Levaquin Side Effects

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  1. 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
  2. link Newyear-newyou
    Stoneyco: what type of doctor have you found to help you?
    Newyear-newyou- over a year ago
  3. link Mandysss
    Hi, Can you please share the name and contact info for the doctor who has knowledge of levaquin. I have been dealing with a reaction for 5 years. Thanks, Mandy
    Mandysss- over a year ago
  4. link Mike007
    My girlfriend has SEVERE PAIN EXACTLY as described in these posts
    My girlfriend was prescribed Levaquin for a respiratory infection back in March of this year, 2011. After 5 days, she started experiencing the EXACT SAME DEBILITATING PAINS in ALL of her joints. Shw is also on a plethora of other drugs to trest her E - 66% more...
    Mike007- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  5. link Mandysss
    Hi, I'm dealing with a reaction to levaquin. I took it 5 1/2 years ago. Still recovering. If you are starting a law suit, please let me know. I may join. Thanks, M
    Mandysss- over a year ago
  6. link Downdraft
    My wife had a disc rupture after taking Leaquin for a bacterial infection. She had never had any back or tendon issues before. This happenned less than a week after taking the drug. She was picking up our 20 lb pug when it happened. I'll contact you - 31% more...
    Downdraft- over a year ago
  7. 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
  8. link Trulyjulie
    I too took Lvaquin, I ended up in the ER withing 3 days. Every single joint inmy body hurt. I told the Dr it was from the Levaquin. He laughed and told me to continue taking it as if I was some dumb ass. I quit taking it and demanded a new antibiotic - 45% more...
    Trulyjulie- over a year ago
  9. link Hamah120
    levaquin and bad taste in mouth
    Has anyone had a bad taste in their mouth while taking levaquin? I am on my last pill (7 pills all together) and last night this bad taste started. I don't think its an infection so I was wondering if it could be a side effect of this drug? Thank You - 1% more...
    Hamah120- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  10. link Joysdivision
    I love Google... I'm on Levaquin, and was wondering if I was the only one who had this problem... I am taking 500mg, and I have an awful taste in my mouth that doesn't seem to go away... I'm walking around with an Altoid tucked in my mouth at all tim - 2% more...
    Joysdivision- over a year ago
  11. link Jcabrams
    Neurological side effects of Levaquin
    today was my 3rd day of taking levaquin. i suffered neurological side effects from it all day and was totally out of it. now i'm feeling better, about 12 hours later, but the top center of my head hurts as if someone hit me. it hurts to even brush my - 46% more...
    Jcabrams- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  12. link Jcabrams
    Neurological side effects of Levaquin
    today was my 3rd day of taking levaquin. i suffered neurological side effects from it all day and was totally out of it. now i'm feeling better, about 12 hours later, but the top center of my head hurts as if someone hit me. it hurts to even brush my - 46% more...
    Jcabrams- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. link Stephb
    Levaquin strange sensations, severe headaches, sinus infection, neck muscles, tremadol
    I was taking Levaquin for a sinus infection. After taking the first dose of 750 mg, I noticed that I started having tingling and numbness in my hands and arms. After the second dose, I started feeling the same tingling and numbness in my arms, hands, - 86% more...
    Stephb- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Levaquin
  16. link Mbaeshipa
    Hi. I have been having the same reactions from levaquin. Have you recovered from your symptoms?
    Mbaeshipa- over a year ago
  17. link Mbaeshipa
    Hi. I have been having the same reactions from levaquin. Have you recovered from your symptoms?
    Mbaeshipa- over a year ago
  18. link Seakelp27
    levaquin and cancer
    84 year old mother took 8 500 mg tablets for undiagnosed infection. Goes to hospital with swelling in her throat a week later. Biopsy reveals some kind of cancer (not yet sure what kind). Does anyone know of a link between Levaquin and cancer?
    Seakelp27- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Levaquin
  19. link Bevstar1
    My mother in law... healthy... took nothing but a blood pressure pill.... had a chest cold and was given levaquin. She had a bad reaction to it. Had to be taken to the hospital. A few weeks later she had lumps in her neck. Diagnosed with Type B cell - 10% more...
    Bevstar1- over a year ago
  20. link Grannybam
    ill effects of Levaquin
    pain in my left hip and various fingers. My right thumb is swollen and painful. My hands are swollen. I have occasional shooting pains in different places hands feet arms. The main thing is the continual diarrea. No matter what I eat I must make sure - 71% more...
