Levaquin vs Zpak

Levaquin
(Rx)
Zpak
(Rx)
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Satisfaction Score
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2.1
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.7
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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December 20, 1996
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
30,022 Discussions
26,482 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
Zpak is prescribed for Sinus Infections, Infection, Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Streptococcal Infection and Ear Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Lev
Allergy
10
Insomnia
6
Tiredness
6
Nausea
5
Anxiety
5
Weakness
4
Dizziness
3
Tendonitis
3
Depression
3
Muscle Pain
3
Zpa
Dizziness
2
Weakness
2
Exhaustion
1
Stomach Pain
1
Weight Gain
1
Chest Pain
1
Nasal Congestion
1
Migraines
1
Stomach Problems
1
Tingling
1
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Zpak
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Allergy
Lev
Zpa
10
0
Insomnia
Lev
Zpa
6
0
Tiredness
Lev
Zpa
6
0
Nausea
Lev
Zpa
5
0
Anxiety
Lev
Zpa
5
0
Weakness
Lev
Zpa
4
2
Dizziness
Lev
Zpa
3
2
Tendonitis
Lev
Zpa
3
0
Depression
Lev
Zpa
3
0
Muscle Pain
Lev
Zpa
3
0
Dizziness
Zpa
Lev
2
3
Weakness
Zpa
Lev
2
4
Exhaustion
Zpa
Lev
1
0
Stomach Pain
Zpa
Lev
1
0
Weight Gain
Zpa
Lev
1
0
Chest Pain
Zpa
Lev
1
0
Nasal Congestion
Zpa
Lev
1
0
Migraines
Zpa
Lev
1
0
Stomach Problems
Zpa
Lev
1
0
Tingling
Zpa
Lev
1
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 Levaquin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Zpak and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 250 mg, 500 mg, 750 mg
Solution: 250 mg/10 mL, 25 mg/mL
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Levofloxacin , Levofloxacin/Dextrose 5%-Water
Azithromycin, Azithromycin Hydrogen Citrate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Levaquin and Zpak: 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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