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How Supplied


QUIXIN® solution is indicated for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis caused by susceptible strains of the following organisms:

Gram-positive Bacteria

Corynebacterium species*
Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Streptococcus pneumonia

(Groups C/F)
(Group G)
Viridans group streptococci*

Gram-negative Bacteria

Acinetobacter lwoffii *
Haemophilus influenzae
Serratia marcescens*

*Efficacy for this organism was studied in fewer than 10 infections


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%.

Storage Handling

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

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/19/2014

How Supplied

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