Review: could Levofloxacin cause Renal Failure Acute?


Renal failure acute is found among people who take Levofloxacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Hypertension . We study 15,143 people who have side effects while taking Levofloxacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 598 have Renal failure acute. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure acute and more.

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Levofloxacin has active ingredients of levofloxacin; sodium chloride. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Levofloxacin 15,349 users)

Renal Failure Acute

Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with thrombocytopenia, pain, cardiac failure congestive, diarrhea, hyperkalemia (latest reports from 69,660 Renal failure acute patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

15,143 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin.
Among them, 598 people (3.95%) have Renal Failure Acute

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levofloxacin cause Renal failure acute?

Time on Levofloxacin when people have Renal Failure Acute *:

  • < 1 month: 89.01 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.42 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.05 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Renal Failure Acute when taking Levofloxacin *:

  • female: 39.73 %
  • male: 60.27 %

Age of people who have Renal Failure Acute when taking Levofloxacin *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 0.36 %
  • 10-19: 0.36 %
  • 20-29: 2.71 %
  • 30-39: 7.41 %
  • 40-49: 6.51 %
  • 50-59: 17.72 %
  • 60+: 64.74 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (57 people, 9.53%)
  • Prophylaxis (31 people, 5.18%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (30 people, 5.02%)
  • Pneumonia (30 people, 5.02%)
  • Pain (27 people, 4.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (95 people, 15.89%)
  • Vancomycin (87 people, 14.55%)
  • Lasix (82 people, 13.71%)
  • Aspirin (76 people, 12.71%)
  • Acetaminophen (67 people, 11.20%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anaemia (77 people, 12.88%)
  • Pneumonia (71 people, 11.87%)
  • Dehydration (69 people, 11.54%)
  • Pyrexia (68 people, 11.37%)
  • Hypotension (68 people, 11.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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