Application Information

This drug has been submitted to the FDA under the reference 020634/001.

Names and composition

"LEVAQUIN" is the commercial name of a drug composed of LEVOFLOXACIN.

Forms

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Answered questions

Levaquin treats what?
what treatment is levaquin for Asked by Eartha Sharman 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN Kills Bacteria that Cause Common Infections LEVAQUIN is a broad-spectrum quinolone antibiotic used to treat lung, sinus, skin, and urinary tract infections caused by certain germs called bacteria. If you have one of these kinds of infections, your healthcare professional may have chosen to prescribe LEVAQUIN to treat your infection. LEVAQUIN kills many of the types of bacteria that can infect the lungs, sinuses, skin, and urinary tract and has been shown in a large number of clinical trials to be safe and effective for the treatment of bacterial infections. I am currently taking for a sinus infection and the post nasa drip going into my lungs. It is one of the most potent antibiotics out there. Answered by Shala Sexauer 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN is a quinolone antibiotic used in adults as a lung, sinus, skin, and urinary tract infection treatment when such infections are caused by certain bacteria. LEVAQUIN kills many of the types of bacteria that can infect the lungs, sinuses, skin, and urinary tract and has been shown in a large number of clinical trials to be safe and effective for the treatment of many bacterial infections Answered by Gabriele Hodo 2 years ago.


Levaquin??
anyone ever take it? how long does it take to work and how long before it stops sinus infection?? side effects?? Asked by Laurence Pettingill 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a fluroquinolone antibiotic. First it depends on what is causing the sinus infection. It could be viral or bacterial. If caused by a bacteria then Levaquin is a good choice. Levaquin must be taken seperate by 2 hrs either side of any milk, butter,cheese, multivitamins or antacids (Tums, Maalox, or Mylanta). This can bind the medication reducing the efficacy by up to 50%. Since antibiotics don't actually fight off the infection, it just aids your body in doing so, your body needs to be hydrated (to break up mucus in the sinus cavaties) in order to work. Mostly 2-3 days should start to work and fully resolve in 10 to 14 days. Side effects include dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, rash (if allergic), possible heart arrythmias (if taken with certain other drugs), and increased likelyhood of sunburn. Hope you feel better Answered by Norman Urtado 2 years ago.

Levaquin Sinus Infection Answered by Andre Kissinger 2 years ago.

This is a very common antibiotic. You should see results in a day or two depending on how severe the infection. I never had side effects from it, but they should be listed on a paper from the pharmacy when you filled the script. Answered by Aubrey Gettel 2 years ago.

It takes 3-5 days to work.For complete recovery it depends on the severity of infection but usually it takes up to 7 days for complete recovery. Not worth mentioning side effects and varies case to case.and usually its a safe group of antibiotics. Answered by Angelyn Vakil 2 years ago.

I was on Levaquin last year. I didn't have that kind of problem. It was just a problem with my other medications. I am on Septra its an antibiotic for a sinus infection. I never heard of Levaquin doing that before. That's strange. I hope you can get some answers about it. talk to your pharmcy about it. they can help you. You probably have a reaction to the medicine. Talk to your doctor too. Answered by Refugio Orouke 2 years ago.


Levaquin??
I was perscribed levaquin for a Urinary Tract Infection (because of increased white blood cells) so she has perscibed 250mg of Levaquin once a day for three days. I was wondering if anyone had any serious complications from the medicine. I suffer from anxiety and i'm really anxious to take it because of all the... Asked by Bertram Sanz 2 years ago.

I was perscribed levaquin for a Urinary Tract Infection (because of increased white blood cells) so she has perscibed 250mg of Levaquin once a day for three days. I was wondering if anyone had any serious complications from the medicine. I suffer from anxiety and i'm really anxious to take it because of all the horro stories I have heard people talk about. Answered by Sadie Grandin 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a great antibiotic. Take the med and get your infection taken care of. If you don't treat the infection it can spread to your kidneys or blood stream and put you in the hospital. We use Levaquin all the time at the nursing home I work at and if the elderly can tolerate it well you should do great with it. Stop worrying and tak your first dose. Answered by Letitia Counceller 2 years ago.

Hey! I was prescribed Levaquin on Monday for a UTI also (I rather have zit on my face rather than this pain) but anyway I got 20 pills of 500mg. However, I have had a sore throat since the end of May so it is acting dually. I still have a UTI and I have taken 3 500mg pills. No serious complications other than the fact that I lose my appetite and feel tired and weak. I am also on Pyridium and this stuff sucks more than Levaquin. Nausea, headache, and fatigue are my main side effects. Anyway, just take Levaquin because you aren't really on it for an extended time. Just drinks tons of water with it because I don't know what those crystals are but I don't like the sound of those coming out of me. Best of luck. Just know I am suffering right along you. Answered by Kaley Leroy 2 years ago.


What are the side effects of levaquin? PLEASE ANSWER!?
i took levaquin on friday and on that day i felt depression, my stomach was hurting (probably cause i barely ate on thursday and friday) and today i feel nervous and anxious and i am kind of cold, even though its like 80 something degrees here, but i didnt take the pill today so i want to know how long levaquin... Asked by Lorie Jochim 2 years ago.

i took levaquin on friday and on that day i felt depression, my stomach was hurting (probably cause i barely ate on thursday and friday) and today i feel nervous and anxious and i am kind of cold, even though its like 80 something degrees here, but i didnt take the pill today so i want to know how long levaquin side effects persist and i also what to know what to look out for. 1. how long does it take for the side effects to go away? 2. what symptoms should i be worried about, like which ones are the ones i should call my doctor for if i have them? Answered by Angla Laware 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN [levofloxacin], is a third generation Fluoroquinolone. It is a very potent antibiotic. It is more potent than the 2nd generation CIPRO. It is associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture [This adverse reaction most frequently involves the Achilles tendon, and rupture of the Achilles tendon may require surgical repair. Tendinitis and tendon rupture in the rotator cuff (the shoulder), the hand, the biceps, the thumb, and other tendon sites have also been reported. The risk of developing fluoroquinolone-associated tendinitis and tendon rupture is further increased in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in those taking corticosteroid drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants. Factors, in addition to age and corticosteroid use, that may independently increase the risk of tendon rupture include strenuous physical activity, renal failure, and previous tendon disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis. Tendinitis and tendon rupture have been reported in patients taking fluoroquinolones who do not have the above risk factors. Tendon rupture can occur during or after completion of therapy; cases occurring up to several months after completion of therapy have been reported.] in all ages. This risk is further increased if you thake a maximum dose or in older patients with diminish renal function. LEVAQUIN should be discontinued if U experience pain, swelling, inflammation or rupture of a tendon or Neurologic Adverse Effects (e.g., dizziness, depression, lightheadedness). 750 mg is the maximum dose for a lean & thin person of 17 years. In this case 250 mg or 500 mg is enough. For all side effects pl see the following link: Answered by Migdalia Machey 2 years ago.

Tori : If the drugs is inflicting soreness, i could quit taking the drugs and once you get returned on your homeplace, i could attempt to get into the well-known practitioner as at as quickly as as achievable. you will desire to be careful going off of drugs with the aid of fact warning signs can come back worse than formerly. it quite is quite your call. you will desire to weigh the pro's and con's of the drugs formerly doing some thing extravagant, like quitting the drugs. Is there a doctor contained in the area of your region ? shop me stated of your project. i'm hoping each and every little thing is going ok. Answered by Tracy Monk 2 years ago.

my shoulders,arms.and calfs cause me pain Answered by Billie Omernik 2 years ago.


I have been taking 500mg of Levaquin for eight days with no relief of Pneumonia. What do you suggest?
Asked by Dottie Merdian 2 years ago.

Just a thought - Levaquin is a good antibiotic used for many different types of pneumonia. Its effectiveness can be adversely affected if you take other drugs. These drug interactions can cause the Levaquin to be less effective. That could be the reason the drug has not helped you. According to the manufacturer, the following may happen: While the chelation by divalent cations is less marked than with other quinolones, concurrent administration of LEVAQUIN Tablets with antacids containing magnesium, or aluminum, as well as sucralfate, metal cations such as iron, and multivitamin preparations with zinc may interfere with the gastrointestinal absorption of levofloxacin, resulting in systemic levels considerably lower than desired. Tablets with antacids containing magnesium, aluminum, as well as sucralfate, metal cations such as iron, and multivitamins preparations with zinc or Videx® (didanosine) may substantially interfere with the gastrointestinal absorption of levofloxacin, resulting in systemic levels considerably lower than desired. These agents should be taken at least two hours before or two hours after levofloxacin administration. If you have not taken any of these medications, then a trip to your doctor for follow up may be in order. The oral dosage of Levaquin can be 750mg if the doctor thinks you need a stronger dose, or Avelox® is another very effective antibiotic for pneumonia. According to Bayer, Avelox® (moxifloxacin HCl) 400mg sequential intravenous to oral monotherapy given once a day is as effective as the potent combination of high-dose ceftriaxone plus high-dose levofloxacin in hospitalised patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) according to new data presented at the 16th Annual Congress of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) in Munich, Germany. Answered by Jona Wrinn 2 years ago.

You are probably taking a 10 day dose pack correct? And, remember that levaquin is the strongest antibiotic in pill form- next would be intravenous antibiotics. You could have viral pneumonia, which is harder to cure than bacterial pneumonia. It also takes a long time to get better. When I had pneumonia I was sick for 5 weeks. Be patient, take lots of rest, and follow up with your doctor!!! You may need another chest x-ray to see if the pneumonia spread to a different lobe or another lobe in your lung. Answered by Margorie Scigliano 2 years ago.

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I would take a prebiotic (stabilized allicin(from garlic) - bacteria/virus killer) and probiotic (good bacteria for the gut/immune system enhanser). This would tackle bacterial or viral pneumonia. Answered by Kirsten Spraque 2 years ago.

Go back to the doctor Answered by Rachael Versaw 2 years ago.

This is about your health... Why do you ask a bunch of strangers you know nothing about. Pneumonia is serious business Answered by Sanford Wrotten 2 years ago.

yeh start smoking weed, and get baked, and take speed Answered by Rosio Orte 2 years ago.


What is Levaquin used for?
Yes, "Goin on a Cruise", I have heard of Google and if I could get it on my computer, I wouldn't have to ask for info. I have tried for 5 days to get Google and am now waiting for the tel. co. to help me. Meanwhile, I need an answer about this pill. Thanks for your smart info. Asked by Camelia Marano 2 years ago.

Levaquin is an antibiotic that belongs to the class called fluoroquinolones. It CAN be used for certain bacterial respiratory infections like pneumonia but it's not used to treat infections ONLY in one body system. It's used to treat bacterial infections caused by bacteria that are susceptible to it and these bacteria can infect more than one body system. Instead of thinking "respiratory disease", think respiratory infection. Emphysema is a respiratory disease but it isn't an infection and Levaquin isn't used to treat it. Levaquin can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, bacterial skin infections, urinary tract infections, kidney infections and prostate infections. If you don't know what it's for, you shouldn't have it or use it because it may not have been prescribed for you. Destroy the tablet. Answered by Althea Pfoutz 2 years ago.

Levaquin does no longer have bromocriptine in it. It is without doubt one of the more recent antibiotics used to regard urinary form infections. It can purpose nausea - taking it with meals would possibly aid. Try to conclude all the dosing prescribed or your signs is also again in a couple of days. If you begin vomiting the med again up in a while after taking it, then it's time to name your health care professional and he's going to prescribe some thing else. Answered by Norman Feltenberger 2 years ago.

I'm sorry to answer your question with a question but really, have you never heard of Google search? Answered by Bernie Revera 2 years ago.

Leviquin can and DOES kill people. Search "Fluoquinolone Toxicity". DO NOT EVER take this medication ! Answered by Catharine Harton 2 years ago.

It's an antibiotic. Answered by Lasandra Banda 2 years ago.


Levaquin side effects.?
I am currently taking this antibiotic and am wondering what side effects are common. I am dizzy and vomiting. Don't know if that is normal or not or if I should consult my doctor. Asked by Cleo Willi 2 years ago.

Did you read the list of side effects that come with your prescription??? If you are dizzy and vomiting why are you on a computer asking strangers what to do? Call your doctor Answered by Deana Geralds 2 years ago.

I take levaquin and i don't have those side affects..some antibiotics are good for some but not for all.it sounds like you might be a little allergic to it..I would call the Dr. Answered by Blanche Ceconi 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a highly effective antibiotic but it will make you sick as a dog. If you are feeling too bad, ask your doctor for another script such as keflex. Answered by Karla Weigelt 2 years ago.

