shift in quinolone use as generic levofloxacin (Levaquin) becomes available in June

You'll see a shift in quinolone use as generic levofloxacin (Levaquin) becomes available in June.

It'll be the first generic "respiratory" quinolone...and therefore is likely to cost less than using moxifloxacin (Avelox) or gemifloxacin (Factive) for respiratory infections.

But this doesn't mean levofloxacin should be used first-line. It's still important to use quinolones judiciously to limit resistance.

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