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I'm wondering about the safety of taking levofloxacin days.

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I'm wondering about the safety of taking levofloxacin for 21 days.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

Hello,

Thank you for your question.

I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

In some infections, prolonged course is required.

Though the risk of side effects may be increased but it does not occur always.

You may not feel any.

If you develop any new symptom, I would suggest to inform your doctor.

I hope this information helps.

If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.

If you are satisfied, please rate my answer as good or excellent.

Regards.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Is it normal to have a headache and feeling of sluggishness when on this?
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

Why are you taking Levofloxacin?

In which part of head do you feel the pain?

Please write more about sluggishness.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I am taking Levofloxacin because of a case of prostatitis.
I feel pressure on my head in general, like wearing a helmet and it's hard to focus.
Sluggishness in the sense that i feel tired.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

In prostatitis, long course is usually required.

It can be prescribed for 28 days too.

These side effects are not specific to levofloxacin.

Please try to plenty of fluid, avoid stress & take rest.