Levaquin

What is Levaquin?

Levaquin (levofloxacin) is in a group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. Levaquin is used to treat bacterial infections of the skin, sinuses, kidneys, bladder, or prostate. Levaquin is also used to treat bacterial infections that cause bronchitis or pneumonia, and to treat people who have been exposed to anthrax or plague.

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I am currently taking 500 mg Levaquin once per day and after my morning dose today, I noticed tightness in my achilles tendons while walking down...

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Hi,

Thanks for the query.

Levaquin (Leofloxacin) is known to cause Tendinopathy and Tendon Rupture. It usually occurs about 2 weeks after the...

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Hi i m 32 yr old woman i had cold and cough in the month of 11 Hi i m 32 yr old woman ....i had cold and cough in the month of 11/10/2010......i...

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Dear Rani, Welcome to Healthcaremagic!
My colleague is correct that you are suffering from urticaria, more specifically-- Chronic Idiopathic...

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