How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Arun Phophalia Your Own Question
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 35716
Experience:  MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist
5625079
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Dr. Arun Phophalia is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Are there any substitutes for Levaquin?

This answer was rated:

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

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

Dr. Arun Phophalia and 2 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you