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How effective is Levaquin for Pneumonia?
Overall ratings: 3.2/5
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This is a review of how effective Levaquin (levofloxacin) is for Pneumonia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 60 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Levaquin
Levaquin (latest outcomes from 28,766 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Pneumonia (latest reports from 762,438 patients) can be treated by Levaquin, Azithromycin, Prednisone, Avelox, Clarithromycin, Levofloxacin.
On Oct, 24, 2014: 60 people are studied for taking Levaquin in Pneumonia
Levaquin effectiveness for Pneumonia (number of people):
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I completed the antibiotic, and since its completion, I am seeming to have side effects continuing to appear.
I have a history of eczema, and my skin has been very itchy. I started using a tea tree oil soap, and question if this is also taking away "good" flora and is exacerbating the yeast on my skin.
From this study (1 year ago):
3-5 days after getting off a 17-day course of treatment with Levaquin, I developed large, complex tears in the meniscus of both knees. Prior to this, I had no history of knee injury.
From this study (2 years ago):
avelox - levaquin and rocephin have not for full recovery of gram positive pneumonia bacterial infection
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Boo, could you email me.. I took a ton of cipro over 25 years with problems and was told I had cfs. I took 42 pills of levaquin with prednisone, it blew me apart like a bomb, for mere bronchitis.. I was electrocuted for 15 months, now my heart pounds non stop, cant move barely, have terrors that sur ...
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