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Doctor insights on: Levaquin And Pregnancy

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I ve bin spotting for almost fourteen days now and I had sex and had a normal bleeding for some hours but now it's back 2 spotting again. I ve done a pregnancy test thrice all negatives bin taking this drug Levofloxacin Tablets but am still spotting. What

I ve bin spotting for almost fourteen days now and I had sex and had a normal bleeding for some hours but now it's back 2 spotting again. I ve done a pregnancy test thrice all negatives bin taking this drug Levofloxacin Tablets but am still spotting. What

Spotting: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What are the side effects of levaquin (levofloxacin) for infection?

What are the side effects of levaquin (levofloxacin) for infection?

Several- check PI: Side effects of Levofloxacin includes: potential for contracting c difficile associated diarrhea, achilles tendon rupture, and potentially, a prolonged qtc on an ekg, increasing the risk of torsades. The list of side effects is listed in the product insert, available at the product website or on the advertisement reverse side. ...Read more

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Tendon ruptures and disabilities caused from levaquin (levofloxacin)?

Tendon ruptures and disabilities caused from levaquin (levofloxacin)?

Fluoroqunolones: Based on the information in animal studies, this class of drugs is avoid in children and there are reports of tendonitis in adults from prolonged use. I personally have used this class of drugs for prolonged periods of time in patients with chronic infection and have never seen any problems with tendonitis. ...Read more

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Can patient get levaquin (levofloxacin) if he allergic to penicillin?

Yes: If patient allergic to penicillin, they can get different option of medication, and Levaquin (levofloxacin) is one of them. ...Read more

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Is cefuroxime along with axitrhomycin as strong as levaquin (levofloxacin)?

Is cefuroxime along with axitrhomycin as strong as levaquin (levofloxacin)?

DOUBLE ANTIBIOTIC: Coverage is rather unusual. Antibiotics are all good and effective, as long as prescribed for the right reasons/conditions. I am still not sure about those 2 particular antibiotics being prescribed at the same time... ...Read more

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Will taking levaquin (levofloxacin) and many medicines cause frequent urination?

Will taking levaquin (levofloxacin) and many medicines cause frequent urination?

No. But,: Levaquin (levofloxacin) should not cause frequent urination. Some medicines could slow down emptying of bladder (eg, decongestants). If the bladder does not empty well, frequent incomplete voids may develop. Also, subsequent UTI and kidney disease may develop in this case, esp in men with prostate enlargement. ...Read more

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Please describe treatments to long term side effects of levaquin (levofloxacin)?

Please describe treatments to long term side effects of levaquin (levofloxacin)?

Levaquin (levofloxacin) side effect: Most side effects are short lived and go away when you stop the medication. Most likely side effects would be upset stomach or diarhea from the change of the bowel flora (the bacteria in the gut). Good luck, hope you feel better. ...Read more