A study for a 51 year old woman who takes Levofloxacin - from FDA reports


1,112 females aged 51 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 51 year old female patient who has Pneumonia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On Apr, 15, 2018

1,112 females aged 51 (±5) who take Levofloxacin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levofloxacin for a 51-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 51
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Pneumonia
  • Drugs taken:
    • Levofloxacin (levofloxacin; sodium chloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Burning Tongue Syndrome(burning sensation on tongue): 0 (0% of females aged 51 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

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Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • Joint pain
  • Fever
  • Pain in extremity
  • Muscle aches (muscle pain)
  • Pain
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Rashes (redness)
  • Gait disturbance
  • Weakness
  • Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
1 - 6 months:
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea
  • Itching
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Liver disorder (liver diseases)
  • Hypokalemia (low potassium)
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Rashes (redness)
  • Cytomegalovirus test positive
  • Back pain
6 - 12 months:
  • Hepatitis acute
  • Joint pain
  • Gait disturbance
  • Hepatic function abnormal
  • Pain in extremity
  • Neuralgia (pain in one or more nerves)
  • Hepatic encephalopathy (spectrum of neuropsychiatric abnormalities in patients with liver failure)
  • Renal failure chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction)
  • Constipation
  • Tendon pain
1 - 2 years:
  • Drug ineffective
  • Tendon disorder (disease of tendon)
  • Systemic candida (whole body fungal infection)
  • Joint pain
  • Rotator cuff syndrome (a spectrum of conditions affecting the rotator cuff tendons of the shoulder)
2 - 5 years:
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Bacterial sepsis
  • Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)
  • Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  • Rotator cuff syndrome (a spectrum of conditions affecting the rotator cuff tendons of the shoulder)
  • Meniscus lesion (lesion of a crescent-shaped piece of cartilage between the femur and the tibia)
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Cellulitis (infection under the skin)
  • Tendon injury
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
5 - 10 years:
n/a
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  • Fever
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Diarrhea
  • Weakness
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Joint pain
  • Febrile neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)
  • Cough
  • Pain
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Preventive Health Care : 71 people, 6.38%
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 41 people, 3.69%
  • Breast Cancer : 33 people, 2.97%
  • Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 28 people, 2.52%
  • Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes): 28 people, 2.52%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Acetaminophen (94 people, 8.45%)
  • Fluconazole (86 people, 7.73%)
  • Methotrexate (79 people, 7.10%)
  • Prednisolone (72 people, 6.47%)
  • Acyclovir (71 people, 6.38%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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