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Review: could Levaquin cause Knee pain?

Summary: Knee pain could be caused by Levaquin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lunesta, and have Sinusitis.

We study 27,812 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Knee pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Knee pain 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.

Knee pain

Knee pain (latest reports from 651 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, sinusitis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 27,713 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 5 people (0.02%) have Knee Pain. They amount to 0.79% of all the 636 people who have Knee Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Knee pain in Levaquin reports

Time on Levaquin when people have Knee pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Knee pain60.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Knee pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%60.00%20.00%

Severity of Knee pain when taking Levaquin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Knee pain0.00%40.00%40.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Knee pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Knee pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sinusitis (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Bronchitis (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Pneumococcal bacteraemia (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Cholesterol (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Insomnia (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lunesta (1 people, 20.00%)
  2. Lipitor (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Actos (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Zoloft (1 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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