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Review: could Levofloxacin cause Cough?

We study 5,442 people who have side effects while taking Levofloxacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 109 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Levofloxacin

Levofloxacin (latest outcomes from 5,535 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin; sodium chloride. It is often used in sinusitis.

Cough

Cough (latest reports from 488,741 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 5,437 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin. Among them, 112 people (2.06%) have Cough.

Trend of Cough in Levofloxacin reports

Time on Levofloxacin when people have Cough * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cough87.50%12.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Levofloxacin * :

FemaleMale
Cough50.89%49.11%

Age of people who have Cough when taking Levofloxacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cough0.00%0.00%0.97%4.85%8.74%12.62%21.36%51.46%

Severity of Cough when taking Levofloxacin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cough0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Cough ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Cough50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (11 people, 9.82%)
  2. Hyperlipidaemia (6 people, 5.36%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (6 people, 5.36%)
  4. Pneumonia (5 people, 4.46%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (5 people, 4.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (15 people, 13.39%)
  2. Acetaminophen (12 people, 10.71%)
  3. Furosemide (12 people, 10.71%)
  4. Vancomycin (11 people, 9.82%)
  5. Diflucan (11 people, 9.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • since getting the respiratory infection, being on coumadin, levofloxacin and benazapril i have had terrible coughing and severe pain in my ribs and back especially when coughing. also blood expectoration

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