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Xenleta - Overview

Xenleta is a medication prescribed for some adults with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. People who might need a Xenleta medication prescription can use Push Health to connect with a local medical provider who can prescribe Xenleta tablets, including Xenleta 600 mg tablets, when appropriate to do so.

What Is Xenleta Used For?

Xenleta, containing the active ingredient lefamulin, is a medication indicated for treating community-acquired bacterial pneumonia in people suspected to have an infection by a microbial agent susceptible to Xenleta. More specifically, Xenleta tablets are sometimes prescribed when the causative agent of the infection is thought to be a form of , Staphylococcus aureus, Haemophilus influenzae, Legionella pneumophila, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and Chlamydophila pneumoniae. Xenleta is thought to be both bactericidal and bacteriostatic, depending on the organism. Xenleta blocks protein synthesis by interfering with the peptidyl transferase center.

Xenleta - Dosage and Cost

Xenleta is available in both intravenous and oral formulations. When prescribed orally, Xenleta is sometimes prescribed as Xenleta 600 mg orally every 12 hours for five days. However, the ultimate Xenleta prescription regimen depends on the health needs of the patient and the judgement of the prescribing medical provider. Following oral administration, peak plasma levels of the active ingredient are typically reached within 120 minutes in healthy individuals. The elimination half life of Xenleta is approximately eight hours. Xenleta is excreted via the feces and, to a lesser extent, in the urine. Xenleta is very expensive, sometimes costing over $1,000 for ten Xenleta 600 mg tablets. For this reason, insurance is useful for paying for a Xenleta medication prescription and some insurance plans may cover the costs of a Xenleta prescription. For people paying out of pocket, Xenleta coupons can also be found online at times. Xenleta tablets should be taken before or after a meal as food intake can affect bioavailability.

Can I Buy Xenleta Online?

Xenleta is a prescription medication in the United States and, because of this, one cannot just buy Xenleta online or get Xenleta OTC (over the counter) from a pharmacy. Instead, the first step to getting Xenleta medication is getting a prescription from a licensed medical provider. People who need a Xenleta prescription can use Push Health to connect with a local medical provider who can prescribe Xenleta tablets when appropriate to do so.

Xenleta - Side Effects

Xenleta can cause side effects and concerns about using the medication should be discussed with one's medical provider and pharmacist before using the medication. Side effects that may results from Xenleta use include nausea, vomiting, headache, insomnia, and liver enzyme elevations. Because of this last concern, Xenleta should be used cautiously in people with liver problems. Xenleta should generally not be used by pregnant women. Xenleta can cause QT prolongation. Xenleta and alcohol should not be used together. People with a hypersensitivity to Xenleta or ingredients in the formulation should not use Xenleta medication.

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Last updated July 22, 2020. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions.