Levaquin and Pulmonary embolism - from FDA reports


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 Yasmin, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Pulmonary embolism with Levaquin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 39,949 people who have side effects when taking Levaquin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 03, 2017

39,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin.
Among them, 1,128 people (2.82%) have Pulmonary embolism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levaquin cause Pulmonary embolism?

Time on Levaquin when people have Pulmonary embolism *:

  • < 1 month: 84.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.23 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.54 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.08 %
  • 10+ years: 1.54 %

Gender of people who have Pulmonary embolism when taking Levaquin *:

  • female: 75.88 %
  • male: 24.12 %

Age of people who have Pulmonary embolism when taking Levaquin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.93 %
  • 20-29: 17.24 %
  • 30-39: 23.79 %
  • 40-49: 19.46 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 23.08 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (173 people, 15.34%)
  • Pain (172 people, 15.25%)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (65 people, 5.76%)
  • Depression (63 people, 5.59%)
  • Nausea (59 people, 5.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yasmin (338 people, 29.96%)
  • Yaz (331 people, 29.34%)
  • Zometa (179 people, 15.87%)
  • Ambien (175 people, 15.51%)
  • Albuterol (166 people, 14.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (394 people, 34.93%)
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis (383 people, 33.95%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (302 people, 26.77%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (299 people, 26.51%)
  • Injury (262 people, 23.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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