Levaquin Side Effects

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  1. link 0icu812
    Levaquin levaquin 750 mg, zombie, candy, toilet, urge
    I took Levaquin 750 mg for 2 days. The first night it made me sleepy and drowsy. The second night I took it, I was high. I felt like I was a zombie. I sat in front of my computer rocking back and forward. And al I wanted to do while I sat there was t - 63% more...
    0icu812- over a year ago - 14 Replies - in Levaquin
  2. link Karibrich
    Am taking levaquin 750 mg for a sinus infection and I can tell it is working very well for that already. I do feel tired and zombish right after I take it and I woke up constantly last night. It makes you want alot of water hence the multiple bathroo - 46% more...
    Karibrich- over a year ago
  3. link Lgeno
    Levaquin Cipro Trovan..now Im a mess
    ive been allergic to many antibiotics since I was a kid. I was first given Trovan for a horrible infection in my leg combined with riphampin( now off the market) in 1999. By 2000 I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, an autoimmune disease much li - 73% more...
    Lgeno- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  4. link Mightnightblue
    Need Help / Advise / Support
    I was prescribed Levaquin 750mg for 10 days in August 2010. During treatment, I honestly do not remember experiencing any side effects. I am in my early 30's About 7 weeks later, I experienced a sudden, unexplained severe pain in my right knee. Initi - 88% more...
    Mightnightblue- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  5. link Nes1005
    Please email me. Nes@pegasusresidential.com. I am 33 and having the exact problem after taking levoquin and flagyl. It is my left leg and behind me knee. My knee gives out all the time. I was wondering how you ate doing. I too an suffering from anxie - 14% more...
    Nes1005- over a year ago
  6. link Jjones56
    Levaquin levaquin 500mg, hurt so bad, hurting so bad, yesturday, i cried
    I started taking Levaquin 500mg 3 22 07 on the 3rd day My legs hurt so bad I could hardly walk. My knees also hurt, My hips & back of legs allthe way down my legs the muscles hurt so bad I cried,even when I walked the back of my ankles it would p - 49% more...
    Jjones56- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Levaquin
  7. link Cshirley
    I was on 10 days of 750 mg ofLevaquin back in July for a pesudomonas sinus bacteria. After 3 days I felt something pop in my scapula/shoulder area. I was told that this was the only oral med that would kill this bacteria and to try to get through the - 84% more...
    Cshirley- over a year ago
  8. link Hoagie
    full body arthritis side effect
    I took Levaquin for a sinus infection and within a couple of days had horrible pain in EVERY joint in my body. Looked it up in the PDR and found full body arthritis is a rare side effect. My Dr. told me never to take again.
    Hoagie- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  9. link Mrmaverickcat
    bearly made it back to urgent care and it was only 2 parkinglots away
    Was prescribed leviquin for sinus. Took dose in store and walked around the retail section for another 10 minutes. Began walking to car in drugstore parking lot...started to notice charley horse type symptoms starting in both leg calves. The symptoms - 60% more...
    Mrmaverickcat- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Levaquin
  10. link Aj Silverton
    Mr Maverick, From what we've just read taking Mg within the first three days may help.. I wish I only took 1. Still having pain in legs and knee. I used to watch a show called Maverick.
    Aj Silverton- over a year ago
  11. link Mrmaverickcat
    AJ- I only took one. It took about 2 hours for the charley horses everywhere to calm down. It took about 2 days for all the joint pain to go completely away.
    Mrmaverickcat- over a year ago
  12. link Aj Silverton
    I took a single pill last week and was a lot of leg pain. I took a second pill and it got worse... I am upset that I didn't go with my gut instinct. I took a third pill and the next morning was in terrible leg pain with all my joints hurting... That - 37% more...
    Aj Silverton- over a year ago
  13. link Purple12
    2 doses and severe neck and head pain and left eye vision problems
    Been reading the blog - thank God. Thank God I stopped taking this poison after 2nd dose. I became disoriented, paranoid, severe neck pain with crackling, head pressure, metallic taste in mouth and left eye trauma. I called a holistic friend of mind - 75% more...
    Purple12- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  14. link Shirleyg
    rheumatoid arthritis and levaquin
    Has anyone been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis after they experienced debilitating leg and joint pain after a few days on levaquin?
    Shirleyg- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Levaquin
  15. link Chcom Dancer
    Yes, my daughter. First dx was Lupus, second was serum sickness, atypical, and finally juvenile arthritis.
    Chcom Dancer- over a year ago
  16. link Michael_schiappacasse
    Levaquin levaquin side effects, keep your fingers crossed, chronic lyme disease, ketek, flagyl
    I pity yet envy all of you! On the one hand, I feel so bad for all of you that have such horrible and long lasting side-effects. On the other hand, I'm jealous of most of you because you have other treatment options! I have severe chronic Lyme diseas - 87% more...
    Michael_schiappacasse- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  17. link Llrascal
    I wish you luck Levaquin just tore me up, I felt like someone pour gas on me that's how bad my skin burned. I don't know if it is true but I was on a blog and a woman said she took salt to clear her lyme. I was quite surprised, but salt is an anibiot - 1% more...
    Llrascal- over a year ago
  18. link Rachelb
    Levaquin ent doctor, earache, tmj, tinnitus, tendon
    While taking Levaquin I experienced insomnia and anxiety. One week after completing 500mg a day for 10 days, I began experiencing Tendonitis in my right hand/wrist and have had an incredibly painful earache with tinnitus and vertigo. The ENT doctor d - 74% more...
