Review: could Levaquin cause Pulmonary embolism?
This is a review of Pulmonary embolism by studying 27,705 people who take Levaquin. We analyze: the time on Levaquin when people have Pulmonary embolism, age of these people, the severity of Pulmonary embolism, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Levaquin. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Levaquin (latest outcomes from 28,740 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Levaquin include pain, pain exacerbated, stress and anxiety, joint pain, weakness.
Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) (latest reports from 323,188 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, premenstrual syndrome.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 27,705 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 849 people (3.06%) have Pulmonary Embolism. They amount to 0.26% of all the 320,801 people who 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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