Tarivid - an antibacterial agent.
Action tarivid antibiotic based on its constituent ofloxacin, which is part of a group of fluoroquinolone, inhibits bacteria such: aeromonads, branhamella kataralis, Brucella, Chlamydia, tsitrobakter, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacter, Escherichia coli, causative agent of chancroid (Haemophilus ducreyi) and Haemophilus influenzae , Helicobacter pylori, Klebsiella, Legionella, Mycoplasma, moraksella, meningococcus, Proteus, Staphylococcus, Yersinia, Shigella, Salmonella.
Tarivid of instruction prescribed for infections of the respiratory tract, nose, ear, throat, biliary tract, abdomen, urinary tract, urethra, kidney, prostate, and gynecological infections.
There are positive reviews of tarivid successfully applied in infections of the joints, bone, soft tissue, skin, septicemia.
There tarivid experience of patients who have lowered immune status.
Instructions tarivid - method of application
Tarivid administered only intravenously.
For patients with normal kidney function recommended dose is 400 mg antibiotic per day. Enter the drug twice a day with a break of 12 hours. Depending on the dosage can decrease or increase. Up to 600 mg recommended dosage increase tarivid antibiotic for patients diagnosed with a severe infection or are overweight.
Due to the fact that the body of ofloxacin excreted by the kidneys, the dose for patients who suffer from renal disease should be reduced.
Patients with liver disease is not recommended for more than 400 mg per day.
For elderly patients the antibiotic dosage adjustment is not required.
Side effects tarivid
Tarivid can cause abdominal pain, enterocolitis, anorexia, allergies, dizziness, insomnia, agitation, bloating, confusion, drowsiness, depression, appetite loss, tachycardia, hypotension, decreased pressure, myalgia, tendinitis, arthralgia, anemia, eosinophilia, agranulocytosis, pancytopenia.
There are reviews of tarivid confirming that at the injection site may occur phlebitis, redness, pain.
Antibiotic tarivid not be taken for epilepsy during pregnancy, breast-feeding, if you are allergic to ofloxacin and other quinolones.
The instructions tarivid stated that it is contraindicated in children under 18 years.
Patients with reduced seizure threshold, which may be associated with a traumatic brain injury, an inflammation of the central nervous system, stroke, should take tarivid with caution.