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Review: could Levofloxacin cause Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?

Summary: Foot, leg, and ankle swelling is reported only by a few people who take Levofloxacin. We study 5,452 people who have side effects while taking Levofloxacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling and more.

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Levofloxacin

Levofloxacin has active ingredients of levofloxacin; sodium chloride. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from 5,546 Levofloxacin users)

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, hypothyroidism, gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest reports from 1,448 Foot, leg, and ankle swelling patients)

On May, 11, 2015: 5,449 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin. Among them, 2 people (0.04%) have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling.

Trend of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling in Levofloxacin reports

Time on Levofloxacin when people have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Levofloxacin * :

FemaleMale
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Levofloxacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

Severity of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Levofloxacin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Foot, leg, and ankle swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetic coma (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Diabetic neuropathy (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Hypothyroidism postoperative (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Diabetic nephropathy (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. High blood cholesterol (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Gliclazide (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Irbesartan (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Lipitor (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Sept 2014 surgery to correct scar tissue from radiation in 2004 (prostate removed 2003 and cancer re-occured); prescribed Levofloxacin after surgery.Nov 2014 platelets crashed-transfusions. Dec 2014 White blood cells down (neutropenic)& red blood cells so low requiring transfusions.Healthy, athletic male now in wheelchair.No diagnosis. 4 bone marrow biopsies Roswell Park Cancer Buffalo, NY and Cleveland Clinic. Hospitalized the majority of last 4 months. PCP fungal pneumonia; severe UTI, blood infection. Extensive IV's of anti-fungal,antibotics, antiviral, etc. Constant transfusions platelets-red blood. Blood tested every other day when home. Daily when hospitalized. Interested in side effects and possible mitrochondrial toxicity as read about on your website.

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