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What is the difference between Quixin and oral levofloxacin?

Quixin, or levofloxacin ophthalmic, is a liquid 0.5 percent solution of the antibiotic levofloxacin. It is topically applied to the eye to treat bacterial eye infections. Oral levofloxacin contains the same active ingredient, but is taken by mouth to treat internal bacterial infections elsewhere in the body.

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