Lefamulin Acetate

What is Xenleta used for?

This medication is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.


Lefamulin Acetate


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Xenleta Frequently Asked Questions

Take this medication by mouth on an empty stomach (at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal) with a glass of water (6 to 8 ounces/180 to 240 milliliters) as directed by your doctor, usually twice daily (12 hours apart). The manufacturer directs not to split or crush the tablet before taking it. However, many similar drugs (immediate-release tablets) can be split or crushed. Follow your doctor's directions on how to take this medication. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.

For the best effect, take this antibiotic at evenly spaced times. To help you remember, take this medication at the same times every day.

Continue to take this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection.

Tell your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Xenleta Dosage and Form Information

600 Mg