Levaquin Side Effects

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  1. link Joankay
    Levaquin levaquin 500mg, heart tests, levaquin side effects, heart pain, heart problems
    Mu husband was hospitalized with a severe urinary tract infection - Dec.18, 2006 and was treated with levaquin intravenously. Upon release, Dec.22nd, he was given levaquin - 500mg - to take orally for seven days. While taking the medication he had no - 92% more...
    Joankay- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  2. link Jay8869
    I know this is really outdated but it seems nobody Knows what to do. I had a reaction last week and Going through what many of you have I was scared For my life and prayed to the God who made heaven And earth. He showed me this is fluoride poisoning - 37% more...
    Jay8869- over a year ago
  3. link Elgel
    Levaquin recurrent bouts, urologic problem, medical practicioners, latin phrases, nerve bundle
    Three pills @500mg each. That’s all it took. Three pills of a five-pill prescription for levaquin. I can still see the pursed lips and amused twinkle in the eyes of my urologist who said "You're going to be all right" after he prescribed me - 95% more...
    Elgel- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  4. link Jay8869
    I had a levaquin reaction last week I thought I was gonna Die. 2 doctors just blank stare like I'm an idiot for having a reaction They don't even know what the side effects are or should I say effects, the poison is accumulative just cuz u don't Hav - 61% more...
    Jay8869- over a year ago
  5. 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
  6. link Kafferdd
    I am not a physician but I am also not someone that ever has reactions to medications and I dont consider myself to be an alarmist...however after taking 3 days of a 5 day dose I read the side effects and decided to at least be aware of the possibili - 68% more...
    Kafferdd- over a year ago
  7. link Martinsmom
    Levaquin sinus surgery, constant headache, spinal tap, medical doctors, lyrica
    My 16 year old son took Levaquin 6 months ago and had a bad reaction to it. His symptoms were severe muscle weakness (he would get exhausted walking from the parking lot to a store and back, severe joint pain (in thumbs, wrists, elbows, knees, and an - 90% more...
    Martinsmom- over a year ago - 14 Replies - in Levaquin
  8. link Mrjohnson
    a year later how are you doing?
    Mrjohnson- over a year ago
  9. link Mrjohnson
    I have the exact same symptoms, looking for hope, how are you doing now one year out? Hope all is well -Zack
    Mrjohnson- over a year ago
  10. 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
  11. link Luzmaskell
    It is been 4 month since I took Levaquin and I still have joint problems, mostly my hands like if I had rheumatoid arthritis, I am taking lots of vitamins and supplements and I feel better but I worry about the pain in my hands. Are you feeling any b - 3% more...
    Luzmaskell- over a year ago
  12. 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
  13. link Maddie1
    I took levaqiin for 10 days and did okay until two months later now I have a full thickness tear in left shoulder and a floating body in my left elbow, This drug shoud be taken off the market, My daughter who once had tennis elbow took two doses of l - 23% more...
    Maddie1- over a year ago
  14. link Sweettwiggy07
    What can I mix Levaquin with?
    My two year old daughter was just prescribed 4ml of Levaquin twice a day.. I tried giving her her first dose and she wasn't having anything to do with it.. I tried it to see why she wouldn't take it and I couldn't stomach it.. The pharmacists told me - 44% more...
    Sweettwiggy07- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  15. link Calmom
    DO NOT LET YOUR DAUGHTER TAKE THIS POISON! Do your research what these people are writing about this killer drug are true. It's absolutely poisonous and is never to be given to children. Your doctor is FOOLISH for even prescribing.
    Calmom- over a year ago
  16. link Draco9898
    Levaquin nerve pain, digestive tract, worst enemy, right arm, cipro
    I took Cipro at 200 milligrams / 6 pills / 6 days about a month ago. I cannot/barely sleep, I'm constantly wired. My left leg voluntarily/involuntarily twitches sporadically. My body feels like some kind of horrible "bubbles" build up and a - 70% more...
    Draco9898- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Levaquin
  17. link Bbham
    I have had some of those symptoms and some different ones. They kept gradually getting worse for 2 years then I started acupuncture over a year ago and vitamins/supplements for the past year which have helped. I still have tremors in my legs especial - 55% more...
    Bbham- over a year ago
  18. link Bbham
    How is your daughter? I took cipro over 3 years ago and still have nerve issues in my legs especially when it's cold or I have pms. My fatigue, twitching, memory loss and mild depression are much better since I've been taking vitamins/supplements for - 13% more...
