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Levaquin (levofloxacin) Information for Inhalational Anthrax

Levaquin (levofloxacin) is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. It does not work for viral infections (for example, the common cold). Levaquin is approved for the inhaled form of anthrax after an individual has been exposed. Safety and efficacy in pediatric patients and adolescents less than 18 years of age have not been established.