Levaquin Drug

Important Information about Levaquin


  • Its generic name is levofloxacin.
  • It is an antibiotic called fluoroquinolones which fights with the bacteria in the body.
  • It is used in the treatment of bronchitis or pneumonia which is caused due to the bacterial infections in the body.
  • It must be stored at room temperature and keep away from the moisture.
  • Inform to your doctor if you have seizures or epilepsy, myasthenia gravis and joint problems.

Side Effects of Levaquin include:

  • Ddizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeat
  • Sudden pain or swelling near your joints.
  • Diarrhea that is watery or bloody
  • Confusion, hallucinations, depression, unusual thoughts or behavior
  • Seizure (convulsions)
  • Pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, fever, weakness
  • Urinating less than usual or not at all
  • Easy bruising or bleeding
  • Numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling in your hands or feet
  • Fever, sore throat, and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash
  • The first sign of any skin rash, no matter how mild.

Less serious Levaquin side effects may include:

  • Nausea, diarrhea, constipation
  • Feeling restless, anxious, or depressed
  • Headache, dizziness
  • Muscle pain
  • Sleep problems (insomnia or nightmares)
  • Vaginal itching or discharge
  • Mild skin itching.