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Review: could Levaquin cause Hallucination?

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

We study 27,812 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 338 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination 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.

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) (latest reports from 166,154 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 27,812 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 338 people (1.22%) have Hallucination. They amount to 0.20% of all the 167,090 people who have Hallucination on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hallucination in Levaquin reports

Time on Levaquin when people have Hallucination * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hallucination96.30%0.74%0.00%0.74%1.48%0.00%0.74%

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Levaquin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hallucination0.00%0.00%2.24%2.49%6.23%8.73%29.93%50.37%

Severity of Hallucination when taking Levaquin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hallucination0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%

How people recovered from Hallucination ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hallucination100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (139 people, 41.12%)
  2. Bronchitis (107 people, 31.66%)
  3. Sleep disorder (105 people, 31.07%)
  4. Nausea (103 people, 30.47%)
  5. Anxiety (100 people, 29.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (126 people, 37.28%)
  2. Prevacid (112 people, 33.14%)
  3. Pravastatin (96 people, 28.40%)
  4. Clonazpam (94 people, 27.81%)
  5. Diazapam (94 people, 27.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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