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 28,795 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 Mar, 3, 2015: 27,850 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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- 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 Lisinopril, Tramadol And Acetaminophen, Skelaxin, Alprazolam, Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide, Coumadin, Levaquin for a 55-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Pain, Neck Pain, Sleep Disorder, Diuretic Effect, Blood Clots, Urinary Tract Infection. The patient has Feeling Cold
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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