antibiotic

(redirected from levofloxacin)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to levofloxacin: ciprofloxacin, Azithromycin
See: drug
References in periodicals archive ?
0-[infinity]] were not within the bioequivalence acceptable range, the serum therapeutic concentration of levofloxacin will be severely affected in the presence of orange juice, ultimately affecting its bioavailability and therapeutic efficacy.
Wagner et al showed that the concentration of moxifloxacin in conjunctiva was greater than that of ciprofloxacin, gatifloxacin, ofloxacin, and levofloxacin.
Key Words: warfarin, levofloxacin, interaction, hemopericardium, and retroperitoneal bleeding
Gatifloxacin and temafloxacin have greater affinity, and thus greater hypoglycemic effect than other fluoroquinolones such as ciprofloxacin and levofloxacin.
Currently, levofloxacin is marketed under the trade names of Cravit in Japan and Levaquin in the US.
coli resistance rates to levofloxacin remained low across age groups, enterococcus resistance rates climbed with age.
Antacids containing magnesium or aluminum, as well as sucralfate, metal cations such as iron, and multivitamin preparations with zinc, or Videx (didanosine) chewable/buffered tablets or the pediatric powder for oral solution should be taken at least two hours before or two hours after levofloxacin administration.
Isolates were tested for antimicrobial susceptibility to ofloxacin (1995-1997) or levofloxacin and trovafloxacin (1998-1999) using the broth microdilution method, as recommended by the National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards (NCCLS) (7).
Santen Pharmaceutical said it is confident that the dispute will be resolved in its favor and it intends to defend the case vigorously and to continue with the plans to market ophthalmic compounds containing levofloxacin.
aeruginosa with mutations known to cause resistance, those strains missing genes for the efflux pumps were significantly less resistant to levofloxacin than strains with the normal amount of efflux pumps were, Lomovskaya says.
In two series of in vitro and preclinical studies, two iSPERSE formulations were evaluated: one containing levofloxacin, a potent fluoroquinolone antibiotic, and the other containing immunoglobulin G ((IgG), from Bovine serum), which was selected as a model antibody macromolecule.
QUINSAIRTM (levofloxacin inhalation solution) is a proprietary inhaled formulation of levofloxacin, a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, which is approved in the EU and Canada for the management of chronic pulmonary infections due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in adult patients with CF.