Review: could Levaquin cause Addiction - Drug?


Summary

Addiction - drug is found among people who take Levaquin, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain . We study 29,797 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 156 have Addiction - drug. Find out below who they are, when they have Addiction - drug and more.

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Levaquin

Levaquin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Levaquin 30,490 users)

Addiction - Drug

Addiction - drug has been reported by people with death, intentional overdose, drowsiness, drug withdrawal syndrome, multiple drug overdose (latest reports from 23,996 Addiction - drug patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

29,797 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin.
Among them, 156 people (0.52%) have Addiction - Drug


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levaquin cause Addiction - drug?

Time on Levaquin when people have Addiction - Drug *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Addiction - Drug when taking Levaquin *:

  • female: 41.29 %
  • male: 58.71 %

Age of people who have Addiction - Drug when taking Levaquin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 14.29 %
  • 30-39: 19.55 %
  • 40-49: 32.33 %
  • 50-59: 25.56 %
  • 60+: 8.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (53 people)
  • Depression (18 people)
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (8 people)
  • Hypertension (8 people)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (120 people)
  • Albuterol (57 people)
  • Demerol (56 people)
  • Ambien (56 people)
  • Neurontin (51 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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