Levaquin drug is considered good for bacterial infections and also to prevent or slow down anthrax after it is exposed.
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The medicine is also known as Levofloxacin and is sold under the trade name as Levaquin in the market. This is an antibiotic and is used to treat many bacterial infections. It was first approved for the medical use in the year 1996 and is listed as an essential medicine. It is listed in the World Health Organization`s list of essential medicines. The generic versions of the medicine are also available. The wholesale cost of this medicine is pretty less.

Uses of Levaquin

This medicine is used to treat bacterial infections. The infections can be of sinuses, skin, bladder, kidney or prostate. Levaquin is also used in the curing of bacterial infections that cause bronchitis or pneumonia. It is also used to treat patients of anthrax.

Levaquin (Levofloxacin) tablets

Side Effects of Levaquin

Levaquin can have very side effects. It can cause some irreversible changes, hence is not advisable to use without a proper prescription. If you experience certain side effects such as

  • Severe stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Chest pain
  • Watery diarrhea
  • Sudden weakness
  • Ill feeling
  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Mouth sores
  • Easy bleeding
  • Seizure
  • Muscle weakness
  • Unable to breathe
  • Liver problems
  • Jaundice
  • Upper stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Clay colored stools
  • Dark urine
  • Chills
  • Signs of tendon rupture
  • Swelling
  • Sudden pain
  • Snapping sound of joints
  • Being sensitive to temperature
  • Nerve symptoms
  • Depressions
  • Hallucinations
  • Paranoia
  • Tremors
  • Restless feeling
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Insomnia
  • Vision problems
  • Pain behind the eyes
  • Skin rash
  • Blistering
  • Peeling

Talk to your doctor for some medicine for the common side effects such as

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea

If you are still not comfortable using this medicine then consult your doctor about the same.

Contraindications of Levaquin

This medicine can cause some very bad side effects and irreversible changes. You should stop taking this medicine immediately, if you have sudden pain, selling or bruising or any movement problems in the joints. This medicine can also cause swelling or tearing of the tendon. It is common in people who are over 60 years of age. It is good to talk to your doctor and discuss with him your medical history. If you are suffering from any of the following conditions, bone problems, arthritis, tendon problems, heart rhythm problems, long QT syndrome, liver or kidney disease, seizure disorder, nerve disorder, low level of potassium in the blood, if you are using any blood thinner, or diabetes, this medicine can have serious side effects. Also, inform your doctor about the current medicines that you are using. Some medicines can interact with this medicine and can have serious consequences. Drink ample amount of fluids to keep the kidney in good condition and functional. Consult your doctor for any changes in the medicine dose. Making changes without consulting a doctor can be harmful and fatal in certain conditions.

Pregnancy and Levaquin

This medicine is not known to harm an unborn child, when used during pregnancy. It is still not advisable to use this medicine during pregnancy without consulting a doctor. If you are breast feeding, then do not use this medicine as it can pass to the baby and may harm them.

Drug Uses

Levaquin drug is considered good for bacterial infections and also to prevent or slow down anthrax after it is exposed.

How Taken

Levaquin should be taken as per the doctor’s prescription. You have to drink extra fluids. Always take the drug at the same time every day. Take the full course to get the best results.

Missed Dose

If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Skip the missed dose if it is time for the next dose. Do not mix the two dosages.

More Information

Levaquin drug can cause lightheadedness and dizziness. These can be worse if taken with alcohol or some other medications. It is better not to drive after taking Levaquin.  Consult your doctor if the symptom worsens.