4 doctors weighed in:

Does smoking effect levaquin (levofloxacin)?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Indirectly

Smoking affects the respiratory tract: inflammation, paralysis of hair-cells that help sweep mucus, etc out of the lungs.
So smoking counters/slows the efforts of any antibiotic you're taking for respiratory infection. Like taking a poison & its antidote at the same time.

In brief: Indirectly

Smoking affects the respiratory tract: inflammation, paralysis of hair-cells that help sweep mucus, etc out of the lungs.
So smoking counters/slows the efforts of any antibiotic you're taking for respiratory infection. Like taking a poison & its antidote at the same time.
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