Tori : If the medication is causing pain, I would stop taking the medication and when you get back to your homeplace, I would try to get into the doctor as quickly as possible. You must be careful going off of medication because symptoms can come back worse than before. It's really your call. You must weigh the pro's and con's of the medication before doing something extravagant, like quitting the medication. Is there a doctor in the vicinity of your location ? Keep me informed of your situation. I hope everything goes ok. Answered by Janee Dellbringge 2 years ago.

those are less serious side effects and you should continue taking it. You should also consult with your physician about these side effects, especially if they get bothersome. Answered by Vonnie Droney 2 years ago.


Levaquin 250mg For 3 days...?
This was perscirbed for a UTI Asked by Melany Stchur 2 years ago.

Levaquin 250mg for three days is a usual dose for uncomplicated UTI. Usually doctors give Bactrim (Septra) for that, but it is hard on the stomach. Also people allergic to sulfas cannot use Bactrim. A cannot tell you if you are going to have side effects or not since every person is different . These are the usual recommendations: Take exactly as directed; at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after antacids or other drug products containing calcium, iron, or zinc. Take entire prescription even if feeling better. Maintain adequate hydration (2-3 L/day of fluids) unless advised by prescriber to restrict fluid intake. May cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or confusion (use caution when driving or engaging in tasks that require alertness until response to drug is known); nausea or vomiting (small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking lozenges, or chewing gum may help); or photosensitivity (use sunscreen, wear protective clothing and eyewear, and avoid direct sunlight). Discontinue use immediately and report to prescriber if inflammation, tendon pain, or allergic reaction occurs (itching urticaria, respiratory difficulty, facial edema, difficulty swallowing, loss of consciousness, tingling, chest pain, palpitations). Report persistent diarrhea or constipation; signs of infection (unusual fever or chills); vaginal itching or foul-smelling vaginal discharge; or easy bruising or bleeding. Hope this helps! Answered by Samatha Beddoe 2 years ago.

It's early in the day, and I haven't had my coffee yet, but I can't think of any clinical circumstance in which that's a normal dose. It's a powerful and specialized antibiotic, so I'd suggest using something more mundane for, say, a bladder infection, and for anything more serious that requires levofloxacin, you should use a full dose for a full course. Half-measures just lead to antibiotic resistance, and the fluoroquinolones are among the worst about rapid development of resistance. Answered by Jill Daigneault 2 years ago.

It is an antibiotic used to fight off infections. Take it as directed by your doctor. The link below will give you complete information on the drug. Answered by Sommer Reeser 2 years ago.


Side effects from levaquin or other antibiotics?
I recently just got off levaquin, and I wanted to know what specific side effects you had, along with how long they lasted after you took the medication...thank you for your help!! I am feeling like my neck is stiff when I turn to the right.... Asked by Kathlene Bailard 2 years ago.

Levaquin is the brand drug that contains levofloxacin which is a fluoroquinolone anti-infective drug. NOT an antibiotic drug. The fluoroquinolones are chemically related to an older antibacterial called nalidix acid. Levaquin is used on organisms that traditional antibiotics don't work on. Side effects that can occur from either drug are many, including headaches, dry mouth, constipation, upset stomach, etc. etc. etc. although muscle stiffness is not mentioned. swelling is. I don't think your sore neck is related to your medication. If it continues or worsens you should see your Dr. Answered by Eve Beto 2 years ago.

Nausea is an ordinary section result to any drugs. some thing new is on your physique that your hypothalamus is registering. It purely is familiar with that some thing would desire to have been eaten to place it there. so which you get nausea and diarrhea. Chest discomfort would desire to be from the coughing and your an infection. Muscle discomfort is likewise an ordinary grievance. The melancholy is possibly considering you experience crappy from coughing, muscle discomfort, and in all danger much less restful sleep. i anticipate you recommend a prevalent malaise once you're saying drained existence rigidity. it is known once you're ill. i don't be responsive to what you study that informed you approximately those indications and quitting. Like tink reported in case you have a historic previous of muscle or joint ailment, or reactions to antibiotics, then i could evaluate retaining off temporarily and contact your well being care provider asap. yet do not purely stop your self. Antibiotics got here approximately for sure. they are component to the organic international. We merely made some advancements. the only different organic element you're able to do is guard a healthful eating regimen, wash your hands, and get some relax. Answered by Susannah Coble 2 years ago.

Antibiotics Examples amoxicillin (Amoxil, Larotid, Trimox) amoxicillin-clavulanate (Augmentin, Augmentin XR) ampicillin (Marcillin, Principen) azithromycin (Zithromax) cefaclor (Ceclor) cefdinir (Omnicef) cefpodoxime proxetil (Banan, Vantin) cefprozil (Cefzil) cefuroxime axetil (Ceftin) clarithromycin (Biaxin, Biaxin XL) gatifloxacin (Tequin) levofloxacin (Levaquin) loracarbef (Lorabid) moxifloxacin hydrochloride (Avelox) telithromycin (Ketek) trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra) Antibiotics can be taken orally, intravenously (IV), or by inhaling them through a nose spray. Also, an extended-release dose of amoxicillin-clavulanate is now available. How It Works Antibiotics kill or prevent the growth of bacteria that cause some sinus infections. Antibiotics are usually prescribed for 7 to 10 days. A different antibiotic may be needed if your condition does not begin to improve within 7 days. Why It Is Used Antibiotics may be needed when symptoms of sinusitis do not respond to home treatment, symptoms are severe, or complications (such as pus forming in sinus cavities) develop. How Well It Works Antibiotic treatment of sinusitis is generally safe and very effective. Most people recover completely when they are treated with antibiotics. A 10-day course of the appropriate antibiotic at the proper dosage cures sinusitis caused by bacterial infection about 90% of the time.2 If a particular antibiotic is not effective at eliminating the bacteria, or if you do not take it long enough, the infection is likely to return. Taking the antibiotic at a lower dose for 4 to 6 weeks after the infection clears up may keep the infection from returning. Not all doctors agree that prolonged treatment helps, and there is concern that it can lead to the development of bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. Side Effects The risk of side effects may be greater with certain antibiotics. Common but mild side effects include: A bad taste in the mouth. Upset stomach. Mild to severe diarrhea. Vaginal yeast infection. Telithromycin also may cause temporary nausea, headache, dizziness, or vomiting. Diarrhea and vaginal yeast infections may occur when antibiotics destroy some of the normal and necessary bacteria that live in the body. Eating yogurt may help prevent some of these side effects. Rare and sometimes serious side effects of antibiotics include: Allergic reactions. Prolonged diarrhea. Contact your health professional if you develop diarrhea while taking an antibiotic. For more information on this side effect, see diarrhea caused by antibiotics. Inflammation or infection of the small or large intestine (enterocolitis). See Drug Reference for a full list of side effects. (Drug Reference is not available in all systems.) Answered by Jina Oczon 2 years ago.

i don't know how long you were on it but usually only 5 days if you was on it longer ask your pharmacist about it. Answered by Mercy Bettner 2 years ago.


Strep Throat/Levaquin?
My doctor prescribed me levaquin for strep throat. I have now been on the the antibiotic for 48 hours and my throat is still killing me, my tonsils are swollen and white still. Is this normal? How long does this stuff usually take to start working? Asked by Rosamond Badger 2 years ago.

You have been taking Levaquin for 48 hours and unfortunately that is not enough time to see any difference. You will have to wait at least 4 to 7 days to notice any change and even if it is at a high dosage it will take that long to get into the system. Some people do not notice any results for 7 to 10 days. Please give it a little more time but do not hesitate to go to the ER or call the doctor if your systems get worse. I have taken Levaquin numerous of times for infections and it is a very good antibiotic. Answered by Adriane Denmon 2 years ago.


Levaquin treats what?
what treatment is levaquin for Asked by An Mehler 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN Kills Bacteria that Cause Common Infections LEVAQUIN is a broad-spectrum quinolone antibiotic used to treat lung, sinus, skin, and urinary tract infections caused by certain germs called bacteria. If you have one of these kinds of infections, your healthcare professional may have chosen to prescribe LEVAQUIN to treat your infection. LEVAQUIN kills many of the types of bacteria that can infect the lungs, sinuses, skin, and urinary tract and has been shown in a large number of clinical trials to be safe and effective for the treatment of bacterial infections. I am currently taking for a sinus infection and the post nasa drip going into my lungs. It is one of the most potent antibiotics out there. Answered by Astrid Amaker 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN is a quinolone antibiotic used in adults as a lung, sinus, skin, and urinary tract infection treatment when such infections are caused by certain bacteria. LEVAQUIN kills many of the types of bacteria that can infect the lungs, sinuses, skin, and urinary tract and has been shown in a large number of clinical trials to be safe and effective for the treatment of many bacterial infections Answered by Roberta Isabelle 2 years ago.


Levaquin??
anyone ever take it? how long does it take to work and how long before it stops sinus infection?? side effects?? Asked by Marquita Luck 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a fluroquinolone antibiotic. First it depends on what is causing the sinus infection. It could be viral or bacterial. If caused by a bacteria then Levaquin is a good choice. Levaquin must be taken seperate by 2 hrs either side of any milk, butter,cheese, multivitamins or antacids (Tums, Maalox, or Mylanta). This can bind the medication reducing the efficacy by up to 50%. Since antibiotics don't actually fight off the infection, it just aids your body in doing so, your body needs to be hydrated (to break up mucus in the sinus cavaties) in order to work. Mostly 2-3 days should start to work and fully resolve in 10 to 14 days. Side effects include dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, rash (if allergic), possible heart arrythmias (if taken with certain other drugs), and increased likelyhood of sunburn. Hope you feel better Answered by Nguyet Woolery 2 years ago.

Levaquin Sinus Infection Answered by Tama Martillo 2 years ago.

This is a very common antibiotic. You should see results in a day or two depending on how severe the infection. I never had side effects from it, but they should be listed on a paper from the pharmacy when you filled the script. Answered by Jordan Mosebach 2 years ago.

It takes 3-5 days to work.For complete recovery it depends on the severity of infection but usually it takes up to 7 days for complete recovery. Not worth mentioning side effects and varies case to case.and usually its a safe group of antibiotics. Answered by Coretta Hermon 2 years ago.

I was on Levaquin last year. I didn't have that kind of problem. It was just a problem with my other medications. I am on Septra its an antibiotic for a sinus infection. I never heard of Levaquin doing that before. That's strange. I hope you can get some answers about it. talk to your pharmcy about it. they can help you. You probably have a reaction to the medicine. Talk to your doctor too. Answered by Pat Raleigh 2 years ago.


Levaquin??
I was perscribed levaquin for a Urinary Tract Infection (because of increased white blood cells) so she has perscibed 250mg of Levaquin once a day for three days. I was wondering if anyone had any serious complications from the medicine. I suffer from anxiety and i'm really anxious to take it because of all the... Asked by Maryam Behmer 2 years ago.

I was perscribed levaquin for a Urinary Tract Infection (because of increased white blood cells) so she has perscibed 250mg of Levaquin once a day for three days. I was wondering if anyone had any serious complications from the medicine. I suffer from anxiety and i'm really anxious to take it because of all the horro stories I have heard people talk about. Answered by Stormy Ciotta 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a great antibiotic. Take the med and get your infection taken care of. If you don't treat the infection it can spread to your kidneys or blood stream and put you in the hospital. We use Levaquin all the time at the nursing home I work at and if the elderly can tolerate it well you should do great with it. Stop worrying and tak your first dose. Answered by Shanti Ditton 2 years ago.

Hey! I was prescribed Levaquin on Monday for a UTI also (I rather have zit on my face rather than this pain) but anyway I got 20 pills of 500mg. However, I have had a sore throat since the end of May so it is acting dually. I still have a UTI and I have taken 3 500mg pills. No serious complications other than the fact that I lose my appetite and feel tired and weak. I am also on Pyridium and this stuff sucks more than Levaquin. Nausea, headache, and fatigue are my main side effects. Anyway, just take Levaquin because you aren't really on it for an extended time. Just drinks tons of water with it because I don't know what those crystals are but I don't like the sound of those coming out of me. Best of luck. Just know I am suffering right along you. Answered by Emil Applebee 2 years ago.


