Levaquin and Serum sickness - from FDA reports
Serum sickness is found among people who take Levaquin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Urinary tract infection. This review analyzes which people have Serum sickness 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, 02, 2017
39,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin.
Among them, 23 people (0.06%) have Serum sickness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levaquin when people have Serum sickness *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Serum sickness when taking Levaquin *:
- female: 90.48 %
- male: 9.52 %
Age of people who have Serum sickness when taking Levaquin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 5.88 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 11.76 %
- 40-49: 23.53 %
- 50-59: 29.41 %
- 60+: 29.41 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Urinary Tract Infection (3 people, 13.04%)
- Bronchitis (2 people, 8.70%)
- Pulmonary Hypertension (1 person, 4.35%)
- Kidney Transplant Rejection (1 person, 4.35%)
- Diverticulitis (1 person, 4.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Plavix (3 people, 13.04%)
- Lovenox (3 people, 13.04%)
- Lasix (3 people, 13.04%)
- Premarin (2 people, 8.70%)
- Garlic (2 people, 8.70%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (9 people, 39.13%)
- Fever (7 people, 30.43%)
- Muscle Aches (5 people, 21.74%)
- Nausea (4 people, 17.39%)
- Weakness (3 people, 13.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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