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Is it safe to take levaquin while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take levaquin while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Category C/ concerns: Study of this class of abx has shown problems in animal studies, but lot in existing data from human exposure. This places it in a cat c group. During lactation, the status is not clear. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Is it safe to use levaquin while 8 weeks pregnant?

Is it safe to use levaquin while 8 weeks pregnant?

Not wise: Levaquin 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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Is it safe to try to get pregnant without starting prenatal vitamins or taking a weeks worth? I'm also finishing levaquin 3 days before ovulation.

Is it safe to try to get pregnant without starting  prenatal vitamins or taking a weeks worth? I'm also finishing levaquin 3 days before  ovulation.

Safe: Using prenatal vitamins, a multivitamin, or just Folic Acid for 2 months prior to pregnancy reduces your risk of having a baby with a neural tube defect or a cardiac defect. So take your vitamins! the fact that you are using Levaquin prior to ovulation doesn't change your risk. Safe to try and get pregnant? Probably. To decrease your anxiety take your vitamins and wait 'til next month. ...Read more

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Can u get pregnant while taking levaquin?

Can u  get pregnant while taking levaquin?

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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Hello doctors, i was taking levofloxacin tavanic during my ovulation, so my question is if u got pregnant what are the risks that baby is not normal?

Hello doctors, i was taking levofloxacin tavanic during my ovulation, so my question is if u got pregnant what are the risks that baby is not normal?

No harm: When you ovulate it still takes time for the sperm to meet the egg and start growing cells that divide and grow a baby. The first 4 weeks of a pregnancy we call "all or nothing" which means you either have to do a lot of harm which will cause a miscarriage (not from your medication) or nothing will damage the baby! ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant while on birth control and levofloxacin?

Can i get pregnant while on birth control and levofloxacin?

Which oral contracep: Levofloxacin doesn't impact many oral contraceptive but can impact use of mestranol / norethindrone. ...Read more

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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

Levaquin (Definition)

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 ...Read more