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Levofloxacin is an antibiotic used to prevent or treat infections. It works to kill bacteria that cause infections.
Patients may have tests to monitor blood counts while receiving this medicine.
May be taken as a tablet by mouth
May be taken as a liquid by mouth
May be given into the eye as eye drops
May be given as a liquid into a vein by IV
Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, hives, itching, chills, fever, headache, muscle ache, shortness of breath, coughing, tightness in the throat, swelling of the face or neck
Not all patients who take levofloxacin will experience these side effects. Common side effects are in bold, but there may be others. Please report all suspected side effects to your doctor or pharmacist.
Be sure to discuss these and other recommendations with your doctor or pharmacist.