Levaquin and Fluorouracil drug interactions - from FDA reports

Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Levaquin and Fluorouracil together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 186 people who take Levaquin and Fluorouracil from FDA, and is updated regularly.



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The study is based on levofloxacin and fluorouracil (the active ingredients of Levaquin and Fluorouracil, respectively), and Levaquin and Fluorouracil (the brand names). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered.

What is Levaquin?

Levaquin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Levaquin 46,329 users)

What is Fluorouracil?

Fluorouracil has active ingredients of fluorouracil. It is often used in colon cancer metastatic. (latest outcomes from Fluorouracil 59,351 users)

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Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 22, 2019

186 people who take Levaquin, Fluorouracil are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levaquin and Fluorouracil drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  1. Diarrhoea
  2. Febrile neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)
  3. Respiratory failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)
  4. Hypokalaemia (low potassium)
  5. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight)
  8. Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
  9. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  10. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Diarrhoea
  2. Febrile neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)
  3. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  4. Vomiting
  5. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  6. Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight)
  7. Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful)
  8. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  9. Folliculitis (infection of hair root)
  10. Hypoalbuminaemia (levels of albumin in blood serum are abnormally low)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Vena cava thrombosis (clotting of the blood in large vein carrying deoxygenated blood into the heart)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  2. Benign hepatic neoplasm (benign (non-cancerous) tumours of the liver)
  3. Pain
  4. Pain in extremity
  5. Pelvic mass
  6. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  7. Bone pain
  8. Cholecystitis (infection of gallbladder)
  9. Disease progression
  10. Dysgeusia (disorder of the sense of taste)
2 - 5 years:

n/a

5 - 10 years:

n/a

10+ years:

n/a

not specified:
  1. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  2. Anxiety
  3. Pain
  4. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Bone disorder
  7. Asthenia (weakness)
  8. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  1. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  2. Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
  3. Constipation
  4. Death
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  7. Vomiting
  8. Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Metastases to bone (cancer spreads to bone)
male:
  1. Diarrhoea
  2. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  3. Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
  4. Weight decreased
  5. Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight)
  6. Blood calcium decreased
  7. Blood potassium decreased
  8. Disease progression
  9. Haematocrit decreased
  10. Haemoglobin decreased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:

n/a

2-9:

n/a

10-19:

n/a

20-29:

n/a

30-39:

n/a

40-49:
  1. Anxiety
  2. Pain
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  4. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)
  5. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)
  6. Osteoradionecrosis (irradiation of bones causes damage to osteocytes and impairs the blood supply)
  7. Spinal osteoarthritis (joint cartilage loss in spine)
  8. Dental caries
  9. Intervertebral disc protrusion (spinal disc protrusion)
  10. Metastases to lung (cancer spreads to lung)
50-59:
  1. Vomiting
  2. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  4. Blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  7. Blood glucose increased
  8. Inflammation
  9. Pain in extremity
  10. Swelling
60+:
  1. Anxiety
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  3. Dizziness
  4. Death
  5. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  6. Pyrexia (fever)
  7. Back pain
  8. Urinary tract infection
  9. Constipation
  10. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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