What are the side effects of levaquin? PLEASE ANSWER!?
i took levaquin on friday and on that day i felt depression, my stomach was hurting (probably cause i barely ate on thursday and friday) and today i feel nervous and anxious and i am kind of cold, even though its like 80 something degrees here, but i didnt take the pill today so i want to know how long levaquin... Asked by Merrilee Bergeron 2 years ago.

i took levaquin on friday and on that day i felt depression, my stomach was hurting (probably cause i barely ate on thursday and friday) and today i feel nervous and anxious and i am kind of cold, even though its like 80 something degrees here, but i didnt take the pill today so i want to know how long levaquin side effects persist and i also what to know what to look out for. 1. how long does it take for the side effects to go away? 2. what symptoms should i be worried about, like which ones are the ones i should call my doctor for if i have them? Answered by Mario Samara 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN [levofloxacin], is a third generation Fluoroquinolone. It is a very potent antibiotic. It is more potent than the 2nd generation CIPRO. It is associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture [This adverse reaction most frequently involves the Achilles tendon, and rupture of the Achilles tendon may require surgical repair. Tendinitis and tendon rupture in the rotator cuff (the shoulder), the hand, the biceps, the thumb, and other tendon sites have also been reported. The risk of developing fluoroquinolone-associated tendinitis and tendon rupture is further increased in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in those taking corticosteroid drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants. Factors, in addition to age and corticosteroid use, that may independently increase the risk of tendon rupture include strenuous physical activity, renal failure, and previous tendon disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis. Tendinitis and tendon rupture have been reported in patients taking fluoroquinolones who do not have the above risk factors. Tendon rupture can occur during or after completion of therapy; cases occurring up to several months after completion of therapy have been reported.] in all ages. This risk is further increased if you thake a maximum dose or in older patients with diminish renal function. LEVAQUIN should be discontinued if U experience pain, swelling, inflammation or rupture of a tendon or Neurologic Adverse Effects (e.g., dizziness, depression, lightheadedness). 750 mg is the maximum dose for a lean & thin person of 17 years. In this case 250 mg or 500 mg is enough. For all side effects pl see the following link: Answered by Winston Palmer 2 years ago.

Tori : If the drugs is inflicting soreness, i could quit taking the drugs and once you get returned on your homeplace, i could attempt to get into the well-known practitioner as at as quickly as as achievable. you will desire to be careful going off of drugs with the aid of fact warning signs can come back worse than formerly. it quite is quite your call. you will desire to weigh the pro's and con's of the drugs formerly doing some thing extravagant, like quitting the drugs. Is there a doctor contained in the area of your region ? shop me stated of your project. i'm hoping each and every little thing is going ok. Answered by Margurite Camargo 2 years ago.

my shoulders,arms.and calfs cause me pain Answered by Augustina Gedeon 2 years ago.


I have been taking 500mg of Levaquin for eight days with no relief of Pneumonia. What do you suggest?
Asked by Rhett Niedermeyer 2 years ago.

Just a thought - Levaquin is a good antibiotic used for many different types of pneumonia. Its effectiveness can be adversely affected if you take other drugs. These drug interactions can cause the Levaquin to be less effective. That could be the reason the drug has not helped you. According to the manufacturer, the following may happen: While the chelation by divalent cations is less marked than with other quinolones, concurrent administration of LEVAQUIN Tablets with antacids containing magnesium, or aluminum, as well as sucralfate, metal cations such as iron, and multivitamin preparations with zinc may interfere with the gastrointestinal absorption of levofloxacin, resulting in systemic levels considerably lower than desired. Tablets with antacids containing magnesium, aluminum, as well as sucralfate, metal cations such as iron, and multivitamins preparations with zinc or Videx® (didanosine) may substantially interfere with the gastrointestinal absorption of levofloxacin, resulting in systemic levels considerably lower than desired. These agents should be taken at least two hours before or two hours after levofloxacin administration. If you have not taken any of these medications, then a trip to your doctor for follow up may be in order. The oral dosage of Levaquin can be 750mg if the doctor thinks you need a stronger dose, or Avelox® is another very effective antibiotic for pneumonia. According to Bayer, Avelox® (moxifloxacin HCl) 400mg sequential intravenous to oral monotherapy given once a day is as effective as the potent combination of high-dose ceftriaxone plus high-dose levofloxacin in hospitalised patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) according to new data presented at the 16th Annual Congress of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) in Munich, Germany. Answered by So Prosch 2 years ago.

You are probably taking a 10 day dose pack correct? And, remember that levaquin is the strongest antibiotic in pill form- next would be intravenous antibiotics. You could have viral pneumonia, which is harder to cure than bacterial pneumonia. It also takes a long time to get better. When I had pneumonia I was sick for 5 weeks. Be patient, take lots of rest, and follow up with your doctor!!! You may need another chest x-ray to see if the pneumonia spread to a different lobe or another lobe in your lung. Answered by Eugene Mervine 2 years ago.

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I would take a prebiotic (stabilized allicin(from garlic) - bacteria/virus killer) and probiotic (good bacteria for the gut/immune system enhanser). This would tackle bacterial or viral pneumonia. Answered by Ricardo Raymos 2 years ago.

Go back to the doctor Answered by Jon Heisser 2 years ago.

This is about your health... Why do you ask a bunch of strangers you know nothing about. Pneumonia is serious business Answered by Norbert Arends 2 years ago.

yeh start smoking weed, and get baked, and take speed Answered by Weldon Alai 2 years ago.


What is Levaquin used for?
Yes, "Goin on a Cruise", I have heard of Google and if I could get it on my computer, I wouldn't have to ask for info. I have tried for 5 days to get Google and am now waiting for the tel. co. to help me. Meanwhile, I need an answer about this pill. Thanks for your smart info. Asked by Jaunita Teitsort 2 years ago.

Levaquin is an antibiotic that belongs to the class called fluoroquinolones. It CAN be used for certain bacterial respiratory infections like pneumonia but it's not used to treat infections ONLY in one body system. It's used to treat bacterial infections caused by bacteria that are susceptible to it and these bacteria can infect more than one body system. Instead of thinking "respiratory disease", think respiratory infection. Emphysema is a respiratory disease but it isn't an infection and Levaquin isn't used to treat it. Levaquin can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, bacterial skin infections, urinary tract infections, kidney infections and prostate infections. If you don't know what it's for, you shouldn't have it or use it because it may not have been prescribed for you. Destroy the tablet. Answered by Deangelo Pring 2 years ago.

Levaquin does no longer have bromocriptine in it. It is without doubt one of the more recent antibiotics used to regard urinary form infections. It can purpose nausea - taking it with meals would possibly aid. Try to conclude all the dosing prescribed or your signs is also again in a couple of days. If you begin vomiting the med again up in a while after taking it, then it's time to name your health care professional and he's going to prescribe some thing else. Answered by Angella Henneberger 2 years ago.

I'm sorry to answer your question with a question but really, have you never heard of Google search? Answered by Louis Elena 2 years ago.

Leviquin can and DOES kill people. Search "Fluoquinolone Toxicity". DO NOT EVER take this medication ! Answered by Milly Marquena 2 years ago.

It's an antibiotic. Answered by Troy Brainerd 2 years ago.


Levaquin side effects.?
I am currently taking this antibiotic and am wondering what side effects are common. I am dizzy and vomiting. Don't know if that is normal or not or if I should consult my doctor. Asked by Katrice Bonneville 2 years ago.

Did you read the list of side effects that come with your prescription??? If you are dizzy and vomiting why are you on a computer asking strangers what to do? Call your doctor Answered by Tresa Graul 2 years ago.

I take levaquin and i don't have those side affects..some antibiotics are good for some but not for all.it sounds like you might be a little allergic to it..I would call the Dr. Answered by Kenyetta Bibeau 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a highly effective antibiotic but it will make you sick as a dog. If you are feeling too bad, ask your doctor for another script such as keflex. Answered by Sheldon Barban 2 years ago.

Tori : If the medication is causing pain, I would stop taking the medication and when you get back to your homeplace, I would try to get into the doctor as quickly as possible. You must be careful going off of medication because symptoms can come back worse than before. It's really your call. You must weigh the pro's and con's of the medication before doing something extravagant, like quitting the medication. Is there a doctor in the vicinity of your location ? Keep me informed of your situation. I hope everything goes ok. Answered by Soledad Skiver 2 years ago.

those are less serious side effects and you should continue taking it. You should also consult with your physician about these side effects, especially if they get bothersome. Answered by Aline Barrena 2 years ago.


Levaquin 250mg For 3 days...?
This was perscirbed for a UTI Asked by Jesica Relkin 2 years ago.

Levaquin 250mg for three days is a usual dose for uncomplicated UTI. Usually doctors give Bactrim (Septra) for that, but it is hard on the stomach. Also people allergic to sulfas cannot use Bactrim. A cannot tell you if you are going to have side effects or not since every person is different . These are the usual recommendations: Take exactly as directed; at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after antacids or other drug products containing calcium, iron, or zinc. Take entire prescription even if feeling better. Maintain adequate hydration (2-3 L/day of fluids) unless advised by prescriber to restrict fluid intake. May cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or confusion (use caution when driving or engaging in tasks that require alertness until response to drug is known); nausea or vomiting (small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking lozenges, or chewing gum may help); or photosensitivity (use sunscreen, wear protective clothing and eyewear, and avoid direct sunlight). Discontinue use immediately and report to prescriber if inflammation, tendon pain, or allergic reaction occurs (itching urticaria, respiratory difficulty, facial edema, difficulty swallowing, loss of consciousness, tingling, chest pain, palpitations). Report persistent diarrhea or constipation; signs of infection (unusual fever or chills); vaginal itching or foul-smelling vaginal discharge; or easy bruising or bleeding. Hope this helps! Answered by Amparo Peria 2 years ago.

It's early in the day, and I haven't had my coffee yet, but I can't think of any clinical circumstance in which that's a normal dose. It's a powerful and specialized antibiotic, so I'd suggest using something more mundane for, say, a bladder infection, and for anything more serious that requires levofloxacin, you should use a full dose for a full course. Half-measures just lead to antibiotic resistance, and the fluoroquinolones are among the worst about rapid development of resistance. Answered by Emily Hardison 2 years ago.

It is an antibiotic used to fight off infections. Take it as directed by your doctor. The link below will give you complete information on the drug. Answered by Ceola Gallegly 2 years ago.


Side effects from levaquin or other antibiotics?
I recently just got off levaquin, and I wanted to know what specific side effects you had, along with how long they lasted after you took the medication...thank you for your help!! I am feeling like my neck is stiff when I turn to the right.... Asked by Silas Vardy 2 years ago.

Levaquin is the brand drug that contains levofloxacin which is a fluoroquinolone anti-infective drug. NOT an antibiotic drug. The fluoroquinolones are chemically related to an older antibacterial called nalidix acid. Levaquin is used on organisms that traditional antibiotics don't work on. Side effects that can occur from either drug are many, including headaches, dry mouth, constipation, upset stomach, etc. etc. etc. although muscle stiffness is not mentioned. swelling is. I don't think your sore neck is related to your medication. If it continues or worsens you should see your Dr. Answered by Juliann Parmley 2 years ago.

Nausea is an ordinary section result to any drugs. some thing new is on your physique that your hypothalamus is registering. It purely is familiar with that some thing would desire to have been eaten to place it there. so which you get nausea and diarrhea. Chest discomfort would desire to be from the coughing and your an infection. Muscle discomfort is likewise an ordinary grievance. The melancholy is possibly considering you experience crappy from coughing, muscle discomfort, and in all danger much less restful sleep. i anticipate you recommend a prevalent malaise once you're saying drained existence rigidity. it is known once you're ill. i don't be responsive to what you study that informed you approximately those indications and quitting. Like tink reported in case you have a historic previous of muscle or joint ailment, or reactions to antibiotics, then i could evaluate retaining off temporarily and contact your well being care provider asap. yet do not purely stop your self. Antibiotics got here approximately for sure. they are component to the organic international. We merely made some advancements. the only different organic element you're able to do is guard a healthful eating regimen, wash your hands, and get some relax. Answered by Sung Coughenour 2 years ago.

Antibiotics Examples amoxicillin (Amoxil, Larotid, Trimox) amoxicillin-clavulanate (Augmentin, Augmentin XR) ampicillin (Marcillin, Principen) azithromycin (Zithromax) cefaclor (Ceclor) cefdinir (Omnicef) cefpodoxime proxetil (Banan, Vantin) cefprozil (Cefzil) cefuroxime axetil (Ceftin) clarithromycin (Biaxin, Biaxin XL) gatifloxacin (Tequin) levofloxacin (Levaquin) loracarbef (Lorabid) moxifloxacin hydrochloride (Avelox) telithromycin (Ketek) trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra) Antibiotics can be taken orally, intravenously (IV), or by inhaling them through a nose spray. Also, an extended-release dose of amoxicillin-clavulanate is now available. How It Works Antibiotics kill or prevent the growth of bacteria that cause some sinus infections. Antibiotics are usually prescribed for 7 to 10 days. A different antibiotic may be needed if your condition does not begin to improve within 7 days. Why It Is Used Antibiotics may be needed when symptoms of sinusitis do not respond to home treatment, symptoms are severe, or complications (such as pus forming in sinus cavities) develop. How Well It Works Antibiotic treatment of sinusitis is generally safe and very effective. Most people recover completely when they are treated with antibiotics. A 10-day course of the appropriate antibiotic at the proper dosage cures sinusitis caused by bacterial infection about 90% of the time.2 If a particular antibiotic is not effective at eliminating the bacteria, or if you do not take it long enough, the infection is likely to return. Taking the antibiotic at a lower dose for 4 to 6 weeks after the infection clears up may keep the infection from returning. Not all doctors agree that prolonged treatment helps, and there is concern that it can lead to the development of bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. Side Effects The risk of side effects may be greater with certain antibiotics. Common but mild side effects include: A bad taste in the mouth. Upset stomach. Mild to severe diarrhea. Vaginal yeast infection. Telithromycin also may cause temporary nausea, headache, dizziness, or vomiting. Diarrhea and vaginal yeast infections may occur when antibiotics destroy some of the normal and necessary bacteria that live in the body. Eating yogurt may help prevent some of these side effects. Rare and sometimes serious side effects of antibiotics include: Allergic reactions. Prolonged diarrhea. Contact your health professional if you develop diarrhea while taking an antibiotic. For more information on this side effect, see diarrhea caused by antibiotics. Inflammation or infection of the small or large intestine (enterocolitis). See Drug Reference for a full list of side effects. (Drug Reference is not available in all systems.) Answered by Frances Ayre 2 years ago.

i don't know how long you were on it but usually only 5 days if you was on it longer ask your pharmacist about it. Answered by Reena Tremain 2 years ago.


