[Efficacy of levofloxacin 500 mg for middle ear diseases].

Takashi Kimitsuki, Takamasa Yoshida, Shizuo Komune

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Abstract

We examined the cases that prescribed levofloxacin (LVFX) 500mg for middle ear diseases in our hospital. LVFX 500mg was prescribed in 18 cases (7 male, 11 female, 24-81 years old). LVFX was mainly used for the following clinical conditions, 1) otitis media with granulation proliferation: 3 cases, 2) infection to an artificial materials : 5 cases, 3) treatment for or prevention against the inflammation of the inner ear: 4 cases. Three of eighteen cases were ineffective by LVFX treatment. Bacteriological examination indicated LVFX-resistant MRSA or Pseudomonas aeruginosa were isolated in these three cases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-48
Number of pages6
JournalFukuoka igaku zasshi = Hukuoka acta medica
Volume103
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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