Levofloxacin and Cough - from FDA reports


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 Revlimid, and have Bronchitis . We study 6,421 people who have side effects while taking Levofloxacin from FDA. Among them, 121 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Levofloxacin

Levofloxacin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Levofloxacin 6,437 users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,682 Cough patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

6,421 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin.
Among them, 121 people (1.88%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levofloxacin cause Cough?

Time on Levofloxacin when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 95.24 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 4.76 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Levofloxacin *:

  • female: 55.75 %
  • male: 44.25 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Levofloxacin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.12 %
  • 10-19: 1.04 %
  • 20-29: 6.25 %
  • 30-39: 5.21 %
  • 40-49: 10.42 %
  • 50-59: 17.71 %
  • 60+: 56.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bronchitis (16 people, 13.22%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (12 people, 9.92%)
  • High Blood Pressure (12 people, 9.92%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (9 people, 7.44%)
  • Pain (8 people, 6.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Revlimid (10 people, 8.26%)
  • Metformin (9 people, 7.44%)
  • Pantoprazole (8 people, 6.61%)
  • Zofran (7 people, 5.79%)
  • Oxycodone (7 people, 5.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (42 people, 34.71%)
  • Fatigue (23 people, 19.01%)
  • Fever (22 people, 18.18%)
  • Pain (18 people, 14.88%)
  • Malaise (15 people, 12.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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