Review: could Levofloxacin cause Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?
We study 5,437 people who have side effects while taking Levofloxacin from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling and more.
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Levofloxacin (latest outcomes from 5,529 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin; sodium chloride. It is often used in sinusitis.
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling (latest reports from 4,235 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypothyroidism.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 5,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin. Among them, 1 people (0.02%) has Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling. They amount to 0.02% of all the 4,188 people who have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling on eHealthMe.
Time on Levofloxacin when people have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Levofloxacin * :
|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Levofloxacin * :
|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Levofloxacin ** :
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|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Foot, leg, and ankle swelling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pneumonia (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 days ago):
I noticed hair loss after one month of taking this drug. 5mg one per day. Mu ankles and legs are really swollen.
NanaMary on Aug, 29, 2014:
I just came out of the hospital. 2 months ago my lower legs and feet swelled so bad they were hard as rocks and very shiny. I had to buy extra wide shoes. Then last week the whole lower leg turned beet red. I thought it was a blood clot and went to the ER room. They admitted me for Cellulitis infection. I was placed on antibiotic drip x 2 every 12 hours x 3 days plus Lasix. I had been on Effient for 18 months and this was reduced to 5mg. Was Effient the factor? I do not know but I bet the doctors know. I am home bedridden with the legs elevated to reduce swelling BS ANTIBIOTICS IN PILL FORM. Not happy...
From this study (3 days ago):
Gained weight too without change in diet or exercise.
From this study (6 days ago):
always tired and stiff, penis erection problems
Jack7 on Aug, 26, 2014:
Since I started using Ritib tablets for TB I have a problem with my feet are swelling and erection problem is there any1 who has the same problem?
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