Medicine details

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Generic NameLevofloxacin
Classes Antiinfective Agent
Topical Antiinfective Agent
Ophthalmic Preparation
Topical Agent
Diseases Anthrax
Infectious Disease
UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)
CompanyEdruc Ltd.

Drug Package Details

Strength500 mg
Storage Condition
Origin CountryBangladesh
Commercial Pack20
Price per pack280.00
Cost per pack246.40
Package unit10 tabs strip
Price per unit14.00
Cost per unit12.32


Levofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone that fights against bacteria by disabling their DNA replication. It is available as tablets, oral solution, intravenous and suspension.

Levofloxacin is used to treat the following infections-

  • Acute bacterial sinusitis
  • Acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease including bronchitis
  • Community-acquired pneumonia
  • Complicated skin and soft tissue infections
  • Acute pyelonephritis and complicated urinary tract infections
  • Inhalation Anthrax: postexposure prophylaxis and curative treatment

The usual dose of levofloxacin is 500mg & the duration can vary from 7-14 days but may increase depending upon the severity of the infection.

How to reconstitute suspension from powder:

The most commonly reported side effects are-

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Long QT syndrome
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty sleeping (insomnia)
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Tendonitis

Risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture is increased. This risk is further increased in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in patients taking corticosteroids, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants.


  • Known hypersensitivity to Levofloxacin or other quinolones.

Levofloxacin should not be taken with milk, antacids or mineral supplements.


Levofloxacin is contraindicated in-

  • Pregnancy & Lactation
  • Children under 18