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Review: could Levaquin cause Plantar fasciitis?

We study 27,823 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 (latest outcomes from 28,765 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis.

Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis (painful inflammatory process of the plantar fascia) (latest reports from 14,341 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, sinusitis.

On Sep, 16, 2014: 27,823 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • After taking Levaquin in 2001 i developed wide spread pain and a multitude of chronic issues.

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  • levaquin caused tendonitis that has not subsided post3 weeks

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Patient was in constant pain with no ability to move (wasn't even able to pick a glass of water). No supplements were given while on Levofloxacin and inspite of family questioning the high dosage for an unconfirmed Koch's spine diagnosis, patient was prescribed 750mgs of Levoflox twice a day; making it 1.5 gms of the drug taken each day for almost 3 weeks.

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    karlee on Jul, 23, 2014:

    54 yr old Northern Virginia mom ,wife business owner.I was diagnosed with migraines ,fibromyalgia 10 yrs ago. I HAVE LOOKED FOR ANSWERS ever since. My disease has progressed,changing my life so much.I have not found the cure for my condition. Most of the drugs I have used cause other symptoms,I have tried them all. I am about to start treating my fibromyalgia with quaifenesin. Any advice,would be welcome.

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