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Related topic: Avelox, Tendonitis

Review: could Avelox cause Tendonitis?

Summary: Tendonitis could be caused by Avelox, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Levaquin, and have Sinusitis.

We study 20,140 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 (latest outcomes from 20,656 users) has active ingredients of moxifloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in sinusitis.

Tendonitis

Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons) (latest reports from 63,406 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, sinusitis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 20,076 people reported to have side effects when taking Avelox. Among them, 411 people (2.05%) have Tendonitis. They amount to 0.65% of all the 63,166 people who have Tendonitis on eHealthMe.

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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  • 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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