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Antibacterial agents of the quinolone group. Fluoroquinolones

Levofloxacin is a synthetic antibacterial agent from the fluoroquinolone group, the S-enantiomer of the racemic mixture of ofloxacin. As an antibiotic from the fluoroquinolone group, levofloxacin acts on the DNA-DNA gyrase complex and topoisomerase IV.

Inflammatory processes caused by bacteria sensitive to levofloxacin: pneumonia, complicated urinary tract infections (including pyelonephritis), skin and soft tissue infections, chronic bacterial prostatitis.

A sensitivity test must be performed before use.

The solution should be used within 3 hours after perforation of the vial.

The medicine is administered intravenously 1–2 times per day.

The dose depends on the infection type and severity.

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