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Review: could Levaquin cause Plantar fasciitis?





Summary: Plantar fasciitis 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 Ciprofloxacin, and have Sinusitis.

We study 27,829 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 283 have Plantar fasciitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Plantar fasciitis 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)

Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis (painful inflammatory process of the plantar fascia) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, sinusitis.(latest reports from Plantar fasciitis 1,888 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 27,829 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 283 people (1.02%) have Plantar Fasciitis.

Trend of Plantar fasciitis in Levaquin reports

Time on Levaquin when people have Plantar fasciitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Plantar fasciitis72.41%9.20%0.00%5.75%10.34%2.30%0.00%

Age of people who have Plantar fasciitis when taking Levaquin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Plantar fasciitis0.00%0.50%0.00%1.75%10.47%30.17%34.16%22.94%

Severity of Plantar fasciitis when taking Levaquin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Plantar fasciitis0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Plantar fasciitis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Plantar fasciitis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sinusitis (213 people, 75.27%)
  2. Bronchitis (96 people, 33.92%)
  3. Pneumonia (76 people, 26.86%)
  4. Infection (69 people, 24.38%)
  5. Urinary tract infection (61 people, 21.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ciprofloxacin (107 people, 37.81%)
  2. Prednisone (92 people, 32.51%)
  3. Hydrocortisone (78 people, 27.56%)
  4. Flonase (72 people, 25.44%)
  5. Methylprednisolone (67 people, 23.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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