Strep Throat/Levaquin?
My doctor prescribed me levaquin for strep throat. I have now been on the the antibiotic for 48 hours and my throat is still killing me, my tonsils are swollen and white still. Is this normal? How long does this stuff usually take to start working? Asked by Sima Kisiel 2 years ago.

You have been taking Levaquin for 48 hours and unfortunately that is not enough time to see any difference. You will have to wait at least 4 to 7 days to notice any change and even if it is at a high dosage it will take that long to get into the system. Some people do not notice any results for 7 to 10 days. Please give it a little more time but do not hesitate to go to the ER or call the doctor if your systems get worse. I have taken Levaquin numerous of times for infections and it is a very good antibiotic. Answered by Merlene Jacobovits 2 years ago.


Levaquin treats what?
what treatment is levaquin for Asked by Jorge Govero 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN Kills Bacteria that Cause Common Infections LEVAQUIN is a broad-spectrum quinolone antibiotic used to treat lung, sinus, skin, and urinary tract infections caused by certain germs called bacteria. If you have one of these kinds of infections, your healthcare professional may have chosen to prescribe LEVAQUIN to treat your infection. LEVAQUIN kills many of the types of bacteria that can infect the lungs, sinuses, skin, and urinary tract and has been shown in a large number of clinical trials to be safe and effective for the treatment of bacterial infections. I am currently taking for a sinus infection and the post nasa drip going into my lungs. It is one of the most potent antibiotics out there. Answered by Florencia Roggenbaum 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN is a quinolone antibiotic used in adults as a lung, sinus, skin, and urinary tract infection treatment when such infections are caused by certain bacteria. LEVAQUIN kills many of the types of bacteria that can infect the lungs, sinuses, skin, and urinary tract and has been shown in a large number of clinical trials to be safe and effective for the treatment of many bacterial infections Answered by Genesis Tolomeo 2 years ago.


Levaquin??
anyone ever take it? how long does it take to work and how long before it stops sinus infection?? side effects?? Asked by Irwin Grandchild 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a fluroquinolone antibiotic. First it depends on what is causing the sinus infection. It could be viral or bacterial. If caused by a bacteria then Levaquin is a good choice. Levaquin must be taken seperate by 2 hrs either side of any milk, butter,cheese, multivitamins or antacids (Tums, Maalox, or Mylanta). This can bind the medication reducing the efficacy by up to 50%. Since antibiotics don't actually fight off the infection, it just aids your body in doing so, your body needs to be hydrated (to break up mucus in the sinus cavaties) in order to work. Mostly 2-3 days should start to work and fully resolve in 10 to 14 days. Side effects include dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, rash (if allergic), possible heart arrythmias (if taken with certain other drugs), and increased likelyhood of sunburn. Hope you feel better Answered by Juliane Shers 2 years ago.

Levaquin Sinus Infection Answered by Sarita Plouffe 2 years ago.

This is a very common antibiotic. You should see results in a day or two depending on how severe the infection. I never had side effects from it, but they should be listed on a paper from the pharmacy when you filled the script. Answered by Dulcie Arrospide 2 years ago.

It takes 3-5 days to work.For complete recovery it depends on the severity of infection but usually it takes up to 7 days for complete recovery. Not worth mentioning side effects and varies case to case.and usually its a safe group of antibiotics. Answered by Omega Seim 2 years ago.

I was on Levaquin last year. I didn't have that kind of problem. It was just a problem with my other medications. I am on Septra its an antibiotic for a sinus infection. I never heard of Levaquin doing that before. That's strange. I hope you can get some answers about it. talk to your pharmcy about it. they can help you. You probably have a reaction to the medicine. Talk to your doctor too. Answered by Angella Pannhoff 2 years ago.


Levaquin??
I was perscribed levaquin for a Urinary Tract Infection (because of increased white blood cells) so she has perscibed 250mg of Levaquin once a day for three days. I was wondering if anyone had any serious complications from the medicine. I suffer from anxiety and i'm really anxious to take it because of all the... Asked by Fe Gorka 2 years ago.

I was perscribed levaquin for a Urinary Tract Infection (because of increased white blood cells) so she has perscibed 250mg of Levaquin once a day for three days. I was wondering if anyone had any serious complications from the medicine. I suffer from anxiety and i'm really anxious to take it because of all the horro stories I have heard people talk about. Answered by Shavonne Delval 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a great antibiotic. Take the med and get your infection taken care of. If you don't treat the infection it can spread to your kidneys or blood stream and put you in the hospital. We use Levaquin all the time at the nursing home I work at and if the elderly can tolerate it well you should do great with it. Stop worrying and tak your first dose. Answered by Yahaira Loverde 2 years ago.

Hey! I was prescribed Levaquin on Monday for a UTI also (I rather have zit on my face rather than this pain) but anyway I got 20 pills of 500mg. However, I have had a sore throat since the end of May so it is acting dually. I still have a UTI and I have taken 3 500mg pills. No serious complications other than the fact that I lose my appetite and feel tired and weak. I am also on Pyridium and this stuff sucks more than Levaquin. Nausea, headache, and fatigue are my main side effects. Anyway, just take Levaquin because you aren't really on it for an extended time. Just drinks tons of water with it because I don't know what those crystals are but I don't like the sound of those coming out of me. Best of luck. Just know I am suffering right along you. Answered by Kathyrn Szlosek 2 years ago.


What are the side effects of levaquin? PLEASE ANSWER!?
i took levaquin on friday and on that day i felt depression, my stomach was hurting (probably cause i barely ate on thursday and friday) and today i feel nervous and anxious and i am kind of cold, even though its like 80 something degrees here, but i didnt take the pill today so i want to know how long levaquin... Asked by Gertrude Paulos 2 years ago.

i took levaquin on friday and on that day i felt depression, my stomach was hurting (probably cause i barely ate on thursday and friday) and today i feel nervous and anxious and i am kind of cold, even though its like 80 something degrees here, but i didnt take the pill today so i want to know how long levaquin side effects persist and i also what to know what to look out for. 1. how long does it take for the side effects to go away? 2. what symptoms should i be worried about, like which ones are the ones i should call my doctor for if i have them? Answered by Stacey Shearhart 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN [levofloxacin], is a third generation Fluoroquinolone. It is a very potent antibiotic. It is more potent than the 2nd generation CIPRO. It is associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture [This adverse reaction most frequently involves the Achilles tendon, and rupture of the Achilles tendon may require surgical repair. Tendinitis and tendon rupture in the rotator cuff (the shoulder), the hand, the biceps, the thumb, and other tendon sites have also been reported. The risk of developing fluoroquinolone-associated tendinitis and tendon rupture is further increased in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in those taking corticosteroid drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants. Factors, in addition to age and corticosteroid use, that may independently increase the risk of tendon rupture include strenuous physical activity, renal failure, and previous tendon disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis. Tendinitis and tendon rupture have been reported in patients taking fluoroquinolones who do not have the above risk factors. Tendon rupture can occur during or after completion of therapy; cases occurring up to several months after completion of therapy have been reported.] in all ages. This risk is further increased if you thake a maximum dose or in older patients with diminish renal function. LEVAQUIN should be discontinued if U experience pain, swelling, inflammation or rupture of a tendon or Neurologic Adverse Effects (e.g., dizziness, depression, lightheadedness). 750 mg is the maximum dose for a lean & thin person of 17 years. In this case 250 mg or 500 mg is enough. For all side effects pl see the following link: Answered by Brooke Nicolozakes 2 years ago.

Tori : If the drugs is inflicting soreness, i could quit taking the drugs and once you get returned on your homeplace, i could attempt to get into the well-known practitioner as at as quickly as as achievable. you will desire to be careful going off of drugs with the aid of fact warning signs can come back worse than formerly. it quite is quite your call. you will desire to weigh the pro's and con's of the drugs formerly doing some thing extravagant, like quitting the drugs. Is there a doctor contained in the area of your region ? shop me stated of your project. i'm hoping each and every little thing is going ok. Answered by Lakisha Tolin 2 years ago.

my shoulders,arms.and calfs cause me pain Answered by Yan Neemann 2 years ago.


I have been taking 500mg of Levaquin for eight days with no relief of Pneumonia. What do you suggest?
Asked by Dillon Dudas 2 years ago.

Just a thought - Levaquin is a good antibiotic used for many different types of pneumonia. Its effectiveness can be adversely affected if you take other drugs. These drug interactions can cause the Levaquin to be less effective. That could be the reason the drug has not helped you. According to the manufacturer, the following may happen: While the chelation by divalent cations is less marked than with other quinolones, concurrent administration of LEVAQUIN Tablets with antacids containing magnesium, or aluminum, as well as sucralfate, metal cations such as iron, and multivitamin preparations with zinc may interfere with the gastrointestinal absorption of levofloxacin, resulting in systemic levels considerably lower than desired. Tablets with antacids containing magnesium, aluminum, as well as sucralfate, metal cations such as iron, and multivitamins preparations with zinc or Videx® (didanosine) may substantially interfere with the gastrointestinal absorption of levofloxacin, resulting in systemic levels considerably lower than desired. These agents should be taken at least two hours before or two hours after levofloxacin administration. If you have not taken any of these medications, then a trip to your doctor for follow up may be in order. The oral dosage of Levaquin can be 750mg if the doctor thinks you need a stronger dose, or Avelox® is another very effective antibiotic for pneumonia. According to Bayer, Avelox® (moxifloxacin HCl) 400mg sequential intravenous to oral monotherapy given once a day is as effective as the potent combination of high-dose ceftriaxone plus high-dose levofloxacin in hospitalised patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) according to new data presented at the 16th Annual Congress of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) in Munich, Germany. Answered by Marlin Bitting 2 years ago.

You are probably taking a 10 day dose pack correct? And, remember that levaquin is the strongest antibiotic in pill form- next would be intravenous antibiotics. You could have viral pneumonia, which is harder to cure than bacterial pneumonia. It also takes a long time to get better. When I had pneumonia I was sick for 5 weeks. Be patient, take lots of rest, and follow up with your doctor!!! You may need another chest x-ray to see if the pneumonia spread to a different lobe or another lobe in your lung. Answered by Hannah Vanhecke 2 years ago.

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I would take a prebiotic (stabilized allicin(from garlic) - bacteria/virus killer) and probiotic (good bacteria for the gut/immune system enhanser). This would tackle bacterial or viral pneumonia. Answered by Kazuko Hornyak 2 years ago.

Go back to the doctor Answered by Genesis Rahm 2 years ago.

This is about your health... Why do you ask a bunch of strangers you know nothing about. Pneumonia is serious business Answered by Lakendra Michelfelder 2 years ago.

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What is Levaquin used for?
Yes, "Goin on a Cruise", I have heard of Google and if I could get it on my computer, I wouldn't have to ask for info. I have tried for 5 days to get Google and am now waiting for the tel. co. to help me. Meanwhile, I need an answer about this pill. Thanks for your smart info. Asked by Hiroko Nucklos 2 years ago.

Levaquin is an antibiotic that belongs to the class called fluoroquinolones. It CAN be used for certain bacterial respiratory infections like pneumonia but it's not used to treat infections ONLY in one body system. It's used to treat bacterial infections caused by bacteria that are susceptible to it and these bacteria can infect more than one body system. Instead of thinking "respiratory disease", think respiratory infection. Emphysema is a respiratory disease but it isn't an infection and Levaquin isn't used to treat it. Levaquin can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, bacterial skin infections, urinary tract infections, kidney infections and prostate infections. If you don't know what it's for, you shouldn't have it or use it because it may not have been prescribed for you. Destroy the tablet. Answered by Willard Disharoon 2 years ago.

