Levaquin and Muscle cramps - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle cramps is found among people who take Levaquin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain . We study 36,669 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA. Among them, 83 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.

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Levaquin

Levaquin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Levaquin 38,212 users)

Muscle Cramps

Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 10,549 Muscle cramps patients).

On Feb, 21, 2017

36,669 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin.
Among them, 83 people (0.23%) have Muscle Cramps


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levaquin cause Muscle cramps?

Time on Levaquin when people have Muscle Cramps *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Muscle Cramps when taking Levaquin *:

  • female: 47.56 %
  • male: 52.44 %

Age of people who have Muscle Cramps when taking Levaquin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.3 %
  • 20-29: 2.6 %
  • 30-39: 2.6 %
  • 40-49: 16.88 %
  • 50-59: 44.16 %
  • 60+: 32.47 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (11 people, 13.25%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (7 people, 8.43%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (5 people, 6.02%)
  • Osteoporosis (4 people, 4.82%)
  • Sinusitis (3 people, 3.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Remeron (23 people, 27.71%)
  • Oxycontin (23 people, 27.71%)
  • Demerol (22 people, 26.51%)
  • Cipro (20 people, 24.10%)
  • Asacol (20 people, 24.10%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (29 people, 34.94%)
  • Dehydration (29 people, 34.94%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (27 people, 32.53%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (25 people, 30.12%)
  • Depression (25 people, 30.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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