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Levofloxacin 500mg Film-coated Tablets – Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)


Levofloxacin 500mg Film-coated Tablets - Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
Levofloxacin 500mg Film-coated Tablets - Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)

Read this Medication Guide before you start taking levofloxacin and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. After a month or so I decided to see a chiro since I was still having the neck pain/headaches/pins and needles. Dr. Levofloxacin 500mg Film-coated Tablets is indicated in adults for the treatment of the following infections (see section 4.4 and 5.1): • Acute bacterial sinusitis• Acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis• Community-acquired pneumonia• Complicated skin and soft tissue infectionsFor the above-mentioned infections Levofloxacin 500mg Film-coated Tablets should be used only when it is considered inappropriate to use antibacterial agents that are commonly recommended for the initial treatment of these infections.• Pyelonephritis and complicated urinary tract infections (see section 4.4)• Chronic bacterial prostatitis• Uncomplicated cystitis (see section 4.4)• Inhalation Anthrax: post exposure prophylaxis and curative treatment (see section 4.4)Levofloxacin 500mg Film-coated Tablets may also be used to complete a course of therapy in patients who have shown improvement during initial treatment with intravenous levofloxacin.Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents. The risk of severe tendon disorders with fluoroquinolones is higher in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in patients taking corticosteroid drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants. Fluoroquinolones are associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture.