What is Levaquin?
Levaquin belongs to the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics, while amoxicillin is a penicillin type of antibiotic.
What is Levaquin used for?
Levaquin is used to treat infections of the sinuses, skin, lungs, ears, airways, bones, and joints caused by susceptible bacteria.
How do Levaquin work?
Levaquin is an antibiotic used for treating bacterial infections. It works by stopping multiplication of bacteria by preventing the reproduction and repair of their genetic material (DNA).
What is the dosage of Levaquin?
It is important to take oral formulations at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after any antacid or mineral supplement containing iron, calcium, zinc, or magnesium since these bind Levaquin and prevent its absorption into the body.
What should be avoided while taking Levaquin?
Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how this medicine will affect you. Your reactions could be impaired.