Review: could Levaquin cause Thin blood?
This is a review of Thin blood (Thrombocytopenia ) by studying 27,705 people who take Levaquin. We analyze: the time on Levaquin when people have Thin blood, age of these people, the severity of Thin blood, 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.
Thin blood (latest reports from 229,874 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 27,705 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 338 people (1.22%) have Thin Blood.
Time on Levaquin when people have Thin blood * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Thin blood||78.95%||5.26%||0.00%||7.89%||7.89%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Thin blood when taking Levaquin * :
|Thin blood||0.00%||2.76%||0.31%||2.45%||2.76%||9.82%||32.82%||49.08% |
Severity of Thin blood when taking Levaquin ** :
How people recovered from Thin blood ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (32 people, 9.47%)
- Acute myeloid leukaemia (30 people, 8.88%)
- Metastases to bone (16 people, 4.73%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 4.73%)
- Myelodysplastic syndrome (15 people, 4.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (64 people, 18.93%)
- Diflucan (61 people, 18.05%)
- Ativan (57 people, 16.86%)
- Aspirin (52 people, 15.38%)
- Prednisone (50 people, 14.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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