What is bredelin?

Bredelin® is the trademark of a synthetically manufactured medicine that uses levofloxacin as its active principle , a chemical compound belonging to the line of broad-spectrum antibiotic medicines with an effect on infections caused by bacteria in the body .

To highlight: This pharmaceutical product is produced by the company named LABORATORIOS SENOSIAIN, SA de CV (1)

What is bredelin used for?

  • Thanks to the mechanism of action of its active principle (antibiotic), bredelin® is a fluoroquinolone bactericidal agent that inhibits topoisomerase IV and bacterial DNA-gyrase, thus eliminating pathogenic microorganisms. 
  • It is used to treat: 

Dosage and routes of administration of bredelin

Presentations of bredelin® are boxed with tablets, containing levofloxacin hemihydrate equivalent to 500 mg and 750 mg levofloxacin, and injectable solution containing levofloxacin hemihydrate, equivalent to 500 mg levofloxacin. The route of administration of this medication is oral or intravenous depending on the presentation to be used and the dosage as a reference may be as follows:

  • Tablets: The usual dose is 500 mg to 750 mg every 24 hours, but it must be taken into consideration that the adjusted dose will depend on the judgment of the treating physician as well as the duration of treatment.
  • Injectable solution: Intravenous dose in continuous infusion of 250 mg for 30 minutes and 60 minutes with 500 mg, depending on the severity of the pathology and the medical diagnosis.

bredelin side effects

Therapeutic treatment with bredelin® may cause, in a certain patient population , some of the following adverse effects:

  • Possible occurrence of allergic reactions due to patient contact with any component of the formula.
  • Itching, urticaria and erythema. 
  • Anorexia, vomiting , abdominal pain , dyspepsia, and bloody diarrhea .
  • Headache , vertigo, drowsiness, insomnia .
  • Asthenia, fungal overgrowth, and proliferation of other resistant microorganisms.
  • bronchospasm and dyspnea
  • Pseudomembranous colitis, depression disorders , anxiety , hallucinations .
  • Paresthesia, tremor, agitation, confusion, seizures, photosensitivity.
  • Risk of tachycardia and hypotension. 
  • Arthralgia, myalgia, tendonitis and muscle weakness.
  • Hepatitis and acute renal failure. 
  • Allergic pneumonitis and fever . 

Important: If the patient observes any of these symptoms during treatment with this drug, please discontinue use and notify your doctor .

Contraindications and warnings of bredelin

The use of bredelin® is contraindicated in any of the following cases:

  • Patient hypersensitivity to any of the chemical components of the formula.
  • Patients with epilepsy.
  • Children in the growth stage.
  • During the pregnancy period.
  • During breastfeeding .

You should know: Before starting treatment with this drug, the patient must provide his doctor with all the information related to his health history .

Avoid if you have:

  • History of hypersensitivity to levofloxacin or fluoroquinolones.
  • History of tendon injury related to the administration of fluoroquinolones.


  • Pharmaceutical products such as bredelin®, must be administered with prescription or medical prescription.
  • Follow your doctor’s instructions while using this drug.
  • Do not exceed the indicated dose without the corresponding medical authorization.
  • It must be taken into account that the patient must indicate if he is being medicated for other pathologies, before taking this medication.
  • Keep this product out of the reach of children.
  • Do not administer this drug in combination with drinks containing alcohol.

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