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Levaquin, Miralax for a 69-year old woman





Summary: 77 female patients aged 69 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 69 year old female patient who has Pneumococcal Infection, Constipation. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Levaquin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Levaquin 28,771 users)

Miralax has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Miralax 9,268 users)

What are the conditions

Pneumococcal infection (infection caused by streptococcus pneumoniae) (latest reports from Pneumococcal Infection 418 patients)

Constipation can be treated by Miralax, Colace, Amitiza, Senna, Lactulose, Polyethylene Glycol 3350. (latest reports from Constipation 80,049 patients)

On Dec, 15, 2014: 77 females aged 66 (±5) who take Levaquin, Miralax are studied

Levaquin, Miralax outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 66

Gender: female

Conditions: Pneumococcal Infection, Constipation

Drugs taking:
- Levaquin (levofloxacin)
- Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350)

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body)n/an/an/an/an/an/aAnxiety
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Bone Disorder
Non-cardiac Chest Pain (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)Pain
Jaundice (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes)Fall
Cholestasis (a condition where bile cannot flow from the liver to the duodenum)Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)
Urinary Tract InfectionTooth Disorder (tooth disease)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)
Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)
Anaemia (lack of blood)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Constipation
- support group for people who have Pneumococcal Infection
- support group for people who take Levaquin
- support group for people who take Miralax

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    On day 9, my knees were so swollen that I could not bend my legs. It hurt to walk. I could not get up and down without assistance.

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