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Avelox for kidney infection or cystitis?

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Anonymous 16 Apr 2010

I don't knw if this is what you want?

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Avelox are used for:
Treating infections caused by certain bacteria.

Avelox are a fluoroquinolone. It works by killing sensitive bacteria by stopping the production of essential proteins needed by the bacteria to survive.

Do NOT use Avelox if:
you are allergic to any ingredient in Avelox or to any other quinolone antibiotic (eg, levofloxacin)
you have certain types of irregular heartbeat (eg, QT prolongation) or low blood potassium levels
you are taking cisapride, a class IA or III antiarrhythmic (eg, amiodarone, procainamide, quinidine, sotalol), astemizole, or terfenadine
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Avelox:
Some medical conditions may interact with Avelox. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
if you have a stomach infection, liver problems, brain or nervous system problems, muscle problems (eg, myasthenia gravis), increased pressure in the brain, Alzheimer disease, brain blood vessel problems, or a history of seizures
if you have a history of severe or persistent diarrhea, skin sensitivity to the sun, low blood potassium levels, heart problems (eg, fast or slow heartbeat, angina), irregular heartbeat (eg, QT prolongation), or heart attack, or if you have a family member with a history of irregular heartbeat
if you have a history of joint or tendon problems; rheumatoid arthritis; kidney problems or decreased kidney function; or heart, kidney, or lung transplant
if you take a corticosteroid (eg, prednisone) or participate in strenuous physical work or exercise

JohnySmith 16 Apr 2010

Avelox is not used to treat UTI infections

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