Review: could Levaquin cause Pulmonary embolism?
Summary: Pulmonary embolism is found among people who take Levaquin, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Yaz, and have Birth control.
We study 27,853 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 849 have Pulmonary embolism. Find out below who they are, when they have Pulmonary embolism and more.
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Levaquin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 28,795 Levaquin users)
Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, premenstrual syndrome, acne, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 61,170 Pulmonary embolism patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 27,853 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 849 people (3.05%) have Pulmonary Embolism.
Time on Levaquin when people have Pulmonary embolism * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Pulmonary embolism||84.44%||8.89%||0.00%||2.22%||0.00%||4.44%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Pulmonary embolism when taking Levaquin * :
|Pulmonary embolism||0.00%||0.00%||4.20%||15.54%||24.46%||18.98%||13.50%||23.31% |
Severity of Pulmonary embolism when taking Levaquin ** :
How people recovered from Pulmonary embolism ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (135 people, 15.90%)
- Pain (99 people, 11.66%)
- Premenstrual syndrome (61 people, 7.18%)
- Pneumonia (58 people, 6.83%)
- Nausea (54 people, 6.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Yaz (214 people, 25.21%)
- Yasmin (203 people, 23.91%)
- Zometa (158 people, 18.61%)
- Coumadin (147 people, 17.31%)
- Ambien (145 people, 17.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Adderall, Nexium, Metformin, Lexapro, Levaquin for a 52-year old woman with ADHD, Acid Reflux, Diabetes, Depression, Respiratory Disorder. The patient has Fatigue, Numbness And Tingling, Mouth Ulcers
- A study of side effects of Levaquin for a 41-year old woman with Infection - Ear. The patient has Pain - Hip
- A study of side effects of Levaquin for a 74-year old man with Bronchitis. The patient has Skin Rash (redness)
- A study of drug interactions between Levaquin, Floxin for a 58-year old man with Pneumonia. The patient has Gait Disturbance, Fatigue, Not Breathing, Cataract, Peripheral Neuropathy, Bedridden, Pain, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
- A study of drug interactions between Gabapentin, Prozac, Suboxone, Topamax for a 39-year old woman with Pain, Depression, Withdrawal From Opioids, Migraine - Classic. The patient has Nerve Pain, Skin Burning Sensation, Pulmonary Embolism, Neck Swelling, Neck Stiffness, Stuttering, Pain - Back, Arm And Leg Movements - Uncontrollable, Cramps - Leg, Low Temp Fever For 3 Months, Numbness In Hands Or Feet, Tia
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