Review: could Levofloxacin cause Constipation?
We study 5,437 people who have side effects while taking Levofloxacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 69 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Levofloxacin (latest outcomes from 5,529 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin; sodium chloride. It is often used in sinusitis.
Constipation (latest reports from 509,257 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 5,433 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin. Among them, 69 people (1.27%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.01% of all the 510,338 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Levofloxacin when people have Constipation * :
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Severity of Constipation when taking Levofloxacin ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (15 people, 21.74%)
- Multiple myeloma (11 people, 15.94%)
- Renal cell carcinoma (7 people, 10.14%)
- Breast cancer (2 people, 2.90%)
- Pain (2 people, 2.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fluconazole (24 people, 34.78%)
- Paxil (23 people, 33.33%)
- Gabapentin (23 people, 33.33%)
- Lorazepam (21 people, 30.43%)
- Metronidazole (17 people, 24.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Patient was in constant pain with no ability to move (wasn't even able to pick a glass of water). No supplements were given while on Levofloxacin and inspite of family questioning the high dosage for an unconfirmed Koch's spine diagnosis, patient was prescribed 750mgs of Levoflox twice a day; making it 1.5 gms of the drug taken each day for almost 3 weeks.
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54 yr old Northern Virginia mom ,wife business owner.I was diagnosed with migraines ,fibromyalgia 10 yrs ago. I HAVE LOOKED FOR ANSWERS ever since. My disease has progressed,changing my life so much.I have not found the cure for my condition. Most of the drugs I have used cause other symptoms,I have tried them all. I am about to start treating my fibromyalgia with quaifenesin. Any advice,would be welcome.
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