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I'm wondering about the safety of taking levofloxacin for 21 days.
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Health Professional: Dr. Saha, Doctor (MD) replied 2 years ago
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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.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Is it normal to have a headache and feeling of sluggishness when on this?
Health Professional: Dr. Saha, Doctor (MD) replied 2 years ago

Why are you taking Levofloxacin?

In which part of head do you feel the pain?

Please write more about sluggishness.

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Customer reply replied 2 years 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.
Health Professional: Dr. Saha, Doctor (MD) replied 2 years 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.

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