Review: could Levaquin cause Hyponatraemia?
Summary: Hyponatraemia could be caused by Levaquin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Protonix, and have Hypertension.
We study 27,812 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 349 have Hyponatraemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hyponatraemia and more.
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On Apr, 11, 2014: 27,713 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 349 people (1.26%) have Hyponatraemia. They amount to 0.20% of all the 175,981 people who have Hyponatraemia on eHealthMe.
Time on Levaquin when people have Hyponatraemia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Hyponatraemia when taking Levaquin * :
Severity of Hyponatraemia when taking Levaquin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hyponatraemia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (38 people, 10.89%)
- Multiple myeloma (36 people, 10.32%)
- Pain (27 people, 7.74%)
- Pneumonia (20 people, 5.73%)
- Nausea (19 people, 5.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Protonix (123 people, 35.24%)
- Lasix (120 people, 34.38%)
- Aspirin (110 people, 31.52%)
- Zometa (106 people, 30.37%)
- Lisinopril (103 people, 29.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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