Levofloxacin is indicated for the treatment of adults (18 years of age) with mild, moderate, and severe infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated micro-organisms in the condition listed below:
Acute maxillary sinusitis due to Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, or Moraxella catarrhalis.
Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis due to Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, or Moraxella catarrhalis.
Community-acquired pneumonia due to Staphylococcus aureus Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Moraxella cararrhalis, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila, or Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
Complicated urinary tract infections due to Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, or Staphylococcus saprophyticus.
Acute pyelonephritis caused by Escherichia coli.
Uncomplicated & complicated skin and soft tissue infections including abscesses, cellulitis, furuncles, impetigo, pyoderma, wound infections, due to Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, Proteus mirabilis or Enterococcus faecalis.
Dosage & Administration:
Acute sinusitis, 500 mg once daily for 10-14 days
Exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, 250-500 mg daily for 7 days
Community-acquired pneumonia, 500 mg once or twice daily for 7-14 days
Complicated urinary-tract infections and acute pyelonephritis, 250 mg daily for 7-10 days
Uncomplicated skin and soft-tissue infections, 500 mg once daily for 7-10 days
Complicated skin and soft-tissue infections, 750 mg once daily for 7-14 days
Loxin 500 Tablet: Each film coated tablet contains Levofloxacin Hemihydrate INN equivalent to Levofloxacin 500 mg.