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Review: could Levaquin cause Muscle cramps?





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 Remeron, and have Pain.

We study 27,829 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 84 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 28,771 users)

Muscle cramps

Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression.(latest reports from Muscle cramps 10,796 patients)

On Dec, 17, 2014: 27,829 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 84 people (0.30%) have Muscle Cramps.

Trend of Muscle cramps in Levaquin reports

Time on Levaquin when people have Muscle cramps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle cramps100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%1.15%3.45%2.30%18.39%45.98%28.74%

Severity of Muscle cramps when taking Levaquin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Muscle cramps ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (16 people, 19.05%)
  2. Urinary tract infection (8 people, 9.52%)
  3. Hyperlipidaemia (6 people, 7.14%)
  4. Osteoporosis (4 people, 4.76%)
  5. Sinusitis (3 people, 3.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Remeron (28 people, 33.33%)
  2. Oxycontin (28 people, 33.33%)
  3. Demerol (26 people, 30.95%)
  4. Cipro (23 people, 27.38%)
  5. Asacol (22 people, 26.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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