Levaquin does no longer have bromocriptine in it. It is without doubt one of the more recent antibiotics used to regard urinary form infections. It can purpose nausea - taking it with meals would possibly aid. Try to conclude all the dosing prescribed or your signs is also again in a couple of days. If you begin vomiting the med again up in a while after taking it, then it's time to name your health care professional and he's going to prescribe some thing else. Answered by Krishna Mcelhinney 2 years ago.

I'm sorry to answer your question with a question but really, have you never heard of Google search? Answered by Olin Diersen 2 years ago.

Leviquin can and DOES kill people. Search "Fluoquinolone Toxicity". DO NOT EVER take this medication ! Answered by Enid Menden 2 years ago.

It's an antibiotic. Answered by Audra Chaidez 2 years ago.


Levaquin side effects.?
I am currently taking this antibiotic and am wondering what side effects are common. I am dizzy and vomiting. Don't know if that is normal or not or if I should consult my doctor. Asked by Solange Schnur 2 years ago.

Did you read the list of side effects that come with your prescription??? If you are dizzy and vomiting why are you on a computer asking strangers what to do? Call your doctor Answered by Lilly Zaragoza 2 years ago.

I take levaquin and i don't have those side affects..some antibiotics are good for some but not for all.it sounds like you might be a little allergic to it..I would call the Dr. Answered by Brittaney Licano 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a highly effective antibiotic but it will make you sick as a dog. If you are feeling too bad, ask your doctor for another script such as keflex. Answered by Joline Bazar 2 years ago.

Tori : If the medication is causing pain, I would stop taking the medication and when you get back to your homeplace, I would try to get into the doctor as quickly as possible. You must be careful going off of medication because symptoms can come back worse than before. It's really your call. You must weigh the pro's and con's of the medication before doing something extravagant, like quitting the medication. Is there a doctor in the vicinity of your location ? Keep me informed of your situation. I hope everything goes ok. Answered by Joanne Forni 2 years ago.

those are less serious side effects and you should continue taking it. You should also consult with your physician about these side effects, especially if they get bothersome. Answered by Genia Falco 2 years ago.


Levaquin 250mg For 3 days...?
This was perscirbed for a UTI Asked by Nicholle Fairrow 2 years ago.

Levaquin 250mg for three days is a usual dose for uncomplicated UTI. Usually doctors give Bactrim (Septra) for that, but it is hard on the stomach. Also people allergic to sulfas cannot use Bactrim. A cannot tell you if you are going to have side effects or not since every person is different . These are the usual recommendations: Take exactly as directed; at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after antacids or other drug products containing calcium, iron, or zinc. Take entire prescription even if feeling better. Maintain adequate hydration (2-3 L/day of fluids) unless advised by prescriber to restrict fluid intake. May cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or confusion (use caution when driving or engaging in tasks that require alertness until response to drug is known); nausea or vomiting (small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking lozenges, or chewing gum may help); or photosensitivity (use sunscreen, wear protective clothing and eyewear, and avoid direct sunlight). Discontinue use immediately and report to prescriber if inflammation, tendon pain, or allergic reaction occurs (itching urticaria, respiratory difficulty, facial edema, difficulty swallowing, loss of consciousness, tingling, chest pain, palpitations). Report persistent diarrhea or constipation; signs of infection (unusual fever or chills); vaginal itching or foul-smelling vaginal discharge; or easy bruising or bleeding. Hope this helps! Answered by Beata Liquori 2 years ago.

It's early in the day, and I haven't had my coffee yet, but I can't think of any clinical circumstance in which that's a normal dose. It's a powerful and specialized antibiotic, so I'd suggest using something more mundane for, say, a bladder infection, and for anything more serious that requires levofloxacin, you should use a full dose for a full course. Half-measures just lead to antibiotic resistance, and the fluoroquinolones are among the worst about rapid development of resistance. Answered by Hanh Si 2 years ago.

It is an antibiotic used to fight off infections. Take it as directed by your doctor. The link below will give you complete information on the drug. Answered by Lonna Thach 2 years ago.


Side effects from levaquin or other antibiotics?
I recently just got off levaquin, and I wanted to know what specific side effects you had, along with how long they lasted after you took the medication...thank you for your help!! I am feeling like my neck is stiff when I turn to the right.... Asked by Rosella Delcambre 2 years ago.

Levaquin is the brand drug that contains levofloxacin which is a fluoroquinolone anti-infective drug. NOT an antibiotic drug. The fluoroquinolones are chemically related to an older antibacterial called nalidix acid. Levaquin is used on organisms that traditional antibiotics don't work on. Side effects that can occur from either drug are many, including headaches, dry mouth, constipation, upset stomach, etc. etc. etc. although muscle stiffness is not mentioned. swelling is. I don't think your sore neck is related to your medication. If it continues or worsens you should see your Dr. Answered by Dulce Stageman 2 years ago.

Nausea is an ordinary section result to any drugs. some thing new is on your physique that your hypothalamus is registering. It purely is familiar with that some thing would desire to have been eaten to place it there. so which you get nausea and diarrhea. Chest discomfort would desire to be from the coughing and your an infection. Muscle discomfort is likewise an ordinary grievance. The melancholy is possibly considering you experience crappy from coughing, muscle discomfort, and in all danger much less restful sleep. i anticipate you recommend a prevalent malaise once you're saying drained existence rigidity. it is known once you're ill. i don't be responsive to what you study that informed you approximately those indications and quitting. Like tink reported in case you have a historic previous of muscle or joint ailment, or reactions to antibiotics, then i could evaluate retaining off temporarily and contact your well being care provider asap. yet do not purely stop your self. Antibiotics got here approximately for sure. they are component to the organic international. We merely made some advancements. the only different organic element you're able to do is guard a healthful eating regimen, wash your hands, and get some relax. Answered by Kym Wend 2 years ago.

Antibiotics Examples amoxicillin (Amoxil, Larotid, Trimox) amoxicillin-clavulanate (Augmentin, Augmentin XR) ampicillin (Marcillin, Principen) azithromycin (Zithromax) cefaclor (Ceclor) cefdinir (Omnicef) cefpodoxime proxetil (Banan, Vantin) cefprozil (Cefzil) cefuroxime axetil (Ceftin) clarithromycin (Biaxin, Biaxin XL) gatifloxacin (Tequin) levofloxacin (Levaquin) loracarbef (Lorabid) moxifloxacin hydrochloride (Avelox) telithromycin (Ketek) trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra) Antibiotics can be taken orally, intravenously (IV), or by inhaling them through a nose spray. Also, an extended-release dose of amoxicillin-clavulanate is now available. How It Works Antibiotics kill or prevent the growth of bacteria that cause some sinus infections. Antibiotics are usually prescribed for 7 to 10 days. A different antibiotic may be needed if your condition does not begin to improve within 7 days. Why It Is Used Antibiotics may be needed when symptoms of sinusitis do not respond to home treatment, symptoms are severe, or complications (such as pus forming in sinus cavities) develop. How Well It Works Antibiotic treatment of sinusitis is generally safe and very effective. Most people recover completely when they are treated with antibiotics. A 10-day course of the appropriate antibiotic at the proper dosage cures sinusitis caused by bacterial infection about 90% of the time.2 If a particular antibiotic is not effective at eliminating the bacteria, or if you do not take it long enough, the infection is likely to return. Taking the antibiotic at a lower dose for 4 to 6 weeks after the infection clears up may keep the infection from returning. Not all doctors agree that prolonged treatment helps, and there is concern that it can lead to the development of bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. Side Effects The risk of side effects may be greater with certain antibiotics. Common but mild side effects include: A bad taste in the mouth. Upset stomach. Mild to severe diarrhea. Vaginal yeast infection. Telithromycin also may cause temporary nausea, headache, dizziness, or vomiting. Diarrhea and vaginal yeast infections may occur when antibiotics destroy some of the normal and necessary bacteria that live in the body. Eating yogurt may help prevent some of these side effects. Rare and sometimes serious side effects of antibiotics include: Allergic reactions. Prolonged diarrhea. Contact your health professional if you develop diarrhea while taking an antibiotic. For more information on this side effect, see diarrhea caused by antibiotics. Inflammation or infection of the small or large intestine (enterocolitis). See Drug Reference for a full list of side effects. (Drug Reference is not available in all systems.) Answered by Imelda Huter 2 years ago.

i don't know how long you were on it but usually only 5 days if you was on it longer ask your pharmacist about it. Answered by Willa Stupak 2 years ago.


Strep Throat/Levaquin?
My doctor prescribed me levaquin for strep throat. I have now been on the the antibiotic for 48 hours and my throat is still killing me, my tonsils are swollen and white still. Is this normal? How long does this stuff usually take to start working? Asked by Kenton Civale 2 years ago.

You have been taking Levaquin for 48 hours and unfortunately that is not enough time to see any difference. You will have to wait at least 4 to 7 days to notice any change and even if it is at a high dosage it will take that long to get into the system. Some people do not notice any results for 7 to 10 days. Please give it a little more time but do not hesitate to go to the ER or call the doctor if your systems get worse. I have taken Levaquin numerous of times for infections and it is a very good antibiotic. Answered by Shonta Blok 2 years ago.


Levaquin treats what?
what treatment is levaquin for Asked by Johanne Smolik 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN Kills Bacteria that Cause Common Infections LEVAQUIN is a broad-spectrum quinolone antibiotic used to treat lung, sinus, skin, and urinary tract infections caused by certain germs called bacteria. If you have one of these kinds of infections, your healthcare professional may have chosen to prescribe LEVAQUIN to treat your infection. LEVAQUIN kills many of the types of bacteria that can infect the lungs, sinuses, skin, and urinary tract and has been shown in a large number of clinical trials to be safe and effective for the treatment of bacterial infections. I am currently taking for a sinus infection and the post nasa drip going into my lungs. It is one of the most potent antibiotics out there. Answered by Heidy Loll 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN is a quinolone antibiotic used in adults as a lung, sinus, skin, and urinary tract infection treatment when such infections are caused by certain bacteria. LEVAQUIN kills many of the types of bacteria that can infect the lungs, sinuses, skin, and urinary tract and has been shown in a large number of clinical trials to be safe and effective for the treatment of many bacterial infections Answered by Shane Buckingham 2 years ago.


Levaquin??
anyone ever take it? how long does it take to work and how long before it stops sinus infection?? side effects?? Asked by Carolyne Orsino 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a fluroquinolone antibiotic. First it depends on what is causing the sinus infection. It could be viral or bacterial. If caused by a bacteria then Levaquin is a good choice. Levaquin must be taken seperate by 2 hrs either side of any milk, butter,cheese, multivitamins or antacids (Tums, Maalox, or Mylanta). This can bind the medication reducing the efficacy by up to 50%. Since antibiotics don't actually fight off the infection, it just aids your body in doing so, your body needs to be hydrated (to break up mucus in the sinus cavaties) in order to work. Mostly 2-3 days should start to work and fully resolve in 10 to 14 days. Side effects include dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, rash (if allergic), possible heart arrythmias (if taken with certain other drugs), and increased likelyhood of sunburn. Hope you feel better Answered by Nigel Bordner 2 years ago.

Levaquin Sinus Infection Answered by Willia Morgado 2 years ago.

This is a very common antibiotic. You should see results in a day or two depending on how severe the infection. I never had side effects from it, but they should be listed on a paper from the pharmacy when you filled the script. Answered by Ping Almos 2 years ago.

It takes 3-5 days to work.For complete recovery it depends on the severity of infection but usually it takes up to 7 days for complete recovery. Not worth mentioning side effects and varies case to case.and usually its a safe group of antibiotics. Answered by Louella Zang 2 years ago.

I was on Levaquin last year. I didn't have that kind of problem. It was just a problem with my other medications. I am on Septra its an antibiotic for a sinus infection. I never heard of Levaquin doing that before. That's strange. I hope you can get some answers about it. talk to your pharmcy about it. they can help you. You probably have a reaction to the medicine. Talk to your doctor too. Answered by Norah Schulder 2 years ago.


Levaquin??
I was perscribed levaquin for a Urinary Tract Infection (because of increased white blood cells) so she has perscibed 250mg of Levaquin once a day for three days. I was wondering if anyone had any serious complications from the medicine. I suffer from anxiety and i'm really anxious to take it because of all the... Asked by Aracely Sofer 2 years ago.

I was perscribed levaquin for a Urinary Tract Infection (because of increased white blood cells) so she has perscibed 250mg of Levaquin once a day for three days. I was wondering if anyone had any serious complications from the medicine. I suffer from anxiety and i'm really anxious to take it because of all the horro stories I have heard people talk about. Answered by Gabriel Cocoran 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a great antibiotic. Take the med and get your infection taken care of. If you don't treat the infection it can spread to your kidneys or blood stream and put you in the hospital. We use Levaquin all the time at the nursing home I work at and if the elderly can tolerate it well you should do great with it. Stop worrying and tak your first dose. Answered by Arnette Lyell 2 years ago.

