Drug interactions are reported among people who take Levaquin and Valtrex together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levaquin and Valtrex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 652 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Levaquin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Levaquin 28,497 users)
Valtrex has active ingredients of valacyclovir. It is often used in herpes zoster. (latest outcomes from Valtrex 16,244 users)
On Jul, 19, 2016
652 people who take Levaquin, Valtrex are studied.
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I am 62 and was prescribed Levaquin for pneumonia in January . I started having regular drop attacks and I had hoped they would go away when I stopped the drug. While they aren't as frequent, they are still occurring on a weekly basis. I recently broke my big toe in two places which has made walking even more difficult. Additionally , i had a short series of drop attacks last summer when I was on some antibiotics ( I don't know if it was levaquin, but I think it was.) During that brief period that I had the attacks ( about 6 weeks) I had a drop attack that resulted in two broken ribs in my back. Since those did stop, I did not pursue a diagnosis and had been fine until the recent reuse of levaquin. I don't know what to do or which DR to see? Any suggestions? I am becoming paranoid about waking!
On eHealthMe, Levaquin (levofloxacin) is often used to treat sinusitis. Valtrex (valacyclovir) is often used to treat herpes zoster. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.
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