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Levaquin belongs to a class of drugs called quinolones. It is an antibiotic that is used in treatment against certain bacterial infections. It is widely used for the treatment against infections of the bladder, kidney, prostate, sinus, skin, and lung. The usual recommended adult dose of levofloxacin ranges from 250 milligrams (mg) and 750 mg per day. The exact dose is determined by the condition being treated and other pre-existing medical conditions. This medicine may be taken with or without food. Levofloxacin should use at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after antacids containing calcium, magnesium, aluminum, or sucralfate, or vitamin and mineral tablets containing calcium, iron or zinc. Do not forget to drink plenty of fluids daily treatment with levofloxacin. Each tablet, capsule-shaped, colored terra cotta pink, imprinted "APO" on one side and "LFX" on the other, contains some amount of levofloxacin. Nonmedicinal ingredients: croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, colloidal silicon dioxide, methylcellulose, stearic acid, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, hydroxypropyl cellulose, polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide and iron oxide red (orange color). Levaquin should not be used to treat children and adolescents because of the likelihood porazhneniya articular cartilage. In the treatment of elderly patients should be noted that the patients in this group often suffer kidney dysfunction. In very severe pneumonia caused by pneumococcus, Levofloxacin may not provide the optimal therapeutic effect. Infections acquired in the hospital and caused by certain pathogens (Pseudomonas aeruginosa), may require combination therapy. During treatment with Levaquin possible development of an attack of convulsions in patients with previous brain damage due to, for example, stroke or serious injury. Convulsive readiness may rise and while the application fenbufena similar to them of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or theophylline.