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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 28,767 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Upper respiratory tract infection
Upper respiratory tract infection (latest reports from 124,281 patients) can be treated by Azithromycin, Amoxicillin, Levaquin, Clarithromycin, Zithromax.
On Oct, 31, 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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- How long did the hives/itching eyes last?
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
Torn Tndent rupture ligaments in ankle acilles heel
- How many people have had a meniscus tear after just a few doses of 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
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?
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
- After given levaquin antibiotic, my legs swoll, joints popped, etc. i'm now having brain fog. can this develop into alzheimer's? what have you done to successfully rid yourself of brain fog? thank you
After taking one 750 mg tablet of Levaquin, for 5 days, my legs swoll - I couldn't walk for four days, tendons popped/were painful, overall body pain/discomfort, marked hip pain, mainly slept 4 or 5 hours (I'm now sleeping about 5 to 6 hours), off and on tiredness with no apparent reason.... Please ...
- Misleading info about levaquin and false positive opiate
I am THE person who suffered the opiate false-positive after just one tablet of Levaquin. Had a cardiac reaction and went to the ER; standard intake urine screen showed positive for opiates. I feel your report here is misleading. It makes it appear that thousands of people on Levaquin were dr ...
- Risk involved when taking celexa with levaquin
I am a 69 year old male with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. I also suffer from slight depression and anxiety for which I take Celexa. In addition I suffer from chronic sinusitis. In the past my Doctor has prescribed Levaquin and it was effective in killing the sinus infection. I now have a sinus ...
- What are the drug interactions
What are the drug interactions between levaquin and nortriptyline and suboxone?
- Does levaquin typically cause severe neck pain?
I finished a 5 day treatment of levaquin yesterday and woke this morning not able to turn my head because the pain in the left side of my neck is excruciating. I'm hoping it will go away. I do have some percocet and flexeril that I took when I woke up but I think feeling little relief. I will probab ...
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