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Usual Adult Dose for:
- Gonococcal Infection - Uncomplicated
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Epididymitis - Non-Specific
Additional dosage information:
Usual Adult Dose for Gonococcal Infection - Uncomplicated
400 mg orally one time.
Usual Adult Dose for Urinary Tract Infection
Uncomplicated: 200 mg orally every 12 hours for 7 days.
Complicated: 400 mg orally every 12 hours for 14 days.
Usual Adult Dose for Prostatitis
400 mg orally every 12 hours for 14 to 30 days.
Usual Adult Dose for Pyelonephritis
400 mg orally every 12 hours for 14 days.
Usual Adult Dose for Epididymitis - Non-Specific
200 mg orally every 12 hours for 14 days.
Renal Dose Adjustments
CrCl<30 mL/min/1.73 m2: After a normal initial dose, one-half the recommended dose orally every 12 hours.
Enoxacin is poorly removed (<5%) by hemodialysis.
Enoxacin should be taken at least one hour before or at least two hours after a meal.
In patients being treated with enoxacin for gonococcal infections, doxycycline therapy is also recommended to treat potential coexisting chlamydial infections, unless the patient is pregnant.
Patients should be instructed to refer sex partner(s) for evaluation and treatment.
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