Cartilage damage and arthropathy have been reported in immature animals of various species giving rise to concern over possible toxic effects on human fetal bone formation.
Talk to your doctor about the risks of using levofloxacin injection. Working Group on Civilian Biodefense. Risks of use of the active ingredient Levofloxacin during breastfeeding.
If this happens, levofloxacin and other antibiotic medicines may not work in the future. Levofloxacin belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolone antibiotics which work by killing the bacteria causing infection.
Levofloxacin Pregnancy Warnings
The most common side effects of levofloxacin include: Using a pharmacokinetic model, a peak milk level of 8. If you choose this option, it cannot be undone, and you'll need to choose at least new topic to continue using your HealthSavvy programs. The only likely risk is change in gut flora, diarrhea and a remote risk of overgrowth of C.
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Theoretically, the calcium in breast milk might bind to Levaquin in the digestive tract of the infant, preventing the medication from being absorbed into the bloodstream this is why Levaquin should not be taken with calcium.
Ofloxacin Floxin has been approved by the American Academy of Pediatrics for use in breastfeeding mothers. Levofloxacin can cause s evere allergic reactions. Tell your doctor about all your medical conditions, including if you: Levofloxacin may be found in some form under the following brand names: Levofloxacin is the S -enantiomer of the fluoroquinolone, ofloxacin.
Intestine infection Pseudomembranous colitis. A woman received levofloxacin mg once a day IV for 9 days, then orally for 17 days ; 26 breast milk samples were collected, starting on day 10 of therapy and continuing for 6 days after therapy was stopped.
Levofloxacin Brand Names Back to Top. You may need a lower dose of levofloxacin if your kidneys do not work well. Stop taking levofloxacin and get emergency medical help right away if you have any of the following symptoms of a severe allergic reaction: I was just diagnosed with bilateral pneumonia.
No information is available on the clinical use of levofloxacin during breastfeeding.