Review: could Levaquin cause Plantar fasciitis?
Summary: Plantar fasciitis could be caused by Levaquin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Ciprofloxacin, and have Sinusitis.
We study 27,812 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 (latest outcomes from 28,753 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Plantar fasciitis (painful inflammatory process of the plantar fascia) (latest reports from 13,939 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, sinusitis.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 27,713 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 283 people (1.02%) have Plantar Fasciitis. They amount to 2.03% of all the 13,912 people who have Plantar Fasciitis on eHealthMe.
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%)
- Neurontin (67 people, 23.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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