LEVOFLOXACIN
  • LEVOFLOXACIN

  • (Generic for LEVAQUIN)
  • QTY 10 • 500 MG • Tablet • Near 77381

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.

LEVOFLOXACIN Lifestyle Interactions

Levofloxacin 500mg, Oral tablet

Enteral Feedings

· Severity: Major

· Notes for Consumers: Taking certain Foods or Enteral Feedings and Levofloxacin together may reduce the effectiveness of your antibiotic therapy. Separate these Foods or Enteral Feedings by at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after orally administered Levofloxacin.

· Notes for Professionals: Because many food products contain divalent or trivalent cations, these foods may significantly decrease the absorption of orally administered levofloxacin. Separate these foods or enteral feedings by at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after orally administered levofloxacin. Advise patients that dairy products and other high calcium- and iron-containing foods may affect the absorption of levofloxacin. The serum concentration of levofloxacin decreased by 61% when tablets were crushed and mixed with 240 mL of an enteral feeding formulation.

<b>DISCLAIMER:</b><em> This drug information content is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Patients should always consult their physician with any questions regarding a medical condition and to obtain medical advice and treatment. Drug information is sourced from GSDD (Gold Standard Drug Database ) provided by Elsevier.</em>

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