Review: could Levofloxacin cause Cough?
Summary: Cough 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 Prednisone, and have High blood pressure.
We study 5,449 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 has active ingredients of levofloxacin; sodium chloride. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 5,543 Levofloxacin users)
Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 75,693 Cough patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 5,448 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin. Among them, 112 people (2.06%) have Cough.
Time on Levofloxacin when people have Cough * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Cough when taking Levofloxacin * :
Age of people who have Cough when taking Levofloxacin * :
Severity of Cough when taking Levofloxacin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Cough ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (11 people, 9.82%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (6 people, 5.36%)
- Multiple myeloma (6 people, 5.36%)
- Pneumonia (5 people, 4.46%)
- Diabetes mellitus (5 people, 4.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (15 people, 13.39%)
- Acetaminophen (12 people, 10.71%)
- Furosemide (12 people, 10.71%)
- Vancomycin (11 people, 9.82%)
- Diflucan (11 people, 9.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Levofloxacin for a 81-year old woman with Bladder Infection. The patient has No Sense Of Smell And Taste
- A study of side effects of Metformin for a 57-year old woman with Cough. The patient has Cough Aggravated
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Hydrochlorothiazide, Synthroid for a 52-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Night Sweats, Hot Flashes, Cough
- A study of drug interactions between Lamictal, Bupropion Hydrochloride, Clonazepam, Trazodone Hydrochloride for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar 2, Depression, Anxiety Disorder, Insomnia Related To Another Mental Condition. The patient has Cough Aggravated
- A study of drug interactions between Piroxicam, Ciprofloxacin for a 27-year old woman with Flu, Urinary Tract Infection. The patient has Myalgia, Cough, Syncope Vasovagal
Recent Levofloxacin related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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