VIVEKS table. 500 mg
Viveks is used to treat infections of mild to moderate severity in adults against which the drug is effective
VIVEKS table. 500 mg
VIVESK WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?
Vivesk is a broad spectrum antibiotic, which means it acts as Viveks kills many types of bacteria that cause infections. Viveks containing levofloxacin as active substance. It belongs to the class of Quinolones antibiotitsiet.
Viveks is used to treat infections of mild to moderate severity in adults against which the drug is effective, such as:
Infections of the lungs and major airway: acute cases of chronic bronchitis or pneumonia
Urinary tract infections
Chronic bacterial infection of the prostate
Infections of skin and soft tissue
BEFORE YOU TAKE VIVEKS
Do not take Viveks:
If you are allergic to levofloxacin or any of the other ingredients of Viveks or any other antibiotic from the quinolone family, eg. moxifloxacin, ciprofloxacin or ofloxacin
If you suffer from epilepsy
If you have ever had problems with tendons associated with treatment with antibiotics of the quinolone class
The tablets should not be given to children or teenagers teens.
Take special care with VIVEKS:
In the most severe cases of pneumonia caused by certain pathogens.
In nosocomial infections caused by certain pathogens
For infections caused by certain pathogens
If you have inflammation of the tendon in the treatment of Viveks
It most commonly affects the Achilles tendon. The risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture is higher in elderly patients who have used steroids. If you experience symptoms of tendinitis, seek medical advice immediately. Viveks stop taking and start treating the affected tendon, such as holidays of the affected limb.
If you have severe, persistent and / or bloody diarrhea during or after treatment with Viveks.
Tell your doctor immediately, because such diarrhea may be a sign of severe intestinal inflammation that can result from antibiotic treatment. Stop taking Viveks. Your doctor will change your treatment. Do not take anti-diarrheal medicines that can slow bowel. Ask your doctor about this.
If you are prone to seizures
Treatment with Viveks has a higher risk of seizures if you have suffered brain damage as a stroke or brain injury. You should tell your doctor if you have spent a similar disease. You should not take the tablets if you suffer from epilepsy.
You may have a greater tendency for the occurrence of cramps during concomitant fenbufen and similar non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
If you have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
If you suffer from kidney disease
If you experience a serious allergic reaction - usually after taking the initial dose
If you take an oral product for lowering blood sugar or insulin
If exposed to sunlight or UV rays.
If you are simultaneously treated with vitamin K antagonists
If you have psychosis or a history of mental illness
If there is a risk of cardiac dysfunction
If symptoms of nerve damage, such as sensory problems in the arms and legs.
If you have to take a urine test for opiates
If you have symptoms of liver disease, such as the jaundice, itching, loss of appetite, painful abdomen.
Children and teenagers should not take Viveks because it can not be excluded risk of tissue damage in the joints.
This group often found impaired renal function. You should ask your doctor if your dose needs to be adjusted
Taking other medicines:
Corticosteroids, sometimes called steroids - used for inflammation.
Vitamin K antagonists such as warfarin - a blood thinning.
Theophylline - is used for breathing problems
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs - used against pain and inflammation like aspirin ibubrofen, fenbufen, ketoprofen and indomethacin.
Probenecid - used to gout; cimetidine - is used against ulcers and heartburn. Elimination of levofloxacin is slightly reduced. This is unlikely to affect your treatment. You should pay special attention when drugs such as probenecid and cimetidine be taken with Viveks, because it can affect elimination by the kidneys. If you have kidney problems, your doctor may lower your dose.
PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING:
Ask your doctor before taking any medicine.
Viveks Do not take if you are pregnant, thinking of becoming pregnant or suspect that you are pregnant or breast-feeding or plan to breast-feed.
Driving and operating machinery
Please get side effects after taking visual disturbances. Some side effects may be a violation of concentration and speed of reaction and therefore may be exposed to risk in situations where these qualities are essential. If you have such interference, do not drive or perform tasks requiring concentration. Pay particular attention if you drink alcohol.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Viveks
This product contains lactose.
HOW TO TAKE VIVEKS?
Dosage in patients with normal renal function:
Sinusitis: one 500 mg tablet once daily
Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis - 1/2 tablet 500 mg to 1 500 mg tablet once daily.
Pneumonia: 1 tablet 500 mg once or twice daily
Urinary tract infections: 1/2 tablet 500 mg once daily
Chronic bacterial prostatitis: 1 tablet 500 mg once daily
Infections of skin and soft tissue: 1/2 tablet 500 mg once daily or one 500 mg tablet once or twice daily
Dosage in patients with impaired renal function:
Kreatinininov clearance: 250 mg/24 h - First dose - 250 mg
500 mg/24 h - First dose - 500 mg
500 mg/12 h - First dose - 500 mg
50 to 20 ml / min: 250 mg/24 h - 125 mg/24 h
500 mg/24 h - 250 mg/24 h
500 mg/12 h - 500 mg/12 h
19 to 10 ml / min: 250 mg/24 h - 125 mg/24 h
500 mg/24 h - 125 mg/24 h
500 mg/12 h - 125 mg/12 h
10 ml / min 250 mg/24 h - 125 mg/48 h
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Taking this medicine:
Swallow the tablets without grind with sufficient fluid. If your dose needs to be adjusted, you can split the tablet just where the score. You can take the tablets with meals or between meals.
Duration of treatment:
The duration of treatment depends on how serious the infection is.
If you feel that the effect of Viveks is too strong or too weak, talk to your doctor.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
Common: frequent watery stools, fatigue, elevated blood levels of certain liver enzymes
Uncommon: low white blood cell count, increase in certain blood cells, headache, drowsiness, dizziness, vertigo, vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion, signs of impaired renal function, rash, itching, loss of appetite , fungal infection, malaise, signs of liver dysfunction, sleep problems, anxiety
Rare: rapid heartbeat, low blood platelets, bronchospasm, inflammation of the bowels, itchy skin rash, pain in joints, low blood pressure, altered mental status, depression, anxiety.
Very rare: a drastic reduction in the number of certain white blood cells. This leads to severe symptoms, nerve damage, disturbance or loss of sense of taste disturbance or loss of sense of smell, visual impairment, hearing impairment, acute renal failure, photosensitivity of the skin to sunlight and UV rays, lowering blood sugar, muscle weakness, psychotic reactions occurring samozastrashavashto behavior
Unknown: impaired cardiac function, tinnitus, severe skin reactions with blistering of the skin and mucous membranes, profuse sweating, muscle injury, pain and disability associated with hypersensitivity, yellowing of skin and whites of the eye
The active substance is levofloxacin hemihydrate
The other ingredients are:
Tablet core: microcrystalline cellulose type 102 cellulose powder, pregelatinized starch, corn starch, crospovidone type A, povidone K25, sodium stearyl fumarate
Film coating: lactose monohydrate, hypromellose, titanium dioxide, maklogol, iron oxide yellow, iron oxide red, iron oxide black.