I am on day 8 out of ten using leviquin

Patient : I am on day 8 out of ten using leviquin. I had a sinus infection that two other antibiotics did not get rid of. Now I am having rectal bleeding. Should I stop taking it now or finish the last two doses?
Symptoms:  Rectal bleeding
Doctor :   Thank you for writing to us. You should always finish the complete course of the antibiotics that have been given to you. Not completing a course causes a resistant strain of bacteria to be produced which is very difficult to treat and very dangerous. You need to see your Doctor about the remaining symptoms and get treated accordingly. They may or may not be related to the Levaquin therapy. Hope this helps you. All the best.

Related Q&A

Q: Hi, I had a small cut on my fingernail and a few weeks ago after a bowel movement some fecal matter got through the...

Q: I just used a public toliet. While going to the bathroom (pooping) the poop hit the toilet water and splashed back up...

Q: I have blister and redness on skin next to big toenail and below toe nail red spots. Nail has had white fungus on it...

Q: Hi doctor, My mother in law used a bar of soap that had remnants of raw ground chicken on it to wash her hands. She ...

Q: What is the best course of treatment for persistent Blastocystis Hominis?


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon