Review: taking Levofloxacin and Cefixime together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Levofloxacin and Cefixime together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levofloxacin and Cefixime. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Levofloxacin

Levofloxacin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Levofloxacin 5,470 users)

Cefixime

Cefixime has active ingredients of cefixime. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cefixime 653 users)

On Sep, 12, 2016

18 people who take Levofloxacin, Cefixime are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levofloxacin and Cefixime drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • asthenia
not specified:
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • back pain
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • joint effusion
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • joint effusion
  • muscle spasms
  • abdominal pain upper
  • arthralgia
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
male:
  • abdominal pain
  • affect lability
  • anxiety
  • bradycardia
  • bronchitis
  • chest pain
  • constipation
  • depression
  • drug abuser
  • drug dependence

Most common drug interactions by age *:

30-39:
  • anaemia
  • asthma
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • bronchitis
  • chronic obstructive airways disease exacerbated
  • gamma-glutamyltransferase increased
  • haemoptysis
  • hair growth abnormal
40-49:
  • asthenia
  • hypokalaemia
  • joint effusion
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • affect lability
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • chest pain
60+:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • movement disorder
  • muscle spasms
  • palpitations
  • rash
  • road traffic accident
  • abdominal pain upper
  • activities of daily living impaired

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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