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A 32-year-old female asked:

Is levaquin (levofloxacin) strong antibiotics?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Strong antibiotic: Not at all sure what a "strong antibiotic" means. Levaquin (levofloxacin) is one of a class of antibiotics called the fluoroquinolones. They are active against many different organisms when they are sensitive, and have the potential to cure infections under given circumstances. They should not be used unnecessarily.
Dr. Chris Hawley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Levaquin (levofloxacin): Levaquin (levofloxacin) kills many different types of bacteria, so yes, i'd classify it as a strong antibiotic.
Last updated Feb 1, 2019


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