Review: could Levaquin cause Serum sickness?
Summary: Serum sickness is found among people who take Levaquin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Urinary tract infection.
We study 27,853 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Serum sickness. Find out below who they are, when they have Serum sickness and more.
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Levaquin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 28,797 Levaquin users)
Serum sickness (hypersensitivity reaction that results from the injection of heterologous or foreign protein or serum) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, premedication, kidney transplant. (latest reports from 1,916 Serum sickness patients)
On Apr, 2, 2015: 27,853 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 21 people (0.08%) have Serum Sickness.
Time on Levaquin when people have Serum sickness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Serum sickness||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Serum sickness when taking Levaquin * :
|Serum sickness||0.00%||0.00%||6.67%||0.00%||13.33%||13.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
Severity of Serum sickness when taking Levaquin ** :
How people recovered from Serum sickness ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Urinary tract infection (5 people, 23.81%)
- Pneumonia aspiration (1 people, 4.76%)
- Pneumonia (1 people, 4.76%)
- Diverticulitis (1 people, 4.76%)
- Pulmonary hypertension (1 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (5 people, 23.81%)
- Synthroid (4 people, 19.05%)
- Paxil (4 people, 19.05%)
- Lisinopril (4 people, 19.05%)
- Premarin (4 people, 19.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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