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Dosage and side effects of quinobiot or levofloxacin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i've taken quinobiot or levofloxacin for 7 days for a bladder infection. On the today i took 750 mg( the last pill) and i was feeling better but when i went pee i saw the paper was light yellow mixed w/ orange red. Could it be because of the meds (they gave me a bit of diarhea )?
Doctor :   HI,
Doctor :   Dr
User :   hello doc
Doctor :   yes, you are right it is because of the medicine
User :   I wasn't sure the bowels are better ,but this was a new thing and didn't know it was a side ettect
Doctor :   its a common sideeffect
User :   one last concern , I had to figure out my own dose
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   May know your age , gender and weight ?
User :   Sorry i ment XXXXX ,so i tried to take 500 mg a day but i took the full 750mg the last day .that was my concern
Doctor :   not a problem but the recommended dose is 500mg
User :   37 female 118
Doctor :   yes, for you the recommended dose would be 500mg only
User :   If thats all doctor I thank you and have a good night
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care
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