Hey! I was prescribed Levaquin on Monday for a UTI also (I rather have zit on my face rather than this pain) but anyway I got 20 pills of 500mg. However, I have had a sore throat since the end of May so it is acting dually. I still have a UTI and I have taken 3 500mg pills. No serious complications other than the fact that I lose my appetite and feel tired and weak. I am also on Pyridium and this stuff sucks more than Levaquin. Nausea, headache, and fatigue are my main side effects. Anyway, just take Levaquin because you aren't really on it for an extended time. Just drinks tons of water with it because I don't know what those crystals are but I don't like the sound of those coming out of me. Best of luck. Just know I am suffering right along you. Answered by Madison Heffington 2 years ago.


What are the side effects of levaquin? PLEASE ANSWER!?
i took levaquin on friday and on that day i felt depression, my stomach was hurting (probably cause i barely ate on thursday and friday) and today i feel nervous and anxious and i am kind of cold, even though its like 80 something degrees here, but i didnt take the pill today so i want to know how long levaquin... Asked by Mao Mone 2 years ago.

i took levaquin on friday and on that day i felt depression, my stomach was hurting (probably cause i barely ate on thursday and friday) and today i feel nervous and anxious and i am kind of cold, even though its like 80 something degrees here, but i didnt take the pill today so i want to know how long levaquin side effects persist and i also what to know what to look out for. 1. how long does it take for the side effects to go away? 2. what symptoms should i be worried about, like which ones are the ones i should call my doctor for if i have them? Answered by Rayford Manner 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN [levofloxacin], is a third generation Fluoroquinolone. It is a very potent antibiotic. It is more potent than the 2nd generation CIPRO. It is associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture [This adverse reaction most frequently involves the Achilles tendon, and rupture of the Achilles tendon may require surgical repair. Tendinitis and tendon rupture in the rotator cuff (the shoulder), the hand, the biceps, the thumb, and other tendon sites have also been reported. The risk of developing fluoroquinolone-associated tendinitis and tendon rupture is further increased in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in those taking corticosteroid drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants. Factors, in addition to age and corticosteroid use, that may independently increase the risk of tendon rupture include strenuous physical activity, renal failure, and previous tendon disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis. Tendinitis and tendon rupture have been reported in patients taking fluoroquinolones who do not have the above risk factors. Tendon rupture can occur during or after completion of therapy; cases occurring up to several months after completion of therapy have been reported.] in all ages. This risk is further increased if you thake a maximum dose or in older patients with diminish renal function. LEVAQUIN should be discontinued if U experience pain, swelling, inflammation or rupture of a tendon or Neurologic Adverse Effects (e.g., dizziness, depression, lightheadedness). 750 mg is the maximum dose for a lean & thin person of 17 years. In this case 250 mg or 500 mg is enough. For all side effects pl see the following link: Answered by Garth Lousteau 2 years ago.

Tori : If the drugs is inflicting soreness, i could quit taking the drugs and once you get returned on your homeplace, i could attempt to get into the well-known practitioner as at as quickly as as achievable. you will desire to be careful going off of drugs with the aid of fact warning signs can come back worse than formerly. it quite is quite your call. you will desire to weigh the pro's and con's of the drugs formerly doing some thing extravagant, like quitting the drugs. Is there a doctor contained in the area of your region ? shop me stated of your project. i'm hoping each and every little thing is going ok. Answered by Shirly Fonda 2 years ago.

my shoulders,arms.and calfs cause me pain Answered by Rosy Teng 2 years ago.


I have been taking 500mg of Levaquin for eight days with no relief of Pneumonia. What do you suggest?
Asked by Sherlene Schellenberg 2 years ago.

Just a thought - Levaquin is a good antibiotic used for many different types of pneumonia. Its effectiveness can be adversely affected if you take other drugs. These drug interactions can cause the Levaquin to be less effective. That could be the reason the drug has not helped you. According to the manufacturer, the following may happen: While the chelation by divalent cations is less marked than with other quinolones, concurrent administration of LEVAQUIN Tablets with antacids containing magnesium, or aluminum, as well as sucralfate, metal cations such as iron, and multivitamin preparations with zinc may interfere with the gastrointestinal absorption of levofloxacin, resulting in systemic levels considerably lower than desired. Tablets with antacids containing magnesium, aluminum, as well as sucralfate, metal cations such as iron, and multivitamins preparations with zinc or Videx® (didanosine) may substantially interfere with the gastrointestinal absorption of levofloxacin, resulting in systemic levels considerably lower than desired. These agents should be taken at least two hours before or two hours after levofloxacin administration. If you have not taken any of these medications, then a trip to your doctor for follow up may be in order. The oral dosage of Levaquin can be 750mg if the doctor thinks you need a stronger dose, or Avelox® is another very effective antibiotic for pneumonia. According to Bayer, Avelox® (moxifloxacin HCl) 400mg sequential intravenous to oral monotherapy given once a day is as effective as the potent combination of high-dose ceftriaxone plus high-dose levofloxacin in hospitalised patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) according to new data presented at the 16th Annual Congress of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) in Munich, Germany. Answered by Marty Ringelspaugh 2 years ago.

You are probably taking a 10 day dose pack correct? And, remember that levaquin is the strongest antibiotic in pill form- next would be intravenous antibiotics. You could have viral pneumonia, which is harder to cure than bacterial pneumonia. It also takes a long time to get better. When I had pneumonia I was sick for 5 weeks. Be patient, take lots of rest, and follow up with your doctor!!! You may need another chest x-ray to see if the pneumonia spread to a different lobe or another lobe in your lung. Answered by Providencia Bleile 2 years ago.

so a techniques as ingesting, i'm prepared on chinese language, & i understand a pair good buffets. Then, If we are fortunate sufficient for the water point to be down, i might take you on a excursion of the uncovered limestone fossil beds under the Falls of the Ohio (for the time of from the McAlpine Locks @ Louisville, KY). Then i might coach you the international's 2d best clock (in straight forward terms London's "vast Ben" is larger) -- that's on the front of a Colgate plant in my homeland of Clarksville, IN. Clarksville additionally marks the commencing element of Lewis & Clark's day out. we'd might desire to make a provide up at Schimpff's Confectionary for the wonderful hand-made candies interior the mid-west. Then that's off to Huber's vineyard (desire I say extra) in Floyd's Knobs -- interior the subsequent county to the east. I even have family buried in a cemetary next to Pigeon Roost (a memorial the place settlers have been massacred) in Underwood, IN. further up the line in Henryville, there's a state park w/ lots to verify (i like the view from the hearth tower). at the same time as I do relish a good German brew, i might probable like a number of that southern candy tea, myself. Answered by Amparo Casteneda 2 years ago.

I would take a prebiotic (stabilized allicin(from garlic) - bacteria/virus killer) and probiotic (good bacteria for the gut/immune system enhanser). This would tackle bacterial or viral pneumonia. Answered by Shara Rosencranz 2 years ago.

Go back to the doctor Answered by Randee Shellhamer 2 years ago.

This is about your health... Why do you ask a bunch of strangers you know nothing about. Pneumonia is serious business Answered by Lakeisha Mclee 2 years ago.

yeh start smoking weed, and get baked, and take speed Answered by Holly Valla 2 years ago.


What is Levaquin used for?
Yes, "Goin on a Cruise", I have heard of Google and if I could get it on my computer, I wouldn't have to ask for info. I have tried for 5 days to get Google and am now waiting for the tel. co. to help me. Meanwhile, I need an answer about this pill. Thanks for your smart info. Asked by Rosaura Leibel 2 years ago.

Levaquin is an antibiotic that belongs to the class called fluoroquinolones. It CAN be used for certain bacterial respiratory infections like pneumonia but it's not used to treat infections ONLY in one body system. It's used to treat bacterial infections caused by bacteria that are susceptible to it and these bacteria can infect more than one body system. Instead of thinking "respiratory disease", think respiratory infection. Emphysema is a respiratory disease but it isn't an infection and Levaquin isn't used to treat it. Levaquin can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, bacterial skin infections, urinary tract infections, kidney infections and prostate infections. If you don't know what it's for, you shouldn't have it or use it because it may not have been prescribed for you. Destroy the tablet. Answered by Georgine Merle 2 years ago.

Levaquin does no longer have bromocriptine in it. It is without doubt one of the more recent antibiotics used to regard urinary form infections. It can purpose nausea - taking it with meals would possibly aid. Try to conclude all the dosing prescribed or your signs is also again in a couple of days. If you begin vomiting the med again up in a while after taking it, then it's time to name your health care professional and he's going to prescribe some thing else. Answered by Santiago Detamore 2 years ago.

I'm sorry to answer your question with a question but really, have you never heard of Google search? Answered by Brandi Sunford 2 years ago.

Leviquin can and DOES kill people. Search "Fluoquinolone Toxicity". DO NOT EVER take this medication ! Answered by Angelina Nasseri 2 years ago.

It's an antibiotic. Answered by Charity Palazzolo 2 years ago.


Levaquin side effects.?
I am currently taking this antibiotic and am wondering what side effects are common. I am dizzy and vomiting. Don't know if that is normal or not or if I should consult my doctor. Asked by Lanette Dillahunt 2 years ago.

Did you read the list of side effects that come with your prescription??? If you are dizzy and vomiting why are you on a computer asking strangers what to do? Call your doctor Answered by Shanika Femrite 2 years ago.

I take levaquin and i don't have those side affects..some antibiotics are good for some but not for all.it sounds like you might be a little allergic to it..I would call the Dr. Answered by Neomi Shandley 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a highly effective antibiotic but it will make you sick as a dog. If you are feeling too bad, ask your doctor for another script such as keflex. Answered by Celine Dacamara 2 years ago.

Tori : If the medication is causing pain, I would stop taking the medication and when you get back to your homeplace, I would try to get into the doctor as quickly as possible. You must be careful going off of medication because symptoms can come back worse than before. It's really your call. You must weigh the pro's and con's of the medication before doing something extravagant, like quitting the medication. Is there a doctor in the vicinity of your location ? Keep me informed of your situation. I hope everything goes ok. Answered by Buena Bayley 2 years ago.

those are less serious side effects and you should continue taking it. You should also consult with your physician about these side effects, especially if they get bothersome. Answered by Hettie Hoffmann 2 years ago.


Levaquin 250mg For 3 days...?
This was perscirbed for a UTI Asked by Christian Gietzen 2 years ago.

Levaquin 250mg for three days is a usual dose for uncomplicated UTI. Usually doctors give Bactrim (Septra) for that, but it is hard on the stomach. Also people allergic to sulfas cannot use Bactrim. A cannot tell you if you are going to have side effects or not since every person is different . These are the usual recommendations: Take exactly as directed; at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after antacids or other drug products containing calcium, iron, or zinc. Take entire prescription even if feeling better. Maintain adequate hydration (2-3 L/day of fluids) unless advised by prescriber to restrict fluid intake. May cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or confusion (use caution when driving or engaging in tasks that require alertness until response to drug is known); nausea or vomiting (small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking lozenges, or chewing gum may help); or photosensitivity (use sunscreen, wear protective clothing and eyewear, and avoid direct sunlight). Discontinue use immediately and report to prescriber if inflammation, tendon pain, or allergic reaction occurs (itching urticaria, respiratory difficulty, facial edema, difficulty swallowing, loss of consciousness, tingling, chest pain, palpitations). Report persistent diarrhea or constipation; signs of infection (unusual fever or chills); vaginal itching or foul-smelling vaginal discharge; or easy bruising or bleeding. Hope this helps! Answered by Estelle Gingues 2 years ago.

It's early in the day, and I haven't had my coffee yet, but I can't think of any clinical circumstance in which that's a normal dose. It's a powerful and specialized antibiotic, so I'd suggest using something more mundane for, say, a bladder infection, and for anything more serious that requires levofloxacin, you should use a full dose for a full course. Half-measures just lead to antibiotic resistance, and the fluoroquinolones are among the worst about rapid development of resistance. Answered by Sal Harnar 2 years ago.

It is an antibiotic used to fight off infections. Take it as directed by your doctor. The link below will give you complete information on the drug. Answered by Janell Lindeen 2 years ago.


Side effects from levaquin or other antibiotics?
I recently just got off levaquin, and I wanted to know what specific side effects you had, along with how long they lasted after you took the medication...thank you for your help!! I am feeling like my neck is stiff when I turn to the right.... Asked by Gilma Likes 2 years ago.

Levaquin is the brand drug that contains levofloxacin which is a fluoroquinolone anti-infective drug. NOT an antibiotic drug. The fluoroquinolones are chemically related to an older antibacterial called nalidix acid. Levaquin is used on organisms that traditional antibiotics don't work on. Side effects that can occur from either drug are many, including headaches, dry mouth, constipation, upset stomach, etc. etc. etc. although muscle stiffness is not mentioned. swelling is. I don't think your sore neck is related to your medication. If it continues or worsens you should see your Dr. Answered by Melva Cockram 2 years ago.

