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this antibiotic http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levaquin. How many victims of plague did you have in that ER of yours...8-9 years ago??.

My MIL was prescribed Levaquin by her doctor at the critical care clinic for a suspected case of pneumonia.

Claims such as this can be checked for veracity on line!!

Yes, they can. Such as in PubMed...

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/20455679/
Levofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone that has a broad spectrum of activity against several causative bacterial pathogens of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). The efficacy and tolerability of levofloxacin 500 mg once daily for 10 days in patients with CAP are well established...

Your comments about why doctors can be delayed and run late for appointments were on topic and mostly thoughtful. But the above tirade is rude and nonsensical. Even if you never prescribed Levaquin yourself before you retired from practicing dentistry, doesn't mean you aren't capable of looking up a medication's use with a bit more care than that before making such silly comments.

Laura
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