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can pregnant women use levaquin (levofloxacin)?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Levaquin (levofloxacin): Levaquin (levofloxacin) is FDA Pregnancy Category C (Risk cannot be ruled out).
Answered on May 9, 2015

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