatment should last no longer than 28 days.
Patients with impaired renal function require lower doses than patients with normal renal activity.
The tablets may be taken during meals or between meals. Take the tablet with a glass of water.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Common - nausea, diarrhea, changes in blood tests related to liver disease
Uncommon - increases in resistant micro-organisms; headache, dizziness, sleepiness, sleep disturbances; loss of appetite, vomiting, stomach pain and indigestion, itching, rash; changes in blood tests related to kidney problems; fatigue and physical weakness
Rare - reduced number of platelets; involuntary chills; progressive countries; extremely depressed state / depression /; confusion; rapid pulse; low blood pressure; bloody diarrhea; itching and skin rash; pain in joints and muscles
Very rare - greatly reduced number neutrotsiti, partial loss of sensation, reduced the sensitivity of the skin to sunlight, tearing tendons, muscle weakness, fever
Isolated cases: severe rash with blisters; reduction in red blood cells, a consequence of violation cells; reducing the number of all blood cells; abnormal heartbeat that leads to abnormal heart rhythm; muscle reactions in violation of muscle cells