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*  Hospital-acquired pneumonia
cefepime, ceftazidime, imipenem, meropenem or piperacillin-tazobactam; plus ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, amikacin, gentamicin, ...
*  Levofloxacin
... may prolong the QT interval in some people, especially the elderly, and levofloxacin should not be used for people ... Levofloxacin is available in tablet form, injection, and oral solution. Package inserts mention that levofloxacin is to be ... Levofloxacin is a light-yellowish-white to yellow-white crystal or crystalline powder. Levofloxacin is a second-generation ... Levofloxacin at Curlie (based on DMOZ) U.S. National Library of Medicine: Drug Information Portal - Levofloxacin Pharmacy and ...
*  Quinolone antibiotic
In a study comparing the safety and efficacy of levofloxacin to that of azithromycin or ceftriaxone in 712 children with ... Two deaths were observed in the levofloxacin group, neither of which was thought to be treatment-related. Spontaneous reports ... An estimated 130,000 pediatric prescriptions for levofloxacin were filled on behalf of 112,000 pediatric patients during that ... October 2007). "Comparative safety profile of levofloxacin in 2523 children with a focus on four specific musculoskeletal ...
*  Thyroid disease in women
Levofloxacin does pass through breast milk. It is not likely to cause problems for the baby. In some cases, an underactive ...
*  Keratitis
Antibacterial solutions include levofloxacin, gatifloxacin, moxifloxacin, ofloxacin. It is unclear if steroid eye drops are ...
*  Clostridium butyricum
Levofloxacin) associated with opportunistic C. difficile infection. CBM 588 was approved for clinical use in humans by the ...
*  Clinical prediction rule
Community-Acquired Pneumonia Intervention Trial Assessing Levofloxacin". JAMA. 283 (6): 749-55. doi:10.1001/jama.283.6.749. ...
*  Solithromycin
September 2011 : Solithromycin demonstrated comparable efficacy to levofloxacin with reduced adverse events in Phase 2 trial in ... "Cempra antibiotic compound as effective, safer than levofloxacin". 15 Sep 2011. http://investor.cempra.com/releasedetail.cfm? ...
*  Substance-induced psychosis
Yasuda H, Yoshida A, Masuda Y, Fukayama M, Kita Y, Inamatsu T (March 1999). "[Levofloxacin-induced neurological adverse effects ... "Generalized seizure and toxic epidermal necrolysis following levofloxacin exposure". Ann Pharmacother. 39 (5): 953-5. doi: ...
*  Wilderness-acquired diarrhea
Alternatively, a single dose azithromycin or levofloxacin may be prescribed. If diarrhea persists despite therapy, travelers ... August 2007). "Azithromycin and loperamide are comparable to levofloxacin and loperamide for the treatment of traveler's ...
*  Ventilator-associated pneumonia
Appropriate antibiotics may include ceftriaxone, ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, or ampicillin/sulbactam. As of 2005, there is ...
*  Legionnaires' disease
The recommended treatment is 5-10 days of levofloxacin or 3-5 days of azithromycin, but in people who are immunocompromised, ... Current treatments of choice are the respiratory tract quinolones (levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, gemifloxacin) or newer ... levofloxacin) above the age of 18. Rifampicin can be used in combination with a quinolone or macrolide. It is uncertain whether ... macrolides (azithromycin, clarithromycin, roxithromycin). The antibiotics used most frequently have been levofloxacin, ...
*  Tuberculosis management
... levofloxacin, moxifloxacin (MXF); thioamides (WHO group 4): e.g. ethionamide, prothionamide cycloserine (WHO group 4) ...
*  Nemonoxacin
Efficacy and safety of nemonoxacin versus levofloxacin for community-acquired pneumonia. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 54:4098 ... and is more potent than levofloxacin or moxifloxacin. Guo, B; Wu, X; Zhang, Y; Shi, Y; Yu, J; Cao, G; Zhang, J (2012). "Safety ...
*  Eravacycline
The IGNITE 2 trial compared 7 days of IV eravacycline to IV levofloxacin with the option to convert patients in either group to ... Overall, eravacyline was inferior to levofloxacin in response rate (60.4 vs 66.9%); however it was noted that patients who ... Following the results of the IGNITE 2 study, in which eravacycline demonstrated inferiority to levofloxacin, tetraphase stocks ... and will then be eligible for transition to oral Levofloxacin. The primary endpoints are Proportion of Participants in the ...
*  Legionella pneumophila
Two studies support superiority of levofloxacin over macrolides, although not FDA approved. Madigan M; Martinko J (editors). ( ... Macrolides (azithromycin or clarithromycin) or fluoroquinolones (levofloxacin or moxifloxacin) are the standard treatment for ... Legionella pneumonia in humans, with levofloxacin being considered first line with increasing resistance to azithromycin. ...
*  Chronic bacterial prostatitis
"Levofloxacin and Its Effective Use in the Review Management of Bacterial Prostatitis" (PDF). Shoskes DA, Hakim L, Ghoniem G, ... In a review of multiple studies, Levofloxacin (Levaquin) was found to reach prostatic fluid concentrations 5.5 times higher ... levofloxacin), sulfas (Bactrim, Septra), doxycycline and macrolides (erythromycin, clarithromycin). This is particularly true ...
*  Chlamydia trachomatis
If treatment is necessary during pregnancy, levofloxacin, ofloxacin, and doxycycline are not prescribed. In the case of a ...
*  Helicobacter pylori
For the treatment of clarithromycin-resistant strains of H. pylori, the use of levofloxacin as part of the therapy has been ... Perna F, Zullo A, Ricci C, Hassan C, Morini S, Vaira D (November 2007). "Levofloxacin-based triple therapy for Helicobacter ...
*  Ofloxacin
In one study, 1534 juvenile patients (age 6 months to 16 years) treated with levofloxacin as part of three efficacy trials were ... Most of these adverse events were thought to be unrelated or doubtfully related to the levofloxacin. Two deaths were observed ... In a study comparing the safety and efficacy of levofloxacin to that of azithromycin or ceftriaxone in 712 children with ... Coban S, Ceydilek B, Ekiz F, Erden E, Soykan I (October 2005). "Levofloxacin-induced acute fulminant hepatic failure in a ...
*  Epididymitis
For cases caused by enteric organisms (such as E. coli), ofloxacin or levofloxacin are recommended. In children, ...
*  Sitafloxacin
The molecule was identified by Daiichi Sankyo Co., which brought ofloxacin and levofloxacin to the market. Sitafloxacin is ...
*  Boxed warning
Included were the popular drugs Cipro (ciprofloxacin), Levaquin (levofloxacin), Avelox (moxifloxacin), Noroxin (norfloxacin) ...
*  Treatment of infections after exposure to ionizing radiation
Levofloxacin has expanded Gram-positive coverage (penicillin-sensitive and penicillin-resistant S. pneumoniae) and expanded ... levofloxacin ], a fourth-generation cephalosporins [e.g. cefepime, ceftazidime ], or an aminoglycoside [i.e. gentamicin, ... or levofloxacin (a third-generation quinolone) +/- amoxicillin or vancomycin. Ciprofloxacin is effective against Gram-negative ...