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 Oxycodone, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Cough 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, 21, 2017

9,401 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin.
Among them, 184 people (1.96%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levofloxacin cause Cough?

Time on Levofloxacin when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 93.94 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.03 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 3.03 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Levofloxacin *:

  • female: 58.62 %
  • male: 41.38 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Levofloxacin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.72 %
  • 10-19: 1.36 %
  • 20-29: 6.12 %
  • 30-39: 4.08 %
  • 40-49: 8.84 %
  • 50-59: 21.09 %
  • 60+: 55.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (16 people, 8.70%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (15 people, 8.15%)
  • Asthma (11 people, 5.98%)
  • Pain (10 people, 5.43%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (10 people, 5.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Revlimid (13 people, 7.07%)
  • Oxycodone (13 people, 7.07%)
  • Metformin (12 people, 6.52%)
  • Symbicort (11 people, 5.98%)
  • Ventolin (10 people, 5.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (59 people, 32.07%)
  • Fever (33 people, 17.93%)
  • Fatigue (31 people, 16.85%)
  • Pain (25 people, 13.59%)
  • Malaise (23 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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