Levaquin Side Effects

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  1. link Ramansa
    Levequin side effects.
    I have taken Levequin for five days now and experience insomnia, the jitters, difficulty using my fingers for any fine motor tasks.
    Ramansa- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  2. link Cozzy
    Levaquin fever symptoms, pain headache, neck pain, doctor report, levaquin
    My wife took her first Levaquin pill tonight and has instantly developed severe neck pain, headache, and fever symptoms (but her temperature has not risen). I'm not happy about this.
    Cozzy- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  3. link Cbenton1
    I just took 12 days worth of levaquin 500mg for a severe sinus infection and other symptoms I was having. Some of my symptoms improved but the entire time I have been taking the medicine I have been running a temp of around 100 degrees and have just - 58% more...
    Cbenton1- over a year ago
  4. link 6651779
    Levaquin chills and fever, levaqin, sinus infection, benedryl, trouble sleeping
    I had hard chills and fever while on the drug Levaqin, but thought it was due to the sinus infection that I was being treated for. After being off of the drug for almost a month, I am having severe pain in my knees, feet, ankles and hips. I have diff - 49% more...
    6651779- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  5. link Sandymac
    No fever with diagnosis of Acute Bronchitis....started 750mg Levaquin, just took one dose at noon today, now I have a 100 temp. Is that normal? I think I remember something about the bacterial toxins starting to dissipate as soon as your antibiotic b - 23% more...
    Sandymac- over a year ago
  6. link Lilybets
    No problems after many rounds of Levaquin 500 mg; 750 caused insomnia
    I'm amazed to see these posts. I've been taking Levaquin 500 mg for 10 to 20 days for severe sinus infections off and on for more than 5 years because it is the most effective drug we've found. In 2010 I had 6 rounds of it and don't notice these prob - 53% more...
    Lilybets- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  7. link Petrifiedhippy
    Levaquin tendon, fda, doctors, drugs
    this is not a new side effect ~~~ today is 16 Nov 2009 I never knew of the tendon side effect, neither did my doc I have literally been bedridden as I cannot walk from these pains, horrible side effects this is not my doctors fault - new, old drugs f - 41% more...
    Petrifiedhippy- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  8. link Ifee_pk
    Did you get better? I also have issues but can walk at least but pains and lack of sleep.
    Ifee_pk- over a year ago
  9. link Juliekpoe
    my poor mother
    is ther a doctor out there who cares? my mom took levaquin fr 10 days. and her story & pain is identical to eveery bog i have read. it is a dibilitating drug . we all need to get togethe & do something about this horrible drug.
    Juliekpoe- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  10. link Fuzzylee
    Levaquin Horror Story
    I was given IV Levaquin on the 2nd of September 2010, followed by oral Levaquin. Two days later I experienced severe pain in my left leg which spread to every joint in my body two days later. Stopped the Levaquin thinking that the symptoms would go a - 47% more...
    Fuzzylee- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Levaquin
  11. link Patheticinlj
    I sent you an email..but make sure they blood test you for RA over and over again, when the swelling goes down after you take steroids,,the blood test will probably reveal that your RA factor is normal or slighty elevated,,that comes from this nasty - 36% more...
    Patheticinlj- over a year ago
  12. link Awmoore1
    I have been diagnosed with RA, however my shoulder, left groin area and leg are becoming unbearable. My knees and shoulder pop so loud it sounds like firecrackers. How do I find out if my rheumatologist thinks its RA?
    Awmoore1- over a year ago
  13. link Patheticinlj
    this is more info from me about Levaquin,,I think that the doctors should have to tell you the medication that they are about to give you has a black lable warning on it, so you can decide whether or not you want to risk it..I had no idea anything li - 66% more...
    Patheticinlj- over a year ago
  14. link Patheticinlj
    hey,,it is permanant. I've been ill for two years now from that drug. I am still under a doctors care and I'm on my way to a foot doctor to see what he can do for my tendons and my elbows are also in severe pain. I was diagnosed with RA, and was put - 65% more...
