levofloxacin - injection, Levaquin
GENERIC NAME: LEVOFLOXACIN - INJECTION (lev-oh-FLOX-uh-sin)
BRAND NAME(S): Levaquin
WARNING: This medication may rarely cause tendon damage (e.g., tendinitis, tendon rupture) during or after treatment. Your risk for tendon problems is greater if you are over 60 years of age, if you are taking corticosteroids (such as prednisone), or if you have had a kidney, heart or lung transplant. Stop exercising, rest, and seek immediate medical attention if you develop joint/muscle/tendon pain or swelling.
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