Generic Name and Formulations:
Levofloxacin (as hemihydrate) 0.5%; oph. soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.
Vistakon Pharmaceuticals, LLC
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.
Discontinue if superinfection or hypersensitivity occurs. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
May potentiate theophylline, caffeine, oral anticoagulants. May cause elevated serum creatinine with cyclosporine.
Transient decreased vision, ocular burning, pain or discomfort, fever, foreign body sensation, headache, pharyngitis, photophobia.