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 5,448 people who have side effects while taking Levofloxacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 112 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 5,542 Levofloxacin users)
Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 75,681 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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