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Review: could Levaquin cause Addiction - drug (Drug abuse and dependence)?
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 27,829 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 151 have Addiction - drug. Find out below who they are, when they have Addiction - drug and more.
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Levaquin (latest outcomes from 28,770 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Addiction - drug
Addiction - drug (latest reports from 19,939 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, migraine.
On Nov, 28, 2014: 27,829 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 151 people (0.54%) have Addiction - Drug.
Time on Levaquin when people have Addiction - drug * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Addiction - drug||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Addiction - drug when taking Levaquin * :
|Addiction - drug||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||13.61%||19.05%||32.65%||25.85%||8.84% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (63 people, 41.72%)
- Depression (18 people, 11.92%)
- Restless legs syndrome (8 people, 5.30%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (7 people, 4.64%)
- Hypertriglyceridaemia (7 people, 4.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycontin (133 people, 88.08%)
- Demerol (65 people, 43.05%)
- Albuterol (59 people, 39.07%)
- Ambien (58 people, 38.41%)
- Neurontin (57 people, 37.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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