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What Is Levofloxacin 500 Mg Used For
I have prostatitis and taking levofloxacin 500 mg. I wanna how much interval should I give between two doses? 12 hours or 24 hours?
I have prostatitis & I took levofloxacin 500 mg for 6 weeks and now again Dr. Gave me same med for 1 month. I want to know will this med be helpful?
PROSTATITIS EVAL: R/O prostatitis is tough to treat. Hopefully you have seen a urologist recently. If no response to levoquin, try doxycycline. I would recheck labs /UA C&S. & testosterone. . You also need abdominal/pelvic/prostate US R/O prostate stones. Also switch to gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com /GUTBLISS. Com ...Read more
If a test came back negative for strep, but I'm halfway through with a 10 day course of levaquin (levofloxacin) 500 (1 qd), should I discontinue now?
Yes: Most throat problems are viral and if culture was negative it is best to stop and not risk causing more problems by continuing. ...Read more
Should not: You should not take any expired med, including antibiotics. Because you lose efficacy and may have side effects of chemical structure change, lose stability etc.... ...Read more
Levofloxacin: See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/levofloxacin-side-effects. HtmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Levofloxacin: You don't say what you were being treated for, how long you had been taking it and how long it was prescribed for. Call the doctor who prescribed this and ask the same question. You don't want to have the infection come right back because it wasn't treated thoroughly enough. ...Read more
Appetite suppression: Or promotion is not a commonly reported response to the antibiotic levoquin: See this PI (Prescribing Information) insert: http://lib. Hebust. Edu. Cn/ywyfzsk/zsk/pi/levaquin.pdf and search Google. Any changes in appetite are more likely due to other issues or possibly uniquely individual. ...Read more
Depends yur conditio:
It depends what you are taking Levaquin (levofloxacin) for
levaquin is an an antibiotic used for infections in different parts of body. Like pneumonia, bronchitis, sinusitis, urinary tract infection etc.
If you feel worse that means either the antibiotic is not effective or you are getting unpleasant side effects from it
check with your doctor who prescribed the antibiotics why you are feeling worse. ...Read more
Lithium: No significant interactions as long as heart and kidney functions are normal. ...Read more
Yes: Can cause GI upset, nausea, vomiting or cramping. Stop if intolerant and call your physician. ...Read more
Strong: Not Issue: Antibiotics are not strong or weak, they are used to eliminate organisms that are causing the medical issue. Each antibiotic is designed to be effective per the location of infection and type of bacteria that is generating the infection. So the question is does the antibiotic chosen for you the correct one addressing the location and type of infection you have. ...Read more
What to do if I overdosed on levofloxacin 750 mg the dosage is 1 tablet daily, I took 3 in one day, now I feel terrible?
Levofloxacin: Please call 1-800-222-1222 anywhere in the United States & it will connect you to your local Poison Control Center. It is a free service & is available 24/7. ...Read more
Is it ok to split a 500mg levaquin (levofloxacin) tablet and only take half if prescribed 250mg? Have them left over and was prescribed 250mg.
Yes: It should be ok to split the tablets. ...Read more