Review: could Levofloxacin cause Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?
We study 5,435 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 5,526 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 4,207 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 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|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 (1 day ago):
creatinine level 1.25, some swelling in foot
From this study (1 week ago):
Patient was in constant pain with no ability to move (wasn't even able to pick a glass of water). No supplements were given while on Levofloxacin and inspite of family questioning the high dosage for an unconfirmed Koch's spine diagnosis, patient was prescribed 750mgs of Levoflox twice a day; making it 1.5 gms of the drug taken each day for almost 3 weeks.
karlee on Jul, 23, 2014:
54 yr old Northern Virginia mom ,wife business owner.I was diagnosed with migraines ,fibromyalgia 10 yrs ago. I HAVE LOOKED FOR ANSWERS ever since. My disease has progressed,changing my life so much.I have not found the cure for my condition. Most of the drugs I have used cause other symptoms,I have tried them all. I am about to start treating my fibromyalgia with quaifenesin. Any advice,would be welcome.
From this study (1 week ago):
Was put on this antibiotic for chronic sinusitis but after 10 days on drug have swollen painful feet and hard to walk. Sometimes pain in knees, arms.
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