Levocin - Levocin is an antibiotic. It is used to treat certain bacterial infections of the nose, lungs, skin, genitals and bladder. Levocin belongs to a group of antibiotics called the quinolones.
Levocin tablet and IV infusion are indicated for treatment of adults (≥18 years) with mild, moderate and severe infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms in the following conditions: Acute bacterial sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, community-acquired pneumonia, typhoid and paratyphoid fever, uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections (mild to moderate) including abscesses, cellulitis, furuncles, impetigo, pyoderma, wound infections, chronic bacterial prostatitis, complicated and uncomplicated urinary tract infections (mild to moderate), acute pyelonephritis (mild to moderate), inhalational anthrax (post-exposure). Levocin tablet is also indicated for treatment of nosocomial pneumonia, complicated skin and skin structure infections.
Indications: bacterial infections
Levocin is a synthetic chemotherapeutic antibiotic of the fluoroquinolone drug class and is used to treat severe or life-threatening bacterial infections or bacterial infections which have failed to respond to other antibiotic classes. It is sold under various brand names, such as Levaquin and Tavanic, the most common. In form of ophthalmic solutions it is known as Oftaquix, Quixin and Iquix.