Levofloxacin Solution For Injection 25Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Levofloxacin: Solution for injection (25mg)

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What is this Medicine?

LEVOFLOXACIN (lee voe FLOX a sin) is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

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Levofloxacin 500mg/20ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 174780107
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pneumonia, Anthrax Prophylaxis, Anthrax, Impetigo, Nosocomial Pneumonia, Diabetic Foot Ulcer, Bronchitis, Pyelonephritis, Cellulitis, Furunculosis, Pyoderma, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Sinusitis, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Plague, Plague Prophylaxis, Community-acquired Pneumonia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Tuberculosis Infection, Salmonellosis, Campylobacteriosis, Shigellosis, Gastroenteritis, Surgical Infection Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Store in carton until time of use
Discard unused portion. Do not store for later use.
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Levofloxacin 500mg/20ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Levofloxacin 500mg/20ml Solution for Injection

Retinal Detachment Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Mucle Tone Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperkinesis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Kidney Failure Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hallucinations Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nightmares Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Throat Inflammation Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Potassium Level Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Suddenly Stopped Heart Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Yeast Infection Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Pseudomembranous Colitis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Nervousness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Convulsions Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Visual Impairment Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Itching Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
8.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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