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Usual Dosing (Adults)

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION: The dose of AVELOX is 400 mg (orally or as an intravenous infusion) once every 24 hours.

For Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections, therapy should be initiated with the intravenous formulation. When switching from intravenous to oral dosage administration, no dosage adjustment is necessary. Patients whose therapy is started with AVELOX I.V. may be switched to AVELOX Tablets when clinically indicated at the discretion of the physician.

Infection Daily Dose Duration
Acute Bacterial Sinusitis 400 mg 10 days
Acute Bacterial Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis 400 mg 5 days
Community Acquired
400 mg 7-14 days
Uncomplicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections 400 mg 7 days
Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections 400 mg 7-21 days
Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections 400 mg 5-14 days

Renal Dosing

dialysis No adjustment necessary.


dialysis No specific guidelines available. Adjustment unlikely.


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