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Review: could Levaquin cause Fever?

Summary: Fever 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 27,844 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,578 have Fever. Find out below who they are, when they have Fever and more.

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Levaquin

Levaquin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 28,782 Levaquin users)

Fever

Fever has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 168,807 Fever patients)

On Jan, 30, 2015: 27,844 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 1,578 people (5.67%) have Fever.

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
Fever93.75%2.27%0.00%1.14%2.84%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Fever when taking Levaquin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fever0.07%0.67%1.42%2.70%6.95%18.14%26.23%43.83%

Severity of Fever when taking Levaquin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fever0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Fever ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fever50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (186 people, 11.79%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (135 people, 8.56%)
  3. Sinusitis (86 people, 5.45%)
  4. Pyrexia (76 people, 4.82%)
  5. Breast cancer (76 people, 4.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (390 people, 24.71%)
  2. Aspirin (341 people, 21.61%)
  3. Lasix (309 people, 19.58%)
  4. Protonix (298 people, 18.88%)
  5. Aredia (287 people, 18.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Will my short-term memory loss, caused by levaquin, every go away?
    I wonder if the clinic that gave me the Levaquin purposely harmed me. I have many drug allergies, and I wasn't given the drug sheet that shows that Lavaquin has a Black Box warning. They refused to give me an antibiotic I knew I could safely take. I'm being "haunted" by P.I.s.
  • How long did the hives/itching eyes last?
    had back to back allergic reactions to iv abx - after clinda (april 2014) developed sjs - still having hives around my eyes, watering, and severe itching. have been on 4x dose zyrtec, prn benadryl. when will this go away?
  • I was on leviquin for cellulitis now i can't walk rupture ligament tindeitt
    Torn Tndent rupture ligaments in ankle acilles heel
  • How many people have had a meniscus tear after just a few doses of levaquin
    was having severe sinus problems so my primary care doctor prescribed levaquin within 3 days both knees and one ankle were swollen beyond belief ,had to go to the emergency room 2 days in a row to have fluid drained from my right knee never have fully recovered so my orthopedic Dr. ordered an mri and found a meniscus tear so now i'm facing surgery to repair it
  • Interactions between quineprox (hydroxychloroquine) &zyvox (linezolid)
    I had foot soft tissue infection and hospitalized for two days and given IV for Cipro. Then I was released from the hospital and given Zyvox 600MG twice a day for ten days. Meanwhile, I am taking 2000 MG cellcept and 400MG Hydroxychloriquine for more than 10 years to control my lupus. Around the sixth days I had horrible joint pain for my whole body ans swollen on my hands and foot. I spoke to doctor, doctor said I should finish my zyvox doses since my foot infection does not cure yet. Then after two days I stopped the ZYvox, my joint pain getting better and swollen figers getting better but I feel headache and has fever. After surfing the internet, I found the interactions between hydroxychloroquine and the Zyvox could cause "The risk of peripheral neuropathy may be increased during concurrent use of two or more agents that are associated with this adverse effect. Patient risk factors include diabetesand age older than 60 years. In some cases, the neuropathy may progress or become irreversible despite discontinuation of the medications". I stooped taking Zyvox now, however, I am still taking my hydroxchloroquine and need to continue maybe life long. My appintment with my Rheumatologist is a month later. My pcp and Podiatrist seem have no idea about the interactions between the two medications. I would like to find out if I continue take hdroxycholoroquin, though I stopped the Zvox will still harm my nerv system? Should I stop taking Hydroxycholoroquine? How do I treat my headache and fever? Thanks

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