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Levaquin® (levofloxacin) is a prescription medication used for the treatment of infections caused by certain types of bacteria. It can also be administered after exposure to inhaled anthrax to prevent infection. It is also approved to prevent and treat plague.
 
The antibiotic, which belongs to a class of drugs called fluoroquinolones, comes in the form of tablets, an injection, and an oral solution. Before your healthcare provider prescribes you Levaquin, make sure he or she is aware if you are pregnant, have epilepsy, or have any allergies.
 
(Click Levaquin to learn more about Levaquin and its effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on Levaquin.)
 
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