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Is it safe to take levaquin (levofloxacin) while pregnant or breastfeeding?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology
In brief: Yes
Levaquin, (levofloxacin) and antibiotics like it called quinalones, may effect bone formation and for this reason are not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.
There are antibiotics that are safe to use.

In brief: Yes
Levaquin, (levofloxacin) and antibiotics like it called quinalones, may effect bone formation and for this reason are not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.
There are antibiotics that are safe to use.
Dr. Scott Kramer
Dr. Scott Kramer
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