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QUIXIN
Ocular infections
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Drug Name:

QUIXIN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Levofloxacin (as hemihydrate) 0.5%; oph. soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Vistakon Pharmaceuticals, LLC

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for QUIXIN:

Susceptible bacterial conjunctivitis.

Adults and Children:

<1yr: not recommended. ≥1yr: 1–2 drops in affected eye(s) every 2 hours while awake (max 8 times/day) on days 1 and 2, then 1–2 drops every 4 hours while awake (max 4 times/day) on days 3–7.

Warnings/Precautions:

Discontinue if superinfection or hypersensitivity occurs. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

May potentiate theophylline, caffeine, oral anticoagulants. May cause elevated serum creatinine with cyclosporine.

Pharmacological Class:

Quinolone.

Adverse Reactions:

Transient decreased vision, ocular burning, pain or discomfort, fever, foreign body sensation, headache, pharyngitis, photophobia.

How Supplied:

Soln—5mL

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