Is levaquin (levofloxacin) strong antibiotics?

Levaquin (levofloxacin) Levaquin (levofloxacin) kills many different types of bacteria, so yes, i'd classify it as a strong antibiotic.
Strong antibiotic. Not at all sure what a "strong antibiotic" means. Levaquin (levofloxacin) is one of a class of antibiotics called the fluoroquinolones. They are active against many different organisms when they are sensitive, and have the potential to cure infections under given circumstances. They should not be used unnecessarily.

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I was prescribed Levaquin (levofloxacin) for strep and possible sinus infection. Even though it's taken once a day will it help and is it a strong antibiotic?

Levofloxacin. This is a fluorinated quinolone antibiotic that has a relatively broad spectrum of activity, but its effectiveness can only be predicted if you know what the causative organism of the infection is. Sinus infection seldom requires antibiotic therapy. Read more...

I read hair loss from antibiotics is uncommon, but lots of hair loss stories from repeated/long term strong meds like levaquin, (levofloxacin) vancomycin. Possible?

Below. The longer I have practiced medicine, the more I realize that medications can cause multiple symptoms, but they are only reported in the warning label if they are over a percentage of occurrence. You are correct, it is unlikely but possible. Read more...

What would be another antibiotic to use other than levaquin (levofloxacin)? I had a reaction to it, so what can I do?

Depends. Depends on what type of infection you have and where it is located but if Levaquin (levofloxacin) is the only antibiotic you've had a reaction to then chances are good that there's another antibiotic that will work for you. Read more...

Does the antibiotic levaquin (levofloxacin) cause tendon ruptures?

Yes . It can. Any quinolone, Cipro (ciprofloxacin) as well are known to cause tendon issues. The Achilles' tendon in particular. Read more...