ATC Group: J01MA12 Levofloxacin

The World Health Organization's ATC classification organizes medical drugs based on therapeutic properties, chemical composition, and anatomy. It helps make essential medicines readily available globally and is widely used in the pharmaceutical industry.

Position of J01MA12 in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 J Antiinfectives for systemic use
2 J01 Antibacterials for systemic use
3 J01M Quinolone antibacterials
4 J01MA Fluoroquinolones
5 J01MA12 Levofloxacin

Defined daily dose

The DDD is the assumed average maintenance dose per day for a drug used for its main indication in adults. The DDD is a unit of measurement and does not necessarily reflect the recommended or Prescribed Daily Dose. Therapeutic doses for individual patients and patient groups will often differ from the DDD as they will be based on individual characteristics (such as age, weight, ethnic differences, type and severity of disease) and pharmacokinetic considerations.

Route Amount
ORAL - Oral 0.5 g
PAREN - Parenteral 0.5 g

Active ingredients in J01MA12

Active Ingredient Description

Levofloxacin is a synthetic antibacterial agent of the fluoroquinolone class. As a fluoroquinolone antibacterial agent, levofloxacin acts on the DNA – DNA-gyrase complex and topoisomerase IV.

Related product monographs

Title Information Source Document Type  
AMESOL Film-coated tablet Υπουργείο Υγείας (CY) MPI, EU: SmPC
LEVAQUIN Film-coated tablet FDA, National Drug Code (US) MPI, US: SPL/PLR
LEVOFLOXACIN Eye drops, solution Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
LEVOFLOXACIN Film-coated tablet Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
LEVOFLOXACIN Solution for infusion Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
QUINSAIR Nebuliser solution European Medicines Agency (EU) MPI, EU: SmPC
TAVANIC Film-coated tablet Health Products Regulatory Authority (IE) MPI, EU: SmPC

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