Could Levofloxacin cause Hallucination - from FDA reports


Summary

Hallucination 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 Metformin, and have Pneumonia . We study 6,421 people who have side effects while taking Levofloxacin from FDA. Among them, 45 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination 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)

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, high blood pressure, insomnia (latest reports from 35,335 Hallucination patients).

On Jan, 07, 2017

6,421 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin.
Among them, 45 people (0.7%) have Hallucination


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levofloxacin cause Hallucination?

Time on Levofloxacin when people have Hallucination *:

  • < 1 month: 86.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.55 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Levofloxacin *:

  • female: 59.09 %
  • male: 40.91 %

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Levofloxacin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.76 %
  • 20-29: 2.38 %
  • 30-39: 4.76 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 11.9 %
  • 60+: 59.52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pneumonia (6 people, 13.33%)
  • Sinusitis (5 people, 11.11%)
  • High Blood Pressure (3 people, 6.67%)
  • Bronchitis (3 people, 6.67%)
  • Parkinson's Disease (2 people, 4.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Symbicort (3 people, 6.67%)
  • Metformin (3 people, 6.67%)
  • Sinemet (2 people, 4.44%)
  • Prilosec (2 people, 4.44%)
  • Cozaar (2 people, 4.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Confusional State (10 people, 22.22%)
  • Insomnia (9 people, 20.00%)
  • Tremor (6 people, 13.33%)
  • Headache (6 people, 13.33%)
  • Dizziness (6 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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