    Rachelb- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Levaquin
  19. link Fordfiveohh
    I work with someone who took levaquin... she has so much jaw pain she can hardly eat.....I took levaquin for 3mothers days. I stopped because of ankle pain.... its 11 year later..... my whole body hurts and its worse every day.... my employer has ask - 27% more...
    Fordfiveohh- over a year ago
  20. link Juangear
    PleaSE HELP
    1/14/2012. I was given Levaquin and two steroid shots for an ear/sinus/lung infection 1/15 calf twitching 1/15 Chest pain acid indigestion 1/16 calf cramping 1/18 loud pop in left leg (like a gunshot) 2/24 Infection came back and a double round of Le - 73% more...
    Juangear- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  21. link Mcdmomforpeace
    get a lawyer. levaquin is a poison, you've been injured. eat fresh foods, organic is you can. rest, pray, try and destress... and sue those monsters
    Mcdmomforpeace- over a year ago
  22. link Floxeddoc
    Doxycycline OK ??? after being toxified by Leviquin/Cipro/Avelox
    About a year ago I started having symptoms of Lyme Ds. Initially I was treated for prostatitis and diverticulitis with Cipro and Avelox after which I became so sick and weak with the classic floxing symptoms that I had to close my business and move i - 72% more...
    Floxeddoc- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Levaquin
  23. link Floxed2010
    @Ldmfloxed2009 - hey thanks for your quick respone! I hope you stay injury free now!
    Floxed2010- over a year ago
  24. link Floxed2010
    @Ldmfloxed2009 -I too was floxed by Avelox in 2010. Was wondering what your symptoms were - (or are)? Mine seem to be CNS related and I seem to have relapses once and a while. Can this be expected?
    Floxed2010- over a year ago
  25. link Ldmfloxed2009
    I was floxed (Avelox) in December of 2009. Recently I was prescribed Batrim (a sulpha antibiotic) for a sinus infection, and am having a major relapse. I am now terrified to take ANY antibiotic.
    Ldmfloxed2009- over a year ago
  26. link Miserableknees
    Levaquin respiratory ailment, long periods of time, cartilage damage, health care provider, horrible drug
    I was given a 10 day dose of LEVAQUIN for a mild bronchitis/respiratory ailment on Jan. 29, 2008. I took 1 500mg pill for the full ten days. Three days after I stopped taking this medication, I experienced incredibly painful swelling in both knees. I - 88% more...
    Miserableknees- over a year ago - 10 Replies - in Levaquin
  27. link Slward
    OMG...I cannot believe what I am reading. I was on Levequin for ten days and was still not past my sinus problem so we changed me to an amoxacillin type. I feel so horrible achy. It hurts to get out of bed, to get out of the car and up from the toile - 49% more...
    Slward- over a year ago
  28. link Jkak
    Levaquin hell
    Never takes this medication. I took it for 3 days, 3 months ago. I had severe calf pain and achilles soreness after 3 days. These symptoms lasted several weeks and I was unable to run, hike or do other activities I enjoy. I still have continual muscl - 60% more...
    Jkak- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  29. link Helen950
    I had an adverse reaction in 2004. I still have hearing loss, taste distortion, achy muscles when I eat chicken, dipersonilzation, electrical system in my heart etc etc. All is better than when it happened but some of the things just never go away. Y - 29% more...
    Helen950- over a year ago
  30. link Helene Zaepfel
    Levaquin+Prednisone+Loss of taste/smell
    I came down with some kind of respiratory infection in April 2011 and couldn't shake the fever and the lung congestion which gave me a terrible cough. It wasn't pneumonia but a bronchial infection and it took 4 to 5 weeks to get rid of it. I had thre - 66% more...
    Helene Zaepfel- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  31. link Helen950
    you werre not supposed to mix those two drugs together. get a lawyer and sue your dr. can't he read????????
    Helen950- over a year ago
  32. link Wally2662
    armpit boils
    Ihave used Levaquin 3 times in the last half year and each time I develop what seems to be one or two infected glands, like boils in my armpit , but only my right armpit. I have this again and it remains a problem now. I showed a doctor and asked a p - 17% more...
    Wally2662- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  33. link Lesli.cooper
    Levaquin seizure medication, leviquin, seizures
    My son't Doctor prescibed leviquin with seizure medication which has severe reactions. My son has been having cluster seizures now for about 3 weeks every 2 hours.
    Lesli.cooper- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  34. link Lynnette55@aol.com
    I just had a gran mal seizure in the post office one week before christmas. Never even fainted before. I only remember a feeling in my head of draining from the top then looking up and I was told that I had a seizure, biting tongue blood everywhere, - 67% more...
    Lynnette55@aol.com- over a year ago
  35. link Lydialouise
    I was prescribed Levaquin in Jan 2008. I took the first 3 doses and by the afternoon of day 2, had difficulty focusing -- both physically and mentally. By that evening I was hallucinating. It was horrible. I called the MD-on-call and stopped taking i - 81% more...
    Lydialouise- over a year ago
  36. link Stoneyco
    very ill for 3 years after 2 doses of Levaquin
    Levaquin has affected every system in my body. Over 90+ symptoms from extreme anxiety, hallucinations, hip pain, fasciculations, breathing problems. hypersecretion of the sinuses, panic attacks, eye problems, numbness, tingling, rashes, derealization - 72% more...
    Stoneyco- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Levaquin
  37. link Newyear-newyou
    Stoneyco: what type of doctor have you found to help you?
    Newyear-newyou- over a year ago