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Review: could Avelox cause Tendonitis?

Summary: Tendonitis is found among people who take Avelox, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Levaquin, and have Sinusitis. We study 20,150 people who have side effects while taking Avelox from FDA and social media. Among them, 411 have Tendonitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Tendonitis and more.

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Avelox

Avelox has active ingredients of moxifloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 20,666 Avelox users)

Tendonitis

Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, sinusitis, high blood cholesterol, osteopenia, urinary tract infection. (latest reports from 9,551 Tendonitis patients)

On May, 8, 2015: 20,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Avelox. Among them, 411 people (2.04%) have Tendonitis.

Trend of Tendonitis in Avelox reports

Time on Avelox when people have Tendonitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tendonitis98.36%0.00%1.64%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Tendonitis when taking Avelox * :

FemaleMale
Tendonitis58.42%41.58%

Age of people who have Tendonitis when taking Avelox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tendonitis0.00%0.00%0.36%2.18%22.18%16.36%32.73%26.18%

Severity of Tendonitis when taking Avelox ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tendonitis0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Tendonitis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tendonitis100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sinusitis (86 people, 20.92%)
  2. Bronchitis (30 people, 7.30%)
  3. Pneumonia (28 people, 6.81%)
  4. Prophylaxis (17 people, 4.14%)
  5. Ovarian cancer (17 people, 4.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levaquin (82 people, 19.95%)
  2. Zometa (58 people, 14.11%)
  3. Aredia (49 people, 11.92%)
  4. Cipro (43 people, 10.46%)
  5. Neurontin (40 people, 9.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Heel pain and leg cramps were most severe for just a few weeks after taking 7 pills (1/day). One and 1/2 year later, they are minimal, but anxiety, sleeplessness, nervousness, and tremors are still a problem. The tremors started in just the left leg. In the last 3 months, I also have bad tremors in the left arm. While the neurologist was open at first to the fact that my leg tremors were drug-induced, he now believes that I have Parkinson's. It's very coincidental that I never had any symptoms until taking Avelox. My question is, did the Avelox cause the PD or is it just a total coincidence?

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