    Patheticinlj- over a year ago
  15. link Swataz
    Levaquin tonsil stones, tonsiloliths, light buld, psychotic reactions, maddening
    I took Levaquin back in late July/early August for a bout with pneumonia. I am a 35 year old male with no major health problems, and in fact, I had been in very good health up until the pneunonia, which I am still at a loss to explain! Anyway. I expe - 85% more...
    Swataz- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  16. link Disgustedwitharrogantdoctors
    So sad and so sorry. My son took one Levaquin, just one! He's been suffering for almost a year of severe pain in his right leg, sometimes headaches and general lethargy. Levaquin is a black box drug- labeled by the FDA but unfortunately the only thin - 80% more...
    Disgustedwitharrogantdoctors- over a year ago
  17. link Timberswife
    Levaquin predizone, calf muscles, kidney infection, keflex, sick mind
    My experience with levaquin has been a nightmare, n a few other drugs as well. It all began last year in August. Went on vacation came back with a bad kidney infection, strep, and bug bites. Doctor gave me lev. n within mins. I was feeling the drug i - 93% more...
    Timberswife- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  18. link Disgustedwitharrogantdoctors
    So sad and so sorry. My son took one Levaquin, just one! He's been suffering for almost a year of severe pain in his right leg, sometimes headaches and general lethargy. Levaquin is a black box drug- labeled by the FDA but unfortunately the only thin - 79% more...
    Disgustedwitharrogantdoctors- over a year ago
  19. link Native_1534
    DO NOT TAKE IT
    WAS PRESCRIBED LEVAQIN FOR A RESPIRATORY INFECTION. AFTER TAKING THE DRUG FOR EIGHT DAYS I STARTED EXPERIENCING A STIFFNESS ALL OVER MY BODY BUT MOSTLY IN MY LEGS AND MY KNEES. DURING THE 2ND TEN DAYS OF THE DRUG MY KNEES WERE IN SUCH PAIN I COULD HA - 58% more...
    Native_1534- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  20. link Swedish
    A close friend of mine took Cipro in 2004 and suffered side effects. Thanks to the Internet i found a lot of American stories about people having been "floxed" I live in Europe and had never heard of it. Since then I have learnt quite a lot - 73% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  21. link Navywife
    Levaquin breast infection, muscle pains, head aches, left eye, welts
    On April 8,2003. I was put on 500 MG of Levaquin for what they said could be a Breast infection. This medicine is the worst thing out there. I been sick since day 1. I have a red rash from head to toe,also have welts all over my body. Burning in my f - 64% more...
    Navywife- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  22. link Mofree
    Um..........just FYI, those are serious SIDE EFFECTS of the drug, all of which it warns you on the label, and some of which you are supposed to IMMEDIATELY contact your physician about....
    Mofree- over a year ago
  23. link Cookie126
    Levaquin drug induced lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, moment of relief, nerve damage, loss of appetite
    Sorry for the long post! I started taking Levaquin in mid Feb and I'm still feeling the effects. I am a 37 year old female who has never had any kind of reaction to any drug. When I say never - I mean not even slight nausea. I was prescribed Levaquin - 92% more...
    Cookie126- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Levaquin
  24. link Nanhead
    How are you feeling now. I have just stopped taking the nasty drug and am experiencing joint pain. Will it go away?
    Nanhead- over a year ago
  25. link Nanhead
    Levaquin side effects
    I was prescribed 759 mg of Levaquin for a sinus infection and bronchitis. By the 6th day my elbows were hurting and I stopped taking the medicine. I have been off of it 9 days and am experiencing joint pain in my elbows, knees, hands, and feet. I hav - 39% more...
    Nanhead- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  26. link Jlee638
    Levaquin mg tablet, dangerous drug, 14 yr old, insomnia, half hour
    My 14 yr old daughter (now 15) had one 750 mg tablet 5 months ago and is still painful in feet and legs with standing/walking more than about a half hour. Also has pain in hands with writing. There were other scary effects also - rash, swelling, head - 18% more...
