Lefoxin

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Lefoxin

  1. 1. 1st generation nalidixic acid 2nd generation Ciprofloxacin,Enoxacin,Ofloxacin, Lomefloxacin, Norfloxacin, 3rd generation 4th generation Levofloxacin,Gatifloxacin,gemiflox acin,grepafloxacin, Sparfloxacin, Trovafloxacin,Moxifloxacin
  2. 2. Dosage schedule of Lefoxin Type of infection Dosed every 24 Hours Duration (days) Nosocomial pneumonia 500mg 7-14 Community Acquired pneumonia 500mg 7-14 Acute bacterial sinusitis 500mg 10-14 Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis Complicated skin an skin structure infection (SSSI) Uncomplicated SSSI 500 mg 7 500mg 7-10 500mg 7-10 Chronic bacterial prostatitis 500mg 28 Complicated Urinary tract Infection or acute Pyelonephritis Uncomplicated Urinary tract Infection 250mg 10 250mg 3
  3. 3. Dosage schedule of Lefoxin Age Six months to younger than five years Comparator Drug dosage 22.5 mg per Kg amoxicillin/calvulanic acid (Augmentin) oral suspension twice daily9maximal dosage 875 mg per day Dosage 10 mg per Kg oral suspension twice daily (maximal dosage per day) Am Fam physician (2008) Mar 15;77(6):838-842
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