Nausea is an ordinary section result to any drugs. some thing new is on your physique that your hypothalamus is registering. It purely is familiar with that some thing would desire to have been eaten to place it there. so which you get nausea and diarrhea. Chest discomfort would desire to be from the coughing and your an infection. Muscle discomfort is likewise an ordinary grievance. The melancholy is possibly considering you experience crappy from coughing, muscle discomfort, and in all danger much less restful sleep. i anticipate you recommend a prevalent malaise once you're saying drained existence rigidity. it is known once you're ill. i don't be responsive to what you study that informed you approximately those indications and quitting. Like tink reported in case you have a historic previous of muscle or joint ailment, or reactions to antibiotics, then i could evaluate retaining off temporarily and contact your well being care provider asap. yet do not purely stop your self. Antibiotics got here approximately for sure. they are component to the organic international. We merely made some advancements. the only different organic element you're able to do is guard a healthful eating regimen, wash your hands, and get some relax. Answered by Young Tams 2 years ago.

Antibiotics Examples amoxicillin (Amoxil, Larotid, Trimox) amoxicillin-clavulanate (Augmentin, Augmentin XR) ampicillin (Marcillin, Principen) azithromycin (Zithromax) cefaclor (Ceclor) cefdinir (Omnicef) cefpodoxime proxetil (Banan, Vantin) cefprozil (Cefzil) cefuroxime axetil (Ceftin) clarithromycin (Biaxin, Biaxin XL) gatifloxacin (Tequin) levofloxacin (Levaquin) loracarbef (Lorabid) moxifloxacin hydrochloride (Avelox) telithromycin (Ketek) trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra) Antibiotics can be taken orally, intravenously (IV), or by inhaling them through a nose spray. Also, an extended-release dose of amoxicillin-clavulanate is now available. How It Works Antibiotics kill or prevent the growth of bacteria that cause some sinus infections. Antibiotics are usually prescribed for 7 to 10 days. A different antibiotic may be needed if your condition does not begin to improve within 7 days. Why It Is Used Antibiotics may be needed when symptoms of sinusitis do not respond to home treatment, symptoms are severe, or complications (such as pus forming in sinus cavities) develop. How Well It Works Antibiotic treatment of sinusitis is generally safe and very effective. Most people recover completely when they are treated with antibiotics. A 10-day course of the appropriate antibiotic at the proper dosage cures sinusitis caused by bacterial infection about 90% of the time.2 If a particular antibiotic is not effective at eliminating the bacteria, or if you do not take it long enough, the infection is likely to return. Taking the antibiotic at a lower dose for 4 to 6 weeks after the infection clears up may keep the infection from returning. Not all doctors agree that prolonged treatment helps, and there is concern that it can lead to the development of bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. Side Effects The risk of side effects may be greater with certain antibiotics. Common but mild side effects include: A bad taste in the mouth. Upset stomach. Mild to severe diarrhea. Vaginal yeast infection. Telithromycin also may cause temporary nausea, headache, dizziness, or vomiting. Diarrhea and vaginal yeast infections may occur when antibiotics destroy some of the normal and necessary bacteria that live in the body. Eating yogurt may help prevent some of these side effects. Rare and sometimes serious side effects of antibiotics include: Allergic reactions. Prolonged diarrhea. Contact your health professional if you develop diarrhea while taking an antibiotic. For more information on this side effect, see diarrhea caused by antibiotics. Inflammation or infection of the small or large intestine (enterocolitis). See Drug Reference for a full list of side effects. (Drug Reference is not available in all systems.) Answered by Tammy Arquero 2 years ago.

i don't know how long you were on it but usually only 5 days if you was on it longer ask your pharmacist about it. Answered by Odessa Casbeer 2 years ago.


Strep Throat/Levaquin?
My doctor prescribed me levaquin for strep throat. I have now been on the the antibiotic for 48 hours and my throat is still killing me, my tonsils are swollen and white still. Is this normal? How long does this stuff usually take to start working? Asked by Alberto Gunner 2 years ago.

You have been taking Levaquin for 48 hours and unfortunately that is not enough time to see any difference. You will have to wait at least 4 to 7 days to notice any change and even if it is at a high dosage it will take that long to get into the system. Some people do not notice any results for 7 to 10 days. Please give it a little more time but do not hesitate to go to the ER or call the doctor if your systems get worse. I have taken Levaquin numerous of times for infections and it is a very good antibiotic. Answered by Lidia Beaudion 2 years ago.


Levaquin treats what?
what treatment is levaquin for Asked by Tammi Rowback 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN Kills Bacteria that Cause Common Infections LEVAQUIN is a broad-spectrum quinolone antibiotic used to treat lung, sinus, skin, and urinary tract infections caused by certain germs called bacteria. If you have one of these kinds of infections, your healthcare professional may have chosen to prescribe LEVAQUIN to treat your infection. LEVAQUIN kills many of the types of bacteria that can infect the lungs, sinuses, skin, and urinary tract and has been shown in a large number of clinical trials to be safe and effective for the treatment of bacterial infections. I am currently taking for a sinus infection and the post nasa drip going into my lungs. It is one of the most potent antibiotics out there. Answered by Frankie Cordone 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN is a quinolone antibiotic used in adults as a lung, sinus, skin, and urinary tract infection treatment when such infections are caused by certain bacteria. LEVAQUIN kills many of the types of bacteria that can infect the lungs, sinuses, skin, and urinary tract and has been shown in a large number of clinical trials to be safe and effective for the treatment of many bacterial infections Answered by Eliz Mercy 2 years ago.


Levaquin??
anyone ever take it? how long does it take to work and how long before it stops sinus infection?? side effects?? Asked by Joseph Woolcock 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a fluroquinolone antibiotic. First it depends on what is causing the sinus infection. It could be viral or bacterial. If caused by a bacteria then Levaquin is a good choice. Levaquin must be taken seperate by 2 hrs either side of any milk, butter,cheese, multivitamins or antacids (Tums, Maalox, or Mylanta). This can bind the medication reducing the efficacy by up to 50%. Since antibiotics don't actually fight off the infection, it just aids your body in doing so, your body needs to be hydrated (to break up mucus in the sinus cavaties) in order to work. Mostly 2-3 days should start to work and fully resolve in 10 to 14 days. Side effects include dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, rash (if allergic), possible heart arrythmias (if taken with certain other drugs), and increased likelyhood of sunburn. Hope you feel better Answered by Alysa Jens 2 years ago.

Levaquin Sinus Infection Answered by Jimmie Irby 2 years ago.

This is a very common antibiotic. You should see results in a day or two depending on how severe the infection. I never had side effects from it, but they should be listed on a paper from the pharmacy when you filled the script. Answered by Meta Genin 2 years ago.

It takes 3-5 days to work.For complete recovery it depends on the severity of infection but usually it takes up to 7 days for complete recovery. Not worth mentioning side effects and varies case to case.and usually its a safe group of antibiotics. Answered by Brad Baumbach 2 years ago.

I was on Levaquin last year. I didn't have that kind of problem. It was just a problem with my other medications. I am on Septra its an antibiotic for a sinus infection. I never heard of Levaquin doing that before. That's strange. I hope you can get some answers about it. talk to your pharmcy about it. they can help you. You probably have a reaction to the medicine. Talk to your doctor too. Answered by Liza Hondros 2 years ago.


Levaquin??
I was perscribed levaquin for a Urinary Tract Infection (because of increased white blood cells) so she has perscibed 250mg of Levaquin once a day for three days. I was wondering if anyone had any serious complications from the medicine. I suffer from anxiety and i'm really anxious to take it because of all the... Asked by Clemente Lannon 2 years ago.

I was perscribed levaquin for a Urinary Tract Infection (because of increased white blood cells) so she has perscibed 250mg of Levaquin once a day for three days. I was wondering if anyone had any serious complications from the medicine. I suffer from anxiety and i'm really anxious to take it because of all the horro stories I have heard people talk about. Answered by Lin Zelkind 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a great antibiotic. Take the med and get your infection taken care of. If you don't treat the infection it can spread to your kidneys or blood stream and put you in the hospital. We use Levaquin all the time at the nursing home I work at and if the elderly can tolerate it well you should do great with it. Stop worrying and tak your first dose. Answered by Alethea Genis 2 years ago.

Hey! I was prescribed Levaquin on Monday for a UTI also (I rather have zit on my face rather than this pain) but anyway I got 20 pills of 500mg. However, I have had a sore throat since the end of May so it is acting dually. I still have a UTI and I have taken 3 500mg pills. No serious complications other than the fact that I lose my appetite and feel tired and weak. I am also on Pyridium and this stuff sucks more than Levaquin. Nausea, headache, and fatigue are my main side effects. Anyway, just take Levaquin because you aren't really on it for an extended time. Just drinks tons of water with it because I don't know what those crystals are but I don't like the sound of those coming out of me. Best of luck. Just know I am suffering right along you. Answered by Setsuko Michlin 2 years ago.


What are the side effects of levaquin? PLEASE ANSWER!?
i took levaquin on friday and on that day i felt depression, my stomach was hurting (probably cause i barely ate on thursday and friday) and today i feel nervous and anxious and i am kind of cold, even though its like 80 something degrees here, but i didnt take the pill today so i want to know how long levaquin... Asked by Ardell Goldtooth 2 years ago.

i took levaquin on friday and on that day i felt depression, my stomach was hurting (probably cause i barely ate on thursday and friday) and today i feel nervous and anxious and i am kind of cold, even though its like 80 something degrees here, but i didnt take the pill today so i want to know how long levaquin side effects persist and i also what to know what to look out for. 1. how long does it take for the side effects to go away? 2. what symptoms should i be worried about, like which ones are the ones i should call my doctor for if i have them? Answered by Sharri Lokhmator 2 years ago.

LEVAQUIN [levofloxacin], is a third generation Fluoroquinolone. It is a very potent antibiotic. It is more potent than the 2nd generation CIPRO. It is associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture [This adverse reaction most frequently involves the Achilles tendon, and rupture of the Achilles tendon may require surgical repair. Tendinitis and tendon rupture in the rotator cuff (the shoulder), the hand, the biceps, the thumb, and other tendon sites have also been reported. The risk of developing fluoroquinolone-associated tendinitis and tendon rupture is further increased in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in those taking corticosteroid drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants. Factors, in addition to age and corticosteroid use, that may independently increase the risk of tendon rupture include strenuous physical activity, renal failure, and previous tendon disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis. Tendinitis and tendon rupture have been reported in patients taking fluoroquinolones who do not have the above risk factors. Tendon rupture can occur during or after completion of therapy; cases occurring up to several months after completion of therapy have been reported.] in all ages. This risk is further increased if you thake a maximum dose or in older patients with diminish renal function. LEVAQUIN should be discontinued if U experience pain, swelling, inflammation or rupture of a tendon or Neurologic Adverse Effects (e.g., dizziness, depression, lightheadedness). 750 mg is the maximum dose for a lean & thin person of 17 years. In this case 250 mg or 500 mg is enough. For all side effects pl see the following link: Answered by Minda Worley 2 years ago.

Tori : If the drugs is inflicting soreness, i could quit taking the drugs and once you get returned on your homeplace, i could attempt to get into the well-known practitioner as at as quickly as as achievable. you will desire to be careful going off of drugs with the aid of fact warning signs can come back worse than formerly. it quite is quite your call. you will desire to weigh the pro's and con's of the drugs formerly doing some thing extravagant, like quitting the drugs. Is there a doctor contained in the area of your region ? shop me stated of your project. i'm hoping each and every little thing is going ok. Answered by Jacque Ojard 2 years ago.

my shoulders,arms.and calfs cause me pain Answered by Chi Romash 2 years ago.


I have been taking 500mg of Levaquin for eight days with no relief of Pneumonia. What do you suggest?
Asked by Season Grinnell 2 years ago.

Just a thought - Levaquin is a good antibiotic used for many different types of pneumonia. Its effectiveness can be adversely affected if you take other drugs. These drug interactions can cause the Levaquin to be less effective. That could be the reason the drug has not helped you. According to the manufacturer, the following may happen: While the chelation by divalent cations is less marked than with other quinolones, concurrent administration of LEVAQUIN Tablets with antacids containing magnesium, or aluminum, as well as sucralfate, metal cations such as iron, and multivitamin preparations with zinc may interfere with the gastrointestinal absorption of levofloxacin, resulting in systemic levels considerably lower than desired. Tablets with antacids containing magnesium, aluminum, as well as sucralfate, metal cations such as iron, and multivitamins preparations with zinc or Videx® (didanosine) may substantially interfere with the gastrointestinal absorption of levofloxacin, resulting in systemic levels considerably lower than desired. These agents should be taken at least two hours before or two hours after levofloxacin administration. If you have not taken any of these medications, then a trip to your doctor for follow up may be in order. The oral dosage of Levaquin can be 750mg if the doctor thinks you need a stronger dose, or Avelox® is another very effective antibiotic for pneumonia. According to Bayer, Avelox® (moxifloxacin HCl) 400mg sequential intravenous to oral monotherapy given once a day is as effective as the potent combination of high-dose ceftriaxone plus high-dose levofloxacin in hospitalised patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) according to new data presented at the 16th Annual Congress of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) in Munich, Germany. Answered by Justa Sedler 2 years ago.

