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 27,850 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 has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 28,791 Levaquin users)
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 1,894 Plantar fasciitis patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 27,850 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 283 people (1.02%) have Plantar Fasciitis.
Time on Levaquin when people have Plantar fasciitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Plantar fasciitis||72.41%||9.20%||0.00%||5.75%||10.34%||2.30%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Plantar fasciitis when taking Levaquin * :
|Plantar fasciitis||0.00%||0.50%||0.00%||1.75%||10.47%||30.17%||34.16%||22.94% |
Severity of Plantar fasciitis when taking Levaquin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Plantar fasciitis||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Plantar fasciitis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Plantar fasciitis||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Sinusitis (213 people, 75.27%)
- Bronchitis (96 people, 33.92%)
- Pneumonia (76 people, 26.86%)
- Infection (69 people, 24.38%)
- Urinary tract infection (61 people, 21.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ciprofloxacin (107 people, 37.81%)
- Prednisone (92 people, 32.51%)
- Hydrocortisone (78 people, 27.56%)
- Flonase (72 people, 25.44%)
- Methylprednisolone (67 people, 23.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Plantar fasciitis and femara
HELP!!! I have been on femara for 12 months, and at about 4 months I started getting plantar fasciitis. I now have plantar fasciitis in both feet and it is so painful that I am contemplating using a wheel chair. I cry daily from the pain, and sometimes wish I would just die. I was taking ibuprofen to help, but my onc had me stop due to liver issues. Is there anyone out there that can give me any advice or suggestions? I truly wish that I had just left the cancer alone, as my quality of life is so poor now that I see very little value in it.
- Will my short-term memory loss, caused by levaquin, every go away?
I wonder if the clinic that gave me the Levaquin purposely harmed me. I have many drug allergies, and I wasn't given the drug sheet that shows that Lavaquin has a Black Box warning. They refused to give me an antibiotic I knew I could safely take. I'm being "haunted" by P.I.s.
- How long did the hives/itching eyes last?
had back to back allergic reactions to iv abx - after clinda (april 2014) developed sjs - still having hives around my eyes, watering, and severe itching. have been on 4x dose zyrtec, prn benadryl. when will this go away?
- I was on leviquin for cellulitis now i can't walk rupture ligament tindeitt
Torn Tndent rupture ligaments in ankle acilles heel
- How many people have had a meniscus tear after just a few doses of levaquin
was having severe sinus problems so my primary care doctor prescribed levaquin within 3 days both knees and one ankle were swollen beyond belief ,had to go to the emergency room 2 days in a row to have fluid drained from my right knee never have fully recovered so my orthopedic Dr. ordered an mri and found a meniscus tear so now i'm facing surgery to repair it
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Chris on Jan, 17, 2015:
I'm an age 52, male,in NE Oregon, recently seen by the doctor for sinusitis. This happens once a year or two on average and I typically end up with antibiotics and plugged ears for a month. I have also had plantar fasciitis issues for 10+ years. This time, Rx was Augmentin 875mg for 14 days. Started having muscle pain issues in back, neck and heel after a few days and stopped the meds after 13th dose (of 28 prescribed). Felt generally better in 12 hours. Muscle pain diminishing except my left heel. I now have the most severe case of plantar fasciitis I have ever had. Very certain the augmentin was the cause.
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