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Review: could Levaquin cause Thin blood (Thrombocytopenia )?

We study 27,823 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 338 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.

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Levaquin

Levaquin (latest outcomes from 28,765 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis.

Thin blood

Thin blood (latest reports from 244,593 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

On Aug, 22, 2014: 27,823 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 338 people (1.21%) have Thin Blood. They amount to 0.15% of all the 231,955 people who have Thin Blood on eHealthMe.

Trend of Thin blood in Levaquin reports

Time on Levaquin when people have Thin blood * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Thin blood78.95%5.26%0.00%7.89%7.89%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Thin blood when taking Levaquin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thin blood0.00%2.76%0.31%2.45%2.76%9.82%32.82%49.08%

Severity of Thin blood when taking Levaquin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Thin blood ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (32 people, 9.47%)
  2. Acute myeloid leukaemia (30 people, 8.88%)
  3. Metastases to bone (16 people, 4.73%)
  4. Hypertension (16 people, 4.73%)
  5. Myelodysplastic syndrome (15 people, 4.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (64 people, 18.93%)
  2. Diflucan (61 people, 18.05%)
  3. Ativan (57 people, 16.86%)
  4. Aspirin (52 people, 15.38%)
  5. Prednisone (50 people, 14.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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