Levaquin is a medicine from antibiotics group that called fluoroquinolones. Levaquin fights bacteria in the body; it used to treat bacterial infections of the kidneys, bladder, prostate, sinuses and skin. It may be used as a preventive measure against anthrax after explosion, and for other conditions that are not listed here.

How Taken

Use Levaquin exactly as it prescribed, take it with plenty amount of water. For the maximum benefit, use Levaquin at the same time each day. You are welcome to use extra fluids during the day. You may take Levaquin with or without meal, but it will be better to take it 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals.

More Information

Use Levaquin for the complete course of treatment; don't stop using it if you feel better in the beginning, it is necessary to clean up your infection completely. Levaquin is an antibiotic that stops multiplications of bacteria in the body and by preventing the reproduction and repeir of their genetic material. Levaquin is well known and approved medicine around the world; it is one of top-rated drugs that can eradicate the bacteria.


Inform your doctor if you are allergic to any medicine, food or substances. Use Levaquin with caution; do not perform any unsafe activities. Also Levaquin can make your skin sensitive to sunlight, so avoid exposure to sunlight, sun laps or tanning beds (use a sunscreen, or wear protective clothing if you need to be outside for a log period). Levaquin should not be used for children that younger 18 because the safety and effectiveness for them have not be confirmed. For take Levaquin if you are pregnant, or planning to become pregnant or if you are breast-feeding.

Possible Side Effects

Levaquin may cause the following side effects: headache, dizziness, muscle pain, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, feeling restless or depressed, sleep problems, vaginal itching or discharge, mild skin itching, dark urine, stomach pain, chest pain, hallucinations and hoarseness. This is not the complete list of side effects of Levaquin, call your doctor (seek medical care) if any of these or other side effects is bothering you.

Levaquin (levofloxacin)