Related topic: Levaquin, Upper respiratory tract infection
Review: how effective is Levaquin for Upper respiratory tract infection?
(By eHealthMe on Apr, 24, 2014)
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 based on 9 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Levaquin
Levaquin (latest outcomes from 28,753 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Upper respiratory tract infection
Upper respiratory tract infection (latest reports from 122,201 patients) is typically treated by Azithromycin, Levaquin, Amoxicillin, Clarithromycin, Zithromax.
On Apr, 24, 2014: 9 people are studied for taking Levaquin in Upper respiratory tract infection
Levaquin effectiveness for Upper respiratory tract infection (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Age of people who take Levaquin for Upper respiratory tract infection * :
|Upper respiratory tract infection||0.00%||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 * :
|Upper respiratory tract infection||0.00%||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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- I am deaf in my left ear since levaquin, how do they get away with this?
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