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Review: could Levaquin cause Fever?

Summary: Fever could be caused by Levaquin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 27,812 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,576 have Fever. Find out below who they are, when they have Fever and more.

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Levaquin

Levaquin (latest outcomes from 28,753 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis.

Fever

Fever (latest reports from 983,999 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 27,812 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 1,576 people (5.67%) have Fever. They amount to 0.16% of all the 983,271 people who have Fever on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fever in Levaquin reports

Time on Levaquin when people have Fever * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fever93.71%2.29%0.00%1.14%2.86%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Fever when taking Levaquin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fever0.07%0.68%1.42%2.70%6.89%18.16%26.20%43.89%

Severity of Fever when taking Levaquin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fever0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Fever ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fever0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (186 people, 11.80%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (135 people, 8.57%)
  3. Sinusitis (86 people, 5.46%)
  4. Pyrexia (76 people, 4.82%)
  5. Breast cancer (76 people, 4.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (390 people, 24.75%)
  2. Aspirin (341 people, 21.64%)
  3. Lasix (309 people, 19.61%)
  4. Protonix (298 people, 18.91%)
  5. Aredia (287 people, 18.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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