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Review: Levaquin and Valtrex

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levaquin and Valtrex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 651 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

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

Trend of levaquin reports

Valtrex (latest outcomes from 16,438 users) has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in genital herpes.

Trend of valtrex reports

On Oct, 28, 2014: 651 people who take Levaquin, Valtrex are studied

Levaquin, Valtrex outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Levaquin (levofloxacin)
- Valtrex (valacyclovir hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Levaquin is effective57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a
Valtrex is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PyrexiaPneumoniaDisseminated Intravascular CoagulationHemiparesisAnxietyn/an/aAnxiety
Acute Graft Versus Host DiseaseFebrile NeutropeniaCholelithiasisNauseaVomitingPain
Febrile NeutropeniaDisseminated Intravascular CoagulationFebrile NeutropeniaVisual Acuity ReducedCholelithiasisInjury
HeadachePyrexiaMalignant Neoplasm Of Renal PelvisVomitingOedema PeripheralNausea
NauseaPlatelet Count DecreasedNeutropeniaHemicephalalgiaAnhedoniaVomiting
Drug Rash With Eosinophilia And Systemic SymptomsLiver DisorderNeuropathy PeripheralHemianopia HomonymousNauseaFall
PneumoniaWhite Blood Cell Count DecreasedPalpitationsCerebellar InfarctionChest PainOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
Hepatitis CholestaticOral HerpesDuodenal UlcerCerebral InfarctionHyperhidrosisPyrexia
Renal FailureBlood Glucose IncreasedCholecystitisDyskinesiaEmotional DistressPain In Jaw
NeutropeniaPruritusHypoalbuminaemiaAcnePelvic Venous ThrombosisBack Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Levaquin is effective42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Valtrex is effective66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
AnxietyAnaemia
PainPancytopenia
InjuryPain
NauseaAnxiety
VomitingNausea
PyrexiaHypokalaemia
Emotional DistressInjury
FallFebrile Neutropenia
Osteonecrosis Of JawPneumonia
Bone DisorderVomiting

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Levaquin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Valtrex is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedVomitingPainBack PainPyrexiaAnxiety
Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time ProlongedNauseaAnxietyPainPainPain
Blood Bilirubin IncreasedChest PainNauseaArthralgiaAnxietyFall
AscitesHeadacheDiabetes MellitusHypertensionInjuryInjury
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedHyperbilirubinaemiaCholecystitis ChronicInfectionNauseaPneumonia
Adverse Drug ReactionFebrile NeutropeniaAnaemiaDyskinesiaPain In JawAnaemia
Adenovirus InfectionDeep Vein ThrombosisThrombocytopeniaMuscle SpasmsVomitingBone Disorder
LymphadenopathyDyspnoeaFearHypoaesthesiaOsteoarthritisThrombocytopenia
HypotensionCerebral InfarctionHeadacheAstheniaHypoaesthesiaPyrexia
Lip DryCerebellar InfarctionRashHaemorrhoidsOsteonecrosis Of JawHypokalaemia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Levaquin (levofloxacin) is often used to treat sinusitis. Valtrex (valacyclovir hydrochloride) is often used to treat genital herpes. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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