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How effective is Levaquin for Upper respiratory tract infection?

Overall ratings: 2.9/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Levaquin (levofloxacin) is for Upper respiratory tract infection. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 9 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Levaquin

Levaquin (latest outcomes from 28,770 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis.

Trend of levaquin reports

Upper respiratory tract infection

Upper respiratory tract infection (latest reports from 20,022 patients) can be treated by Azithromycin, Amoxicillin, Levaquin, Clarithromycin, Zithromax.

Trend of Upper respiratory tract infection reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 9 people are studied for taking Levaquin in Upper respiratory tract infection




Levaquin effectiveness for Upper respiratory tract infection


Long term Levaquin effectiveness for Upper respiratory tract infection

Levaquin effectiveness for Upper respiratory tract infection (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall12330
Long term
(1+ years)
00000

Age of people who take Levaquin for Upper respiratory tract infection * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Upper respiratory tract infection0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%22.22%44.44%22.22%11.11%

Who find Levaquin more effective for Upper respiratory tract infection?

Age of people who find Levaquin more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Upper respiratory tract infection0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • How long did the hives/itching eyes last?
    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Psoriasis, and takes Daptomycin, Bactrim, Levaquin, Vancomycin Hydrochloride, Clindamycin Phosphate In Dextrose 5%)
    had back to back allergic reactions to iv abx - after clinda (april 2014) developed sjs - still having hives around my eyes, watering, and severe itching. have been on 4x dose zyrtec, prn benadryl. when will this go away?

  • I was on leviquin for cellulitis now i can't walk rupture ligament tindeitt
    (Asked by a 64 year old woman who has Can Not Walk 1 Block Un Stable Ankles , and takes Levaquin )
    Torn Tndent rupture ligaments in ankle acilles heel

  • How many people have had a meniscus tear after just a few doses of levaquin
    (Asked by a 56 year old man who has Now Am Goiung To Have To Have Surgery To Repair Knee Never Had Any Trouble With Knees Until The Levaquin, Had Severe Swelling And Pain So Bad I Couldn't Without A Crutch Or Cane, and takes Levaquin)
    was having severe sinus problems so my primary care doctor prescribed levaquin within 3 days both knees and one ankle were swollen beyond belief ,had to go to the emergency room 2 days in a row to have fluid drained from my right knee never have fully recovered so my orthopedic Dr. ordered an mri an ...

  • I took levaquin for 10 days, had severe breathing difficulty
    (Asked by a 48 year old man who has Asthma, and takes Levaquin)
    I took Levaquin for staph infection for 10 days, just got off it yesterday, but had and have persistent breathing problems (can't walk a block without my inhaler). How long will this persist before I'm back to normal?

  • I am deaf in my left ear since levaquin, how do they get away with this?
    (Asked by a 54 year old woman who has Sensorineural Deafness, and takes Levaquin)
    I was being treated for a severe sinus infection while my Dad was dying and the Dr gave me Levaquin, and on the last day of the prescription I felt pressure and I NEVER HEARD out of my left ear again

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  • Acne breakout from anitbiotics
    (Posted by a 45 year old man who has Bacillus Cereus Infection, Staphylococcal Osteomyelitis, and takes Zyvox, Levaquin)
    I am taking two antibiotics but I don't know if one or both are causing a major acne breakout..At 45 years old, I rarely got acne but since taking oral antibiotics I had a severe acne breakout mostly on my forehead..what the hell is going on? Why is this happening and what can I do to fix it besides ...

  • Levaquin side effects
    (Posted by a 60 year old woman who has Epilepsy, COPD With Exacerbation, and takes Levaquin)
    Prescribed for COPD flare-up, along with a 10 day course of prednisone. On day 5, I experienced extreme irritability. I was imagining what it would be like to shoot my husband. He had kicked me in his sleep and I was very seriously thinking of shooting that foot. I got up and secured the gun. Howeve ...

  • Levaquin toxicity plus alot of cirpro and prednisone
    (Posted by a 58 year old woman who has Severe Levaquin Damage, and takes Levaquin )
    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 ...

  • Levaquin and confusion symptoms
    (Posted by a 58 year old woman who has Cough, Chest Tightness, Sinusitis, and takes Levaquin)
    Confusion. Stopped dosage at day 6 of 7; prescribed 500 mg. 1 daily. I thought the confusion was from the weeks of pretty severe coughing symptoms, associated with the sinusitus - thought maybe from a lack of oxygen from not being able to breathe well for so long. I finally stopped the med. when ...

  • Rocephin and levaquin drug interactions
    (Posted by a 68 year old woman who has CHF, Tendon Rupture, Central Nervous System Inflammation, Peripheral Circulatory Failure, Acid Reflux, Insomnia, Peripheral Nerve Destruction, Tinnitus, PTSD, and takes Levaquin In Dextrose 5% In Plastic Container, Rocephin, Prednisone, Aspirin, Tylenol, Megace, Ambien, Valium)
    I went to ER of local hospital because I was feeling puny, low energy for a while. I was on no meds, physical active all my life, yoga practiser, no crippling. I am late deafened, can speak clearly. This is a true case of attempted murder. I refused to admit myself after waiting 8 hours - I was refu ...

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    Comments: I have bone and joint pain everywhere...especially my right knee. It feels very brittle especially when going down stairs. Lot of pain, and it feels like my knee bone Is brittle and going to just crumble into pieces?
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    Comments: 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 ...
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    Comments: i took 1 tablet of advil cold sinus nighttime (ibuprofen and Chlorpheniramine maleate at bedtime. i am taking chlorpheniramine maleate for the first time in my life. although i had clear airways i woke up frequently with high heart rate, chest pain and the feeling that i did not get enough air / reg ...
  • A study of drug interactions between Levaquin, Estradiol, Testosterone for a patient with Influenza Type A And Pneumonia, Menopause
    Comments: Suspect an interaction due to symptoms: Weakness, lightheaded, dizziness, severe hot flashes accompanied by profuse sweating, pain and discomfort on right side of head, starting from temple, down through the jaw, back of ear, neck, into the shoulder, down the back of the bicep, and through the front ...
  • A study of drug interactions between Prednisone, Levaquin for a patient with Acute Bronchitis. The patient has Tremor, Muscle Twitching, Muscle Cramps Aggravated, Headache, Musculoskeletal Discomfort, Fibromyalgia, Pain Exacerbated, Myalgia, Fatigue - Chronic
    Comments: Took Cipro and Levaquin over 10 to 20 years due to severe sinus and bronchitis. I was allergic to Penicillin and physicians would prescribe these frequently. December 2011 I took Levaquin and Predisone for 8 Days. I had an adverse reaction similar to stroke. I have been disabled since due to extreme ...

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