    Jlee638- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  27. link Genec
    how is your daughter doing? i took levaquin 9 months ago and my feet still tingle and hurt, especially while I'm standing.
    Genec- over a year ago
  28. link Megra817
    Levaquin levaquin 500 mg, yeast infection, strep throat, mg tablet, antibiotics
    Was prescribed Levaquin 500 mg tablet for 10 days to treat strep throat. I had never taken it before. I have finished it two days ago and now have a severe yeast infection. I've never had one from antibiotics before and it is to the point that I can' - 20% more...
    Megra817- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Levaquin
  29. link Noahsway26
    I starting taking Levaquin today for strep throat and have taken it a few times before, in the defense of the medicine it will kill anything you got going on and with so many people getting a tolerence to antibiotics sometimes it's the only thing tha - 68% more...
    Noahsway26- over a year ago
  30. link Joanne364
    Levaquin
    I took Levaquin for 14 days and it has been 3 1/2 weeks since I stopped. Every night I am crippled in pain mostly hands, wrists and knees. Does this go away? What treatments have people used?
    Joanne364- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  31. link Patheticinlj
    I have been at this for two years..no one has offered me any help..I'm still looking to sue them for all that I have suffered..I am almost on a walker
    Patheticinlj- over a year ago
  32. link Madelman
    Levaquin knee pain
    I am a physician, ENT, and have prescribed Levaquin to many of my patients. I was always aware of the possibility of tendon problems and photosensitivity. Recently I was given a 7 day course of 500 mg. of Levaquin for a skin infection, which I took w - 60% more...
    Madelman- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Levaquin
  33. link Patheticinlj
    p.s. I haven't stopped going to the doctor since this started two years ago..I have racked up thousands of dollars in bills, meds, copays..at 50.00 a visit..and all because I had a sinus infection..Levaquin should be banned and they should compensate - 19% more...
    Patheticinlj- over a year ago
  34. link Patheticinlj
    I too gained weight,,about 40 pounds. I have been researching this for two years now, since that is how long I've been suffering. I have not stopped hurting. I ache so bad, my joints are totally swollen to the point, that a pain specialist told me I - 79% more...
    Patheticinlj- over a year ago
  35. link Theone0329
    Levaquin levaquin 500, dip stick, going to the bathroom, pacient, urin
    hello i am a 28 year old mother of three i am going to school to become a nursing assistant just started my clinical.i have not been feeling good for the past 4 weeks went to my doc and asked for them to test my urin they took it and only did the dip - 93% more...
    Theone0329- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Levaquin
  36. link Patheticinlj
    I wish you would get back on this site..i see you posted this one year ago. I'm curious how you feel now. You have described me to a "t"..I'm fifty two,,bad back, took the meds and ended up just like you. Now it has been two years for me. I - 29% more...
    Patheticinlj- over a year ago
  37. link Chalaa
    Took levaquin for three days
    I took levaquin for an stomach infection on the third day I felt a sharp pain on my hip could not even walk It hurt so much that I called the Dr. office they told me to stop at once the levaquin and if it got worst to go in or go to the ER. After rea - 26% more...
    Chalaa- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Levaquin
  38. link Patheticinlj
    listen,,this does not improve that I'm aware of, I took it almost two years ago..I'm in worse shape than I was last year. Now I'm going to a foot doctor to see if anything can be done about the tendons in my legs,,my elbows feel like they belong to a - 53% more...
    Patheticinlj- over a year ago
  39. link Jkcook2567
    Hallucinations
    My mother, 87, had pneumonia. On friday, she was hospitalized and given levaquin IV. By saturday afternoon, she was having visual hallucinations. By sunday, they were constant, visions of people, animals, things, that all seen=med real and terrifying - 59% more...
    Jkcook2567- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  40. link Tangogolf
    I was given Levaquin by a Navy Flight Surgeon. I had severe hallunications after only a few hours: Wild, strange, bizarre dreams of weird things, horrible images...awful. I returned to the doc and asked him if my symptoms were part of the drug's side - 40% more...
    Tangogolf- over a year ago