Levofloxacin Ophthalmic Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Bacterial Conjunctivitis

levofloxacin ophthalmic 0.5% solution:
Day 1 through 2: Instill 1 to 2 drops into the affected eye(s) every 2 hours while awake, up to 8 times per day.
Day 3 through 7: Instill 1 to 2 drops into the affected eye(s) every 4 hours while awake, up to 4 times per day.

levofloxacin ophthalmic 1.5% solution:
Days 1 through 3: Instill 1 to 2 drops into the affected eye(s) every 30 minutes to 2 hours while awake and approximately 4 and 6 hours after retiring.
Day 4 through treatment completion: Instill 1 to 2 drops into the affected eye(s) every 1 to 4 hours while awake.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Bacterial Conjunctivitis

levofloxacin ophthalmic 0.5% solution
1 year and older:
Day 1 through 2: Instill 1 to 2 drops into the affected eye(s) every 2 hours while awake, up to 8 times per day.
Day 3 through 7: Instill 1 to 2 drops into the affected eye(s) every 4 hours while awake, up to 4 times per day.

levofloxacin ophthalmic 1.5% solution:
2 years and older:
Days 1 through 3: Instill 1 to 2 drops into the affected eye(s) every 30 minutes to 2 hours while awake and approximately 4 and 6 hours after retiring.
Day 4 through treatment completion: Instill 1 to 2 drops into the affected eye(s) every 1 to 4 hours while awake.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Do not wear contact lenses during treatment.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Less than 1 year: Safety and efficacy have not been established.

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