You are probably taking a 10 day dose pack correct? And, remember that levaquin is the strongest antibiotic in pill form- next would be intravenous antibiotics. You could have viral pneumonia, which is harder to cure than bacterial pneumonia. It also takes a long time to get better. When I had pneumonia I was sick for 5 weeks. Be patient, take lots of rest, and follow up with your doctor!!! You may need another chest x-ray to see if the pneumonia spread to a different lobe or another lobe in your lung. Answered by Vaughn Haverty 2 years ago.

so a techniques as ingesting, i'm prepared on chinese language, & i understand a pair good buffets. Then, If we are fortunate sufficient for the water point to be down, i might take you on a excursion of the uncovered limestone fossil beds under the Falls of the Ohio (for the time of from the McAlpine Locks @ Louisville, KY). Then i might coach you the international's 2d best clock (in straight forward terms London's "vast Ben" is larger) -- that's on the front of a Colgate plant in my homeland of Clarksville, IN. Clarksville additionally marks the commencing element of Lewis & Clark's day out. we'd might desire to make a provide up at Schimpff's Confectionary for the wonderful hand-made candies interior the mid-west. Then that's off to Huber's vineyard (desire I say extra) in Floyd's Knobs -- interior the subsequent county to the east. I even have family buried in a cemetary next to Pigeon Roost (a memorial the place settlers have been massacred) in Underwood, IN. further up the line in Henryville, there's a state park w/ lots to verify (i like the view from the hearth tower). at the same time as I do relish a good German brew, i might probable like a number of that southern candy tea, myself. Answered by Rico Hinahon 2 years ago.

I would take a prebiotic (stabilized allicin(from garlic) - bacteria/virus killer) and probiotic (good bacteria for the gut/immune system enhanser). This would tackle bacterial or viral pneumonia. Answered by Rosalyn Divlio 2 years ago.

Go back to the doctor Answered by Jame Horelick 2 years ago.

This is about your health... Why do you ask a bunch of strangers you know nothing about. Pneumonia is serious business Answered by Rivka Edmerson 2 years ago.

yeh start smoking weed, and get baked, and take speed Answered by Luci Visnocky 2 years ago.


What is Levaquin used for?
Yes, "Goin on a Cruise", I have heard of Google and if I could get it on my computer, I wouldn't have to ask for info. I have tried for 5 days to get Google and am now waiting for the tel. co. to help me. Meanwhile, I need an answer about this pill. Thanks for your smart info. Asked by Flor Mcmaken 2 years ago.

Levaquin is an antibiotic that belongs to the class called fluoroquinolones. It CAN be used for certain bacterial respiratory infections like pneumonia but it's not used to treat infections ONLY in one body system. It's used to treat bacterial infections caused by bacteria that are susceptible to it and these bacteria can infect more than one body system. Instead of thinking "respiratory disease", think respiratory infection. Emphysema is a respiratory disease but it isn't an infection and Levaquin isn't used to treat it. Levaquin can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, bacterial skin infections, urinary tract infections, kidney infections and prostate infections. If you don't know what it's for, you shouldn't have it or use it because it may not have been prescribed for you. Destroy the tablet. Answered by Hugo Legarreta 2 years ago.

Levaquin does no longer have bromocriptine in it. It is without doubt one of the more recent antibiotics used to regard urinary form infections. It can purpose nausea - taking it with meals would possibly aid. Try to conclude all the dosing prescribed or your signs is also again in a couple of days. If you begin vomiting the med again up in a while after taking it, then it's time to name your health care professional and he's going to prescribe some thing else. Answered by Zoraida Mastriano 2 years ago.

I'm sorry to answer your question with a question but really, have you never heard of Google search? Answered by Aleshia Banderas 2 years ago.

Leviquin can and DOES kill people. Search "Fluoquinolone Toxicity". DO NOT EVER take this medication ! Answered by Alease Zinz 2 years ago.

It's an antibiotic. Answered by Adrianna Sayasane 2 years ago.


Levaquin side effects.?
I am currently taking this antibiotic and am wondering what side effects are common. I am dizzy and vomiting. Don't know if that is normal or not or if I should consult my doctor. Asked by Judith Mirza 2 years ago.

Did you read the list of side effects that come with your prescription??? If you are dizzy and vomiting why are you on a computer asking strangers what to do? Call your doctor Answered by Diane Abrantes 2 years ago.

I take levaquin and i don't have those side affects..some antibiotics are good for some but not for all.it sounds like you might be a little allergic to it..I would call the Dr. Answered by Matilde Schleuder 2 years ago.

Levaquin is a highly effective antibiotic but it will make you sick as a dog. If you are feeling too bad, ask your doctor for another script such as keflex. Answered by Lynelle Herbst 2 years ago.

Tori : If the medication is causing pain, I would stop taking the medication and when you get back to your homeplace, I would try to get into the doctor as quickly as possible. You must be careful going off of medication because symptoms can come back worse than before. It's really your call. You must weigh the pro's and con's of the medication before doing something extravagant, like quitting the medication. Is there a doctor in the vicinity of your location ? Keep me informed of your situation. I hope everything goes ok. Answered by Lashawn Desolier 2 years ago.

those are less serious side effects and you should continue taking it. You should also consult with your physician about these side effects, especially if they get bothersome. Answered by Carlee Misura 2 years ago.


Levaquin 250mg For 3 days...?
This was perscirbed for a UTI Asked by Raleigh Willimon 2 years ago.

Levaquin 250mg for three days is a usual dose for uncomplicated UTI. Usually doctors give Bactrim (Septra) for that, but it is hard on the stomach. Also people allergic to sulfas cannot use Bactrim. A cannot tell you if you are going to have side effects or not since every person is different . These are the usual recommendations: Take exactly as directed; at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after antacids or other drug products containing calcium, iron, or zinc. Take entire prescription even if feeling better. Maintain adequate hydration (2-3 L/day of fluids) unless advised by prescriber to restrict fluid intake. May cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or confusion (use caution when driving or engaging in tasks that require alertness until response to drug is known); nausea or vomiting (small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking lozenges, or chewing gum may help); or photosensitivity (use sunscreen, wear protective clothing and eyewear, and avoid direct sunlight). Discontinue use immediately and report to prescriber if inflammation, tendon pain, or allergic reaction occurs (itching urticaria, respiratory difficulty, facial edema, difficulty swallowing, loss of consciousness, tingling, chest pain, palpitations). Report persistent diarrhea or constipation; signs of infection (unusual fever or chills); vaginal itching or foul-smelling vaginal discharge; or easy bruising or bleeding. Hope this helps! Answered by Charlette Muncher 2 years ago.

It's early in the day, and I haven't had my coffee yet, but I can't think of any clinical circumstance in which that's a normal dose. It's a powerful and specialized antibiotic, so I'd suggest using something more mundane for, say, a bladder infection, and for anything more serious that requires levofloxacin, you should use a full dose for a full course. Half-measures just lead to antibiotic resistance, and the fluoroquinolones are among the worst about rapid development of resistance. Answered by Mariette Nickleson 2 years ago.

It is an antibiotic used to fight off infections. Take it as directed by your doctor. The link below will give you complete information on the drug. Answered by Kendal Notice 2 years ago.


Side effects from levaquin or other antibiotics?
I recently just got off levaquin, and I wanted to know what specific side effects you had, along with how long they lasted after you took the medication...thank you for your help!! I am feeling like my neck is stiff when I turn to the right.... Asked by Stephane Cargill 2 years ago.

Levaquin is the brand drug that contains levofloxacin which is a fluoroquinolone anti-infective drug. NOT an antibiotic drug. The fluoroquinolones are chemically related to an older antibacterial called nalidix acid. Levaquin is used on organisms that traditional antibiotics don't work on. Side effects that can occur from either drug are many, including headaches, dry mouth, constipation, upset stomach, etc. etc. etc. although muscle stiffness is not mentioned. swelling is. I don't think your sore neck is related to your medication. If it continues or worsens you should see your Dr. Answered by Earlene Deignan 2 years ago.

Nausea is an ordinary section result to any drugs. some thing new is on your physique that your hypothalamus is registering. It purely is familiar with that some thing would desire to have been eaten to place it there. so which you get nausea and diarrhea. Chest discomfort would desire to be from the coughing and your an infection. Muscle discomfort is likewise an ordinary grievance. The melancholy is possibly considering you experience crappy from coughing, muscle discomfort, and in all danger much less restful sleep. i anticipate you recommend a prevalent malaise once you're saying drained existence rigidity. it is known once you're ill. i don't be responsive to what you study that informed you approximately those indications and quitting. Like tink reported in case you have a historic previous of muscle or joint ailment, or reactions to antibiotics, then i could evaluate retaining off temporarily and contact your well being care provider asap. yet do not purely stop your self. Antibiotics got here approximately for sure. they are component to the organic international. We merely made some advancements. the only different organic element you're able to do is guard a healthful eating regimen, wash your hands, and get some relax. Answered by Christiane Strous 2 years ago.

Antibiotics Examples amoxicillin (Amoxil, Larotid, Trimox) amoxicillin-clavulanate (Augmentin, Augmentin XR) ampicillin (Marcillin, Principen) azithromycin (Zithromax) cefaclor (Ceclor) cefdinir (Omnicef) cefpodoxime proxetil (Banan, Vantin) cefprozil (Cefzil) cefuroxime axetil (Ceftin) clarithromycin (Biaxin, Biaxin XL) gatifloxacin (Tequin) levofloxacin (Levaquin) loracarbef (Lorabid) moxifloxacin hydrochloride (Avelox) telithromycin (Ketek) trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra) Antibiotics can be taken orally, intravenously (IV), or by inhaling them through a nose spray. Also, an extended-release dose of amoxicillin-clavulanate is now available. How It Works Antibiotics kill or prevent the growth of bacteria that cause some sinus infections. Antibiotics are usually prescribed for 7 to 10 days. A different antibiotic may be needed if your condition does not begin to improve within 7 days. Why It Is Used Antibiotics may be needed when symptoms of sinusitis do not respond to home treatment, symptoms are severe, or complications (such as pus forming in sinus cavities) develop. How Well It Works Antibiotic treatment of sinusitis is generally safe and very effective. Most people recover completely when they are treated with antibiotics. A 10-day course of the appropriate antibiotic at the proper dosage cures sinusitis caused by bacterial infection about 90% of the time.2 If a particular antibiotic is not effective at eliminating the bacteria, or if you do not take it long enough, the infection is likely to return. Taking the antibiotic at a lower dose for 4 to 6 weeks after the infection clears up may keep the infection from returning. Not all doctors agree that prolonged treatment helps, and there is concern that it can lead to the development of bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. Side Effects The risk of side effects may be greater with certain antibiotics. Common but mild side effects include: A bad taste in the mouth. Upset stomach. Mild to severe diarrhea. Vaginal yeast infection. Telithromycin also may cause temporary nausea, headache, dizziness, or vomiting. Diarrhea and vaginal yeast infections may occur when antibiotics destroy some of the normal and necessary bacteria that live in the body. Eating yogurt may help prevent some of these side effects. Rare and sometimes serious side effects of antibiotics include: Allergic reactions. Prolonged diarrhea. Contact your health professional if you develop diarrhea while taking an antibiotic. For more information on this side effect, see diarrhea caused by antibiotics. Inflammation or infection of the small or large intestine (enterocolitis). See Drug Reference for a full list of side effects. (Drug Reference is not available in all systems.) Answered by Fonda Kopinski 2 years ago.

i don't know how long you were on it but usually only 5 days if you was on it longer ask your pharmacist about it. Answered by Jay Alphin 2 years ago.


Strep Throat/Levaquin?
My doctor prescribed me levaquin for strep throat. I have now been on the the antibiotic for 48 hours and my throat is still killing me, my tonsils are swollen and white still. Is this normal? How long does this stuff usually take to start working? Asked by Hilton Roucoulet 2 years ago.

You have been taking Levaquin for 48 hours and unfortunately that is not enough time to see any difference. You will have to wait at least 4 to 7 days to notice any change and even if it is at a high dosage it will take that long to get into the system. Some people do not notice any results for 7 to 10 days. Please give it a little more time but do not hesitate to go to the ER or call the doctor if your systems get worse. I have taken Levaquin numerous of times for infections and it is a very good antibiotic. Answered by Sharron Misenhimer 2 years ago.


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