Levaquin (levofloxacin) is in a group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones (flor-o-KWIN-o-lones). Levaquin fights bacteria in the body. Levaquin is used to treat bacterial infections of the skin, sinuses, kidneys, bladder, or prostate. It is also used to treat bacterial infections that cause bronchitis or pneumonia, and to treat people who have been exposed to anthrax.
How to consume
When you buy Levaquin, Take it with a full glass of water (8 ounces). Drink several extra glasses of fluid each day while you are taking Levaquin. You may take Levaquin tablets with or without food. Take Levaquin oral solution (liquid) on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals. Measure liquid medicine with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one. Take this medication for the full prescribed length of time. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared. Skipping doses may also increase your risk of further infection that is resistant to antibiotics. Levaquin will not treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu. Levaquin can cause you to have a false positive drug screening test. If you provide a urine sample for drug screening, tell the laboratory staff that you are taking Levaquin.
FDA pregnancy category C: It is not known whether Levaquin is harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using Levaquin. Levofloxacin can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
If you miss your dose, take it as soon as you remember, or if it is too late, skip the missed dose and continue with your routine dose at the next scheduled time. In the condition of consuming over dose, as overdose can be fatal to your health, call your doctor and seek medical help.
Encounter with other drugs
Always tell your doctor about other medications you use such as: Medicines to treat psychiatric disorders, such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine); Migraine headache medicine such as sumatriptan (Imitrex, Treximet); Narcotic medication such as methadone (Methadose, Diskets, Dolophine); An NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin); A blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven); Theophylline (Elixophyllin, Theo-24, Theochron, Uniphyl); An antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab,); An antidepressant like amitriptylline (Elavil, Vanatrip, Limbitrol), clomipramine; Anti-malaria medications such as chloroquine (Aralen); Medicine to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting such as dolasetron (Anzemet); As steroid medicine (prednisone and others). This list may be incomplete and there may be other drugs that may also encounter with levaquin to produce harmful drug interactions, which may prove to be harmful, to avoid such scenario, always tell your doctor about the drugs you use, or planning to start a new medication.
Call your doctor and seek medical help if you have any of these side effects: Headache, or dizziness; Vaginal discomfort; Irregular heartbeat; Mental/mood changes; Change in amount of urine; Yellowing of eyes or skin; Abdominal pain, or vision changes; White patches in your mouth; A change in vaginal discharge; Nausea; Diarrhoea; Vomiting; Oral thrush; Seizures; Chest pain; Restlessness; Confusion; Trouble sleeping; Change in taste; New yeast infection (e.g., oral or vaginal fungal infection);Tendon, joint, or muscle pain or swelling, 'sunburn' (sun sensitivity).This is not a complete list of side effects and others may appear during the time you use Levaquin. Always follow the prescription and the guidelines set by the doctor to avoid any side effect. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Store it well
After you buy Levaquin online, read the instructions properly and keep this medication at the room temperature and keep away from the reach of the children after you buy Levaquin.
Disclaimer: the above information provided is for your own reference. If you need to start the medicine under any circumstance(s) please consult your health care facilitator for a detailed plan to follow up.