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Review: could Levaquin cause Tiredness (Fatigue)?

Summary: Tiredness 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 Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 27,844 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,232 have Tiredness. Find out below who they are, when they have Tiredness and more.

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Levaquin

Levaquin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 28,782 Levaquin users)

Tiredness

Tiredness (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,495 Tiredness patients)

On Jan, 25, 2015: 27,835 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin. Among them, 2,232 people (8.02%) have Tiredness.

Trend of Tiredness in Levaquin reports

Time on Levaquin when people have Tiredness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tiredness90.14%5.28%0.23%0.23%3.44%0.46%0.23%

Age of people who have Tiredness when taking Levaquin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tiredness0.05%0.05%0.72%3.48%8.97%18.36%21.75%46.64%

Severity of Tiredness when taking Levaquin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tiredness6.67%40.00%40.00%13.33%

How people recovered from Tiredness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tiredness50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (235 people, 10.53%)
  2. Sinusitis (174 people, 7.80%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (126 people, 5.65%)
  4. Urinary tract infection (113 people, 5.06%)
  5. Breast cancer (113 people, 5.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (611 people, 27.37%)
  2. Aspirin (600 people, 26.88%)
  3. Lasix (521 people, 23.34%)
  4. Aredia (510 people, 22.85%)
  5. Ambien (507 people, 22.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I saw the same symptoms on Mystery Diagnosis. It was the patient’s thyroid. Have your wife go to a thyroid specialist.

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    B.R.Bahl on Nov, 25, 2012:

    MY WIFE HAS BEEN USING fosavance 70 mg for the last 4 years without break.She feels fed up with the medicine,should she discontinue and use the one at monthly intervals.would you please reply which is the best medicine. Is there loss/damage if she discontinues.She feels no relief from the pain in the right side of her body.she takes pain killer medicine,doctor tell her to continue using till we are alive and forever.She feel difficulty to walk even upto few yards .She feel bodily and mentally weakness.will you pl tell her what she should do,continue to take or discontinue the medicine.

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