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how effective is levofloxacin (levaquin) for treating a kidney infection?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Levofloxacin: Levofloxacin may be used to treat Pyelonephritis & Urinary Tract Infections. What is the organism?
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Very effective: depending on the bacteria causing the infection.
Answered on May 12, 2015

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