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QUIXIN® solution is indicated for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis caused by susceptible strains of the following organisms:
Streptococcus (Groups C/F)
Streptococcus (Group G)
Viridans group streptococci*
Acinetobacter lwoffii *
*Efficacy for this organism was studied in fewer than 10 infections
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
DaysB 1 and 2
Instill one to two drops in the affected eye(s) every 2 hours while awake, up to 8 times per day.
Days 3 through 7
Instill one to two drops in the affected eye(s) every 4 hours while awake, up to 4 times per day.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
5 cc bottle filled with 5 mL sterile ophthalmic solution of levofloxacin, 0.5%.
QUIXIN® (levofloxacin ophthalmic solution) 0.5% is supplied in a white, low density polyethylene bottle with a controlled dropper tip and a tan, high density polyethylene cap.
5mL fill in a 5cc container ---NDC 68669-135-05
Store at 15° – 25°C (59° – 77°F)
Manufactured by: Santen Oy, P.O. Box 33, FIN-33721 Tampere, Finland Licensed from: Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan Revised: Nov 2014
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/19/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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