Review: could Levaquin cause Fever?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 27,705 people who take Levaquin. Among them, 1,576 have Fever. See who they are, when they have Fever and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Levaquin (latest outcomes from 28,740 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Levaquin include pain, pain exacerbated, stress and anxiety, joint pain, weakness.
Fever (latest reports from 973,020 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 27,056 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 1,576 people (5.82%) have Fever.
Time on Levaquin when people have Fever * :
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Age of people who have Fever when taking Levaquin * :
Severity of Fever when taking Levaquin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Fever ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (186 people, 11.80%)
- Multiple myeloma (135 people, 8.57%)
- Sinusitis (86 people, 5.46%)
- Pyrexia (76 people, 4.82%)
- Breast cancer (76 people, 4.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (390 people, 24.75%)
- Aspirin (341 people, 21.64%)
- Lasix (309 people, 19.61%)
- Protonix (298 people, 18.91%)
- Aredia (287 people, 18.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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