Pregnancy: Contraindicated in pregnancy. Lactation: Contraindicated or not recommended. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to levofloxacin or ofloxacin tendon disorders epilepsy myasthenia gravis MRSA.
Indications Infections caused by pathogens sensitive to levofloxacin. See below under dosage.
GI upset raised liver enzymes tendon disorders (discontinue) insomnia headache dizziness anorexia dysgeusia dyspnoea arthralgia myalgia tinnitus asthenia
pyrexia reports of visual disturbances hepatic Injectionury severe skin disorders peripheral neuropathy (discontinue).
Precautions: Renal impairment G6PD deficiency porphyria. Risk of pseudomembranous colitis; consider if patient has persistent diarrhoea (discontinue). Avoid
strong UV light. Caution in patients with psychosis or a history of psychiatric disease. Risk of seizures. Risk of tendinitis and hepatic necrosis. Diabetes QT