Levofloxacin and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Levofloxacin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Glucosamine, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Levofloxacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,401 people who have side effects when taking Levofloxacin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 22, 2017

9,401 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin.
Among them, 161 people (1.71%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levofloxacin cause Constipation?

Time on Levofloxacin when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 85.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Levofloxacin *:

  • female: 63.58 %
  • male: 36.42 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Levofloxacin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.82 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 11.48 %
  • 40-49: 5.74 %
  • 50-59: 12.3 %
  • 60+: 69.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (42 people, 26.09%)
  • Preventive Health Care (31 people, 19.25%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (31 people, 19.25%)
  • Insomnia (30 people, 18.63%)
  • Pain (20 people, 12.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Glucosamine (20 people, 12.42%)
  • Amlodipine (19 people, 11.80%)
  • Velcade (15 people, 9.32%)
  • Morphine (15 people, 9.32%)
  • Paracetamol (14 people, 8.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (40 people, 24.84%)
  • Diarrhea (30 people, 18.63%)
  • Fatigue (28 people, 17.39%)
  • Weakness (24 people, 14.91%)
  • Hypotension (23 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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