Review: Weight gain - unintentional in Levofloxacin
This is a review of Weight gain - unintentional (Weight increased) by studying 5,398 people who take Levofloxacin. We analyze: the time on Levofloxacin when people have Weight gain - unintentional, gender and age of these people, the severity of Weight gain - unintentional, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Levofloxacin. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Levofloxacin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of levofloxacin; sodium chloride. It is often used in sinusitis, pneumonia. Commonly reported side effects of Levofloxacin include fever, pneumonia, breathing difficulty, thrombocytopenia aggravated, thrombocytopenia.
Weight gain - unintentional
Weight gain - unintentional has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 5,393 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin. Among them, 40 people (0.74%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional.
Time on Levofloxacin when people have Weight gain - unintentional * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain - unintentional||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Levofloxacin * :
|Weight gain - unintentional||42.50%||57.50% |
Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Levofloxacin * :
|Weight gain - unintentional||0.00%||0.00%||2.94%||8.82%||8.82%||23.53%||11.76%||44.12% |
Severity of Weight gain - unintentional when taking Levofloxacin ** :
How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asthma (5 people, 12.50%)
- Acute myeloid leukaemia (4 people, 10.00%)
- Ill-defined disorder (2 people, 5.00%)
- Depression (2 people, 5.00%)
- Pancreatic carcinoma (1 people, 2.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (9 people, 22.50%)
- Potassium chloride (8 people, 20.00%)
- Fluconazole (6 people, 15.00%)
- Vancomycin (6 people, 15.00%)
- Singulair (6 people, 15.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By angelbaby: Has anyone suffered weight gain from taking 8 norco a day, and how bad are the withdrawl symptoms? i am having surgery on my feet in december and then i was to get off this very addictive drug.
(for a 51 year old woman who has Weight Gain - Unintentional)
I have been taking about 8 norco 10/325 for a little more than a year. My thyroid is now not working well and I have gained 15 lbs and keep gaining. Can this be caused by the norco. Also, even more important, I am having surgery on my feet in december and then I want to get off this horrible addicti ...
(Number of patients like angelbaby: 32)
- By KeppraKills: Weight gain and suicidal thoughts from levetiracetam? know a lawyer to bring justice?
(for a 38 year old man who has Weight Gain - Unintentional, and takes Levetiracetam)
On Levetiracetam, I gained 130 lbs, experienced frantic thoughts of killing myself, depression, mania, anxiety, mood swings, and was even misdiagnosed as bipolar. Upon stopping the medication, I lost 130 lbs. in 8 months. I have incurred $20,000 so far in medical costs from the weight loss. I am ...
(Number of patients like KeppraKills: 509)
- By jpritch: On my second day with this med. heartburn bad all day..what can i take to stop this
(for a 51 year old woman who has Heartburn, and takes Levofloxacin)
I have been taking this med for my second day..and I am having serious all day heartburn problems and the horrible taste in mouth. What can I take to stop the heartburn so it will not effect this drug?
(Number of patients like jpritch: 2,672)
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