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Tendon ruptures and disabilities caused from levaquin (levofloxacin)?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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