Clostridium difficile colitis is found among people who take Levaquin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Flagyl, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 36,977 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 155 have Clostridium difficile colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Clostridium difficile colitis and more.
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Levaquin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Levaquin 38,194 users)
Clostridium difficile colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 6,129 Clostridium difficile colitis patients).
On Oct, 21, 2016
36,977 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin.
Among them, 155 people (0.42%) have Clostridium Difficile Colitis
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** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi everyone, I took Levofloxacin (Levaquin) about two years ago (Oct. 2014) and have recovered from most of the very unpleasant side-effects. But my voice still keeps getting hoarse and my voice cords and larynx hurt almost every day (itching kind of pain, sometimes stinging), which makes talking very unpleasant for me. Has anyone made similar experiences and found a solution? Any suggestions are welcome. Kind regards, Tobias
Was on metronidazole for c diff which didn't work to get rid of it. Wondering now if this oral vancomycin medication will do the job that the other couldn't do. So far this new medication has given me a very bad stiff neck. Has anyone taken this and it cured your c diff.
I was taking stribild for 3 months following a drug needle stuck at work. I quit taking it in the mid second month because I had lost 40 pounds and had constant loose stools. Now 1 month off of stribild, I am still having cdiff symptoms
Hi everyone, I took Levofloxacin (Levaquin) about two years ago (Oct. 2014) and have recovered from most of the very unpleasant side-effects. But my voice still keeps getting hoarse and my voice cords and larynx hurt almost every day (itching kind of pain, sometimes stinging), which makes ...
Have C. Diff, a recent CT scan shows I have kidney stones. Exactly one month prior I had a CT scan as well, no stones. Are these related? Dr says the kidney stones are of no importance. I have been dealing with this for a year now, it is always a violent episode with diarrhea and/or ...
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