Review: could Levaquin cause Systemic lupus erythematosus?
This is a review of Systemic lupus erythematosus by studying 27,705 people who take Levaquin. We analyze: the time on Levaquin when people have Systemic lupus erythematosus, age of these people, the severity of Systemic lupus erythematosus, 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.
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Systemic lupus erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue) (latest reports from 40,960 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 27,705 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 99 people (0.36%) have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Time on Levaquin when people have Systemic lupus erythematosus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Systemic lupus erythematosus||60.87%||8.70%||0.00%||0.00%||30.43%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Levaquin * :
|Systemic lupus erythematosus||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.64%||6.02%||16.87%||42.17%||25.30% |
Severity of Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Levaquin ** :
How people recovered from Systemic lupus erythematosus ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (33 people, 33.33%)
- Osteoporosis (32 people, 32.32%)
- Bone pain (11 people, 11.11%)
- Breast cancer (11 people, 11.11%)
- Thrombocytopenia (11 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (51 people, 51.52%)
- Vicodin (46 people, 46.46%)
- Bextra (45 people, 45.45%)
- Clindamycin (45 people, 45.45%)
- Methotrexate (42 people, 42.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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