    Grannybam- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  21. link Refart
    take lots of acidophilus; double up and see if that helps.
    Refart- over a year ago
  22. link Shearne
    shaking, nausea, never again
    trimeprothin, terrible side efects, backache, bad nausea, the shaking was uncontrolable.have been off it for two days and still feel bloated and sick, but the ui infection has gone...hopefully doctors will take more notice about the side affects of t - 8% more...
    Shearne- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  23. link Refart
    4 pills; from healthy 50 year old runner to chronic fatigue syndrome
    I took 4 levaquin pills in february 2011. Since then my ankles have been mush, my joints, especially my knee and ankle joints pop loudly, my ears ring, and I have chronic fatigue. There are some brain fog and depersonalization issues also and my feet - 43% more...
    Refart- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  24. link Frankie86
    Nasty stuff
    Have had a staph infection for three years now from spinal surgery to corrct 2 hernniated disc's three years ago. That surgery has turned into 10 including 2 full spinal fusions. I had to switch infectious diesease doctor to keep from a lifetime prog - 50% more...
    Frankie86- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  25. link Adrvictim
    Levaquin muscle spasms, nerve endings, severe back pain, neurontin, antibiotic
    I have been seriously ill for 8 months now after taking 3 500 mg. doses of Levaquin for a simple uncomplicated UTI. My doctor assured me that the antibiotic was perfectly safe. I trusted him, to my regret. I have been plagued with Severe Central Nerv - 92% more...
    Adrvictim- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  26. link Tm
    Jessica, I just came across this post and wondered what progress you've made. I was considering visiting Dr. Flockhart myself. Thanks. TM
    Tm- over a year ago
  27. link Rpemoore
    I post once a Year about this poison Levaquin that Kill my Wife
    My wife was taking Levaquin, I say was taking it because she is dead. My wife died on August 4th 2007 due to the side effects on this poison. my wife died of heart failure at the age of 32. The doctor who prescribed Levaquin to my wife is a killer. I - 45% more...
    Rpemoore- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  28. link Valpal
    Has anyone had knee swelling from this med?
    My sister, who already has numerous medical challenges, was given Levaquin for a sinis infection. Now both of her knees are swollen and one of them snaps when she walks. Will this swelling go down? Are there any success stories regarding this particu - 44% more...
    Valpal- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  29. link Stoplevaquin
    Levaquin medical journal article, sideeffects, muscle weakness, doing research, doctor who
    Muscle weakness, pain, tingling After taking levaquin, I still suffer from muscle weakness, pain, and tingling several years later. My doctor who is one of the top specialists in New York has seen what this drug has done to me and is doing research f - 65% more...
    Stoplevaquin- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in Levaquin
  30. link Bigred1stl
    I took Levaquin for 10 days, and since then my legs get so tired after the least exertion. Recently, I walked 6 blocks and by the time that I got to my office it was like I had to drag my right leg. I'm 63 and never had this feeling before, but somet - 35% more...
    Bigred1stl- over a year ago
  31. link Donnastauch
    hives for a month from levaquin
    My husband has had hives for a month from levaquin. The hives began on the last day of his 7 day dosage. The hives are huge. His dermatologist has placed him on 2 different antihistamines. We are waiting for the biopsy results. (although we are sure - 37% more...
    Donnastauch- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  32. link Mf1223
    I am currently suffering from hives after taking Levoquin - hives began on the 7th day dosage. They were just a few and primary doctor said to try benedryl which did nothing; then tried medrol for 6 days and hives got worse. They have spread all over - 43% more...
    Mf1223- over a year ago
  33. link Mandalay23
    Had levaquin before and fine, 3rd course and jaw is TIGHT
    I am a fine and healthy 28 year old female (will admit I'm overweight). I was prescribed 500mg Levaquin back in January for pneumonia for a 5 day stint, took it and was fine. Turned out the pneumonia was from a lung infection that wouldn't go away (w - 76% more...
    Mandalay23- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  34. link Swedish
    I hope your pain will go away. Please visit fqresearch.org if you want to learn more about this group of antibiotics - fluoroquinolones - or quinolones. You can also google the words "floxed" and "floxies". Google the name David T - 46% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago