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Are there any substitutes for Levaquin

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Are there any substitutes for Levaquin ?

Greetings.

 

For which infection is Levaquin prescribed?

Was a specific organism/bacteria identified?

 

Dr. Arun

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
meisentery inflamation.

Hello,

 

Following antibiotics can be given for the mesentry inflammation instead of Levofloxacin;

 

1) Clindamycin

2) Metronidazole

3) Amoxicillin

4) Ampicillin/sulbactam

5) Ciprofloxacin

 

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

 

Dr. Arun



Edited by Dr. Arun Phophalia on 12/5/2010 at 2:56 AM EST
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I am looking for a generic, one with the least side affects.

Hello,

 

Amoxicillin is generic and has the least side effect among all.

 

It is pleasure and privilege assisting you.

 

Dr. Arun

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I am allergic to Amoxicillin.

Hello,

 

Ciprofloxacin too is available as generic and has far lesser side effects than the Levaquin.

 

Dr. Arun

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