Is levofloxaxin penicillin?
No, levofloxacin is not a penicillin.
Levofloxacin is in a group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. Levofloxacin fights bacteria in the body.
Levofloxacin is used to treat bacterial infections of the skin, sinuses, kidneys, bladder, or prostate. Levofloxacin is also used to treat bacterial infections that cause bronchitis or pneumonia, and to treat people who have been exposed to anthrax or plague.
- Levofloxacin Information for Consumers
- Levofloxacin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Levofloxacin (detailed)
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