Levofloxacin is in a group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones (flor-o-KWIN-o-lones). Levofloxacin fights bacteria in the body.
Levofloxacin ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes.
body aches or pain
dryness or soreness of throat
swelling of the eyelid
tender, swollen glands in neck
trouble in swallowing
Itching, pain, redness or swelling of eye or eyelid
watering of eyes
feeling of having something in the eye
eye burning, dryness, itching, or pain
increased sensitivity of eyes to light
Treating certain bacterial infections. It may be used in combination with other medicines to treat acne or certain amoeba infections. It may be used to prevent certain types of malaria in travelers who will be visiting malaria-infected areas for less than 4 months. It may also be used to prevent or slow the progression of anthrax after exposure. Doryx delayed-release capsules are a tetracycline antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria. Slowing the bacteria's growth allows the body's immune system to destroy the bacteria.