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I took levaquin (levofloxacin) exactly like i should. I have walking pneumonia, bronchitis and sinusitis. I still feel terrible after this very strong medication?

I took levaquin (levofloxacin) exactly like i should. I have walking pneumonia, bronchitis and sinusitis. I still feel terrible after this very strong medication?

Need to see doctor: Levaquin (levofloxacin) is not strong or weak, it is an antibiotic that will cover many of the germs that cause bronchitis and sinusitis and pneumonia but not all. In fact if the illness is caused by a virus their really is no antibiotic that will help. In any case if still unwell the safest thing is to speak with your doctor for further advice. ...Read more

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Is Levaquin (levofloxacin) good after 2 years?

Ask your pharmacist: ask your pharmacist who provided the prescription and they can tell you ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: levaquin (levofloxacin)?

Please describe the medication: levaquin (levofloxacin)?

Antibiotic: Treats infections that are caused by certain kinds of bacteria. Also used to treat and prevent anthrax infection after exposure. Also used to treat and prevent plague. This medicine is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use levaquin (levofloxacin) while 8 weeks pregnant?

Is it safe to use levaquin (levofloxacin) while 8 weeks pregnant?

Not wise: Levaquin (levofloxacin) is a type of antibiotic known as a fluoroquinolone. There is some concern about fluoroquinolones causing damage to the growth plates in bones. I would not advise it. ...Read more

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What about bactrum? Just as effective as cipro (ciprofloxacin) and levaquin? Also, how long should it be taken?

What about bactrum? Just as effective as cipro (ciprofloxacin) and levaquin?  Also, how long should it be taken?

Depends on the : Infection and organ affected. The choice of the drugs is driven by the organism and site of infection. Do you have a particular micro-organism and organ in mind? ...Read more

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Is levaquin (levofloxacin) safe? I have pain in the top middle of my back and my cafs feel really tight. I also fell pin and needles through out my body.

Is levaquin (levofloxacin) safe? I have pain in the top middle of my back and my cafs feel really tight. I also fell pin and needles through out my body.

Many side effects : Safety is a relative term. Every pharmaceutical (& most herbs) has side effects.While most who take Levaquin (levofloxacin) have few if any side effects, it can have serious & long-lasting side effects. Your symptoms could be due to levaquin (levofloxacin). Please contact the doc who prescribed it.It sounds wise to stop it but then you might need a different antibiotic. See http://www.Levaquin (levofloxacin)adversesideeffect.Com/side-effects. ...Read more