Levaquin and Death - from FDA reports


Summary

Death 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 Zometa, and have Pain . We study 36,669 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA. Among them, 1,047 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.

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Levaquin

Levaquin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Levaquin 38,212 users)

Death

Death has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, chronic myeloid leukaemia, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 343,988 Death patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

36,669 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin.
Among them, 1,047 people (2.86%) have Death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levaquin cause Death?

Time on Levaquin when people have Death *:

  • < 1 month: 86.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.56 %
  • 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 Death when taking Levaquin *:

  • female: 52.06 %
  • male: 47.94 %

Age of people who have Death when taking Levaquin *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 0.68 %
  • 20-29: 1.22 %
  • 30-39: 3.53 %
  • 40-49: 13.32 %
  • 50-59: 11.14 %
  • 60+: 69.84 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (99 people, 9.46%)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (65 people, 6.21%)
  • Metastases To Bone (51 people, 4.87%)
  • Breast Cancer (49 people, 4.68%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (45 people, 4.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (257 people, 24.55%)
  • Lasix (227 people, 21.68%)
  • Decadron (157 people, 15.00%)
  • Prednisone (149 people, 14.23%)
  • Ambien (147 people, 14.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (398 people, 38.01%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (344 people, 32.86%)
  • Injury (280 people, 26.74%)
  • Weakness (232 people, 22.16%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (202 people, 19.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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