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After taking levaquin (levofloxacin) for 10 days I'm still sick with sore throat and nausea fatigue lost my voice tested negative for strep. Could this be mono?

After taking levaquin (levofloxacin) for 10 days I'm still sick with sore throat and nausea fatigue lost my voice tested negative for strep. Could this be mono?

Possibilities: mono is a possibility. Also, numerous other viral causes for sore throat are possible. Levaquin (levofloxacin) would only treat a bacterial cause for your sore throat. Make sure to follow up again with your PCP for recheck and mono test as well as indicated. ...Read more

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Have you heard of levaquin (levofloxacin) tendinitis?

Have you heard of levaquin (levofloxacin) tendinitis?

Yes!: Levaquin (levofloxacin) and similar drugs (ciprofloxacin) take for long periods can weaken tendons as a side-effect. A brief course , most likely would not do it. Also, many infections can trigger reactive arthritis, which may cause tendinitis! ...Read more

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Can u get pregnant while taking levaquin (levofloxacin)?

Can u  get pregnant while taking levaquin (levofloxacin)?

Yes: It is odd to take abx during sex, but you can get pregnant while taking them :d if you think you may be pregnant, tell your prescriber or OB or pharmacist asap, as this changes the risks of the med, and they may suggest you stop it (but don't do it on your own). ...Read more

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Is it okay to take levaquin (levofloxacin) and glimepiride?

Is it okay to take levaquin (levofloxacin) and glimepiride?

Maybe: An interaction check using eprocrates indicates that this combination may alter glycemic control. That means there is a risk or either or low blood sugar. You should monitor you glucose levels and discussmeds with you pcp. ...Read more