Levofloxacin

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Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Levofloxacin before taking it.

Levofloxacin

What is Levofloxacin

LEVAQUIN® is a synthetic broad spectrum antibacterial agent for oral and intravenous administration.
To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of LEVAQUIN® (levofloxacin) and other antibacterial drugs, LEVAQUIN should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria. When culture and susceptibility information are available, they should be considered in selecting or modifying antibacterial therapy. In the absence of such data, local epidemiology and susceptibility patterns may contribute to the empiric selection of therapy.
LEVAQUIN Tablets/Injection are indicated for the treatment of adults (>/=18 years of age) with mild, moderate, and severe infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms in the conditions listed below. LEVAQUIN Injection is indicated when intravenous administration offers a route of administration advantageous to the patient (e.g., patient cannot tolerate an oral dosage form). Please see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION for specific recommendations.
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, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, or Moraxella catarrhalis.
Nosocomial pneumonia due to methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Serratia marcescens, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, or Streptococcus pneumoniae. Adjunctive therapy should be used as clinically indicated. Where Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a documented or presumptive pathogen, combination therapy with an anti-pseudomonal (beta)-lactam is recommended. (See CLINICAL STUDIES.)
Community-acquired pneumonia due to Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae (including penicillin-resistant strains, MIC value for penicillin >/=2 µg/mL), Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila, or Mycoplasma pneumoniae. (See CLINICAL STUDIES.)
Complicated skin and skin structure infections due to methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecalis, Streptococcus pyogenes, or Proteus mirabilis.
Uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections (mild to moderate) including abscesses, cellulitis, furuncles, impetigo, pyoderma, wound infections, due to Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes.
Chronic bacterial prostatitis due to Escherichia coli, Enterococcus faecalis, or Staphylococcus epidermidis.
Complicated urinary tract infections (mild to moderate) due to Enterococcus faecalis, Enterobacter cloacae, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus mirabilis, or Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Acute pyelonephritis (mild to moderate) caused by Escherichia coli.
Uncomplicated urinary tract infections (mild to moderate) due to Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, or Staphylococcus saprophyticus.
Appropriate culture and susceptibility tests should be performed before treatment in order to isolate and identify organisms causing the infection and to determine their susceptibility to Levofloxacin. Therapy with Levofloxacin may be initiated before results of these tests are known; once results become available, appropriate therapy should be selected.
As with other drugs in this class, some strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa may develop resistance fairly rapidly during treatment with Levofloxacin. Culture and susceptibility testing performed periodically during therapy will provide information about the continued susceptibility of the pathogens to the antimicrobial agent and also the possible emergence of bacterial resistance.
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Compare prices at online shops

infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Levofloxacin medicine in some well-known online stores.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
250 mg100 $305.77Canada, UK
500 mg100 $345.56Canada, UK
750 mg50 $408.42Canada, UK
250 mg100 $96.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK
500 mg100 $116.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
750 mg100 $311.85Australia, Canada, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
500 mg20 $48.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
250 mg100 $94.94Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, UK, USA
500 mg30 $38.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, UK, USA
500 mg10 $11.05Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
750 mg50 $125.45Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
500 mg100 $315.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, Singapore, UK, USA
250 mg90 $135.90Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
750 mg100 $315.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
250 mg100 $1.00USA
500 mg100 $1.00USA
750 mg100 $77.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
750 mg20 $35.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
250 mg100 $72.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
500 mg100 $76.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
750 mg100 $117.10Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA


Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
500 mg x 10's $1.19
AFLEVO tab 500 mg x 10's $1.19Positif (Afive)
Aflevo 500mg TAB / 10 $1.19
1 vial$4.95
Ifos 1000 mg Injection $4.95
Levogen NA Tablet $0.06Leeford Healthcare Ltd
LEVOGEN TABLET 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each) $0.65Leeford Healthcare Ltd
500 mg5 Tablet$0.48
LOTOR 500 Capsule/ Tablet / 500mg (5 units) $0.48Emcure Pharmaceuticals
Nislev IV 500 mg/100 mL x 1's $12.21
Nislev 500 mg x 1 x 10's $21.42
5 mg/ml10 ml$113.98Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
Wilovex 500 mg x 30's $36.60
Wilovex FC tab 500 mg 30's $1.40Hizon
Wilovex FC tab 750 mg 30's $1.78Hizon
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Levofloxacin - Frequently asked Questions

Can Levofloxacin be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

Can Levofloxacin be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Levofloxacin be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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Reviews

Following the study conducted by wDrugs.com on Levofloxacin, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Levofloxacin. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

Patient reports

One patient reported side effects

Does the Levofloxacin Have Any Side Effects?
Based on the survey report from users of wDrugs.com, about No side effects number of people suffered some side effect after consumption of Levofloxacin. All drugs have a portion of undesirable side effects. These effects could be irritations too insignificant for the patient to even notice. However, the side effects of drugs may be determined by several factors like severity of disease and conditions associated with individual patients. However, one of the biggest factors is the dosage consumed. The higher the quantity taken by an individual, the greater the healing effect and the corresponding side effect. All patients have their different intensity of side effects. Ensure you consult your health care provider immediately you notice an unusual side effect affect the consumption of Levofloxacin.
Patients%
No side effects1
100.0%

Two patients reported frequency of use

How often should I take Levofloxacin?
According to the survey, wDrugs.com reported that users of Levofloxacin should take Once in a day as the primarily recommended frequency. However, patients are advised to follow the dosage as prescribed by their physician religiously. To get the opinions of other patients on the ideal consumption frequency of the medicine, click here.
Patients%
Once in a day2
100.0%

Three patients reported doses

What is the specific doses you have used?
Levofloxacin May come in various doses. In most cases, antibiotics, antihypertensive, pain killers and anti-diabetic drugs available in different doses. Your doctor may prescribe any of the doses based on the severity of the patient's condition. According to our reports, users of wDrugs.com used the drugs in the following dosage percentage (Provide dosage percentage). Only a handful of drugs are made in a single or fixed dose. Regular health conditions like fever have similar doses. For instance [acetaminophen, 500mg] was used by the patients surveyed although it comes in different doses.
Patients%
201-500mg3
100.0%

One patient reported time for results

How long will I use Levofloxacin before I begin to notice the effect?
According to the report by users of wDrugs.com, about 1 day and a few days was the most common time duration among the participants, before they began to feel relief in their health conditions. It is noteworthy that you may not get the same result with other users within the same time frame. Several factors determine the timeframe; hence we implore you to consult your medical expert to get professional advice on how long you should expect to see improvement while consuming Levofloxacin. However, if you wish to get the response of other users on the time effectiveness of using Levofloxacin kindly click here
Patients%
1 day1
100.0%

One patient reported administration

When is the best condition to take Levofloxacin: Before or after food?
Based on the survey, the users of wDrugs.com voted that Levofloxacin is best taken at After food. It is however worthy of mention that this popular vote may not be an appropriate description for your particular health condition. See your doctor for professional medical advice as regards the best time to take this medicine. If you wish to see the views of other users on the best time to take the medicine, simply click here.
Patients%
After food1
100.0%

Two patients reported age

Patients%
> 602
100.0%

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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology