Review: could Levaquin cause Knee Pain?


Knee pain is found among people who take Levaquin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Atenolol, and have Sinusitis . We study 29,797 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Knee pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Knee pain and more.

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Levaquin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Levaquin 30,922 users)

Knee Pain

Knee pain has been reported by people with joint swelling, pain, itching, diarrhea, insomnia (latest reports from 472 Knee pain patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

29,797 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin.
Among them, 7 people (0.02%) have Knee Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levaquin cause Knee pain?

Time on Levaquin when people have Knee Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Knee Pain when taking Levaquin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Knee Pain when taking Levaquin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 42.86 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Severity if Knee Pain when taking Levaquin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 14.29 %
  • severe: 71.43 %
  • most severe: 14.29 %

How people recovered from Knee Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sinusitis (3 people)
  • Respiratory Disorder (2 people)
  • Thyroid Disorder (1 person)
  • Pneumococcal Bacteraemia (1 person)
  • Otitis Media Acute (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (1 person)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (1 person)
  • Jantoven (1 person)
  • Flonase (1 person)
  • Atenolol (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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