Avelox vs Levaquin

Avelox
(Rx)
Levaquin
(Rx)
Avelox is an antibiotic.
Levaquin is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.3
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.1
Slightly Satisfied
Concern level
2.9
Concern level
2.7
Approval Date
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December 10, 1999
December 20, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
5,936 Discussions
29,907 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Avelox is prescribed for Sinus Infections, Infection, Pneumonia and Bronchitis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#3 for UTI
#4 for Pneumonia
#5 for Bronchitis
#6 for Prostatitis
#7 for Bartonella
#10 for Ear Infection
#11 for Chlamydia
Levaquin is prescribed for Infection, Sinus Infections, UTI and Pneumonia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ave
Allergy
10
Dizziness
7
Anxiety
6
Nausea
6
Tiredness
5
Insomnia
4
Weakness
3
Tendonitis
3
Depression
2
Neuropathy
2
Lev
Allergy
8
Insomnia
5
Tiredness
5
Nausea
4
Anxiety
4
Weakness
3
Dizziness
3
Tendonitis
3
Depression
2
Muscle Pain
2
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6
4
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4
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3
Dizziness
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7
Tendonitis
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3
3
Depression
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2
2
Muscle Pain
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2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Avelox during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Levaquin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 400 mg
Tablet: 250 mg, 500 mg, 750 mg
Solution: 250 mg/10 mL, 25 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Moxifloxacin Hcl , Moxifloxacin Hcl/Sodium Chloride Iso-Osmotic
Levofloxacin, Levofloxacin/Dextrose 5%-Water
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Avelox and Levaquin: Severe Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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