Levaquin and Clostridium difficile colitis - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Clostridium difficile colitis with Levaquin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 39,949 people who have side effects when taking Levaquin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 20, 2017
39,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin.
Among them, 161 people (0.4%) have Clostridium difficile colitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levaquin when people have Clostridium difficile colitis *:
- < 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 Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Levaquin *:
- female: 60 %
- male: 40 %
Age of people who have Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Levaquin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 3.94 %
- 30-39: 1.57 %
- 40-49: 14.17 %
- 50-59: 26.77 %
- 60+: 53.54 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (35 people, 21.74%)
- Pain (24 people, 14.91%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (19 people, 11.80%)
- High Blood Pressure (19 people, 11.80%)
- Insomnia (14 people, 8.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Flagyl (51 people, 31.68%)
- Zometa (46 people, 28.57%)
- Protonix (45 people, 27.95%)
- Lisinopril (42 people, 26.09%)
- Aredia (39 people, 24.22%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (51 people, 31.68%)
- Pain (46 people, 28.57%)
- Anaemia (45 people, 27.95%)
- Back Pain (43 people, 26.71%)
- Abdominal Pain (39 people, 24.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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