    Bbham- over a year ago
  19. link Michyruka
    Levaquin anxiety panic attacks, nervous system damage, beloved pets, central nervous system, doctor didn
    DO NOT TAKE THIS POISON!! I have spent the last 4 years dealing with adverse side effects of this medication. I have central nervous system damage, digestive disorders, anxiety, panic attacks, dizziness, achiness-it feels like a really really bad flu - 70% more...
    Michyruka- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Levaquin
  20. link Bbham
    I only took 4pills over 3 years ago and I still have tremors/nerve damage. I take a lot of vitamins which have helped the fatigue, cramps, memory loss, etc but can't seem to get my physical mobility back. How are you doing?
    Bbham- over a year ago
  21. link Leccesecolo
    Levaquin, exercise and tendons--advice sought
    I've had a persistent prostate and / or urinary infection for one month and am trying Levaquin--Bactrim did not clear it up. I'm worried about the side effects, especially tendon damage and rupture. Is exercise safe? I normally bike, hike and ski in - 46% more...
    Leccesecolo- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  22. link Arenee
    Levaquin night sweats, scary thoughts, foot infection, apparent reason, insomnia
    I took Levaquin two times. The first time I did not have any side effects, however, this past time when I was prescribed it for a foot infection, I had awful side effects. I was prescribed 500mg for 10 days. I refused to take anymore after day 6. I w - 62% more...
    Arenee- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  23. link Bingwa
    I also took levaquin 500mg for 7 days about a month ago. I have been experiencing the same side effects such as night sweats, feeling anxious, unusual burning, muscle twinching and acne. Even though my UTI has gone but i don't how long this side effe - 19% more...
    Bingwa- over a year ago
  24. link Wichita
    Nightmare from hell on Levaquin. This stuff is DANGEROUS !!!!
    Summer of 2009 took Levaquin for a lung infection. Shortly after I became very ill with weakness and horrific pain in my shoulders, elbows, wrists, hands, knees, back, and feet. It crippled me. I went to the doctor and they told me it was rheumotoid - 52% more...
    Wichita- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  25. link Rgregory
    Levaquin fish oil omega 3, burning sensation on skin, minor tremor, calcium supplements, shotgun approach
    I am a 49 year old male and took a 14 day course of Cipro for a UTI. By day four the souls of my feet were very sore, especially first thing in the morning but no other side effects. Mentioned sore feet to Dr after 7 days of Cipro but he did not beli - 93% more...
    Rgregory- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Levaquin
  26. link Willnerin
    I am a 46 year old woman who had to do a 7 day 500 mg 1X daily of Levaquin. This is my second floxing as I can not take any other antibiotics. This toxic result was much worse than the last but I'm much more "in the know" this time. No NSai - 84% more...
    Willnerin- over a year ago
  27. link Bwimpey
    Levaquin bad dreams, minimal side effects, abscessed tooth, adverse reactions, zythromax
    I am an extremely healthy 27 year old male and was prescribed Levaquin for an abscessed tooth that had broken off. I requested Zythromax as I had had great success with it before, but was told by the doc that this was much better at treating what I h - 83% more...
    Bwimpey- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  28. link Jenn35
    I didn't really have a doctor because I am never sick! So when I got the flu and was very ill, my husband took me to the urgent care. I have never been to this place before and they prescribed me Levaquin for a sinus infection and bronchittis. WIthin - 85% more...
    Jenn35- over a year ago
  29. 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
  30. link Wynnac
    Levaquin mass tort litigation, turtle speed, sinus infection, stomach pains, bafoon
    I was prescribed levaquin back in May for a sinus infection. Have suffered from severe side effects, worst of which being joint and muscle pain, stomach pains, weakness and hives (last dose was taken 10 days ago). This has been the most physical disc - 74% more...
    Wynnac- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Levaquin
  31. link Tickedliterally
    I read to always take 100mg of magnesium with Levaquin...and POOF! Zero side effects. NO TENDON ISSUES aT ALL! This medication has safed my life because it is the ONLY thing that stops Lyme disease from killing my kidneys entirely. I was in stage 3 r - 79% more...
    Tickedliterally- over a year ago
  32. link Mtljackson
    Levaquin nasty stuff, bactrim, aleve, prednisone, perscription
    I am happy to find this site. I was given Levaquin for UTI. A few weeks prior to getting this prescription I was given a sulfa based drug (generic for Bactrim) and started feeling some pain in right wrist and hand. Dr. prescribed Levaquin since this - 70% more...
    Mtljackson- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  33. link Tickedliterally
    I read to always take 100mg of magnesium with Levaquin...and POOF! Zero side effects. NO TENDON ISSUES aT ALL! This medication has safed my life because it is the ONLY thing that stops Lyme disease from killing my kidneys entirely. I was in stage 3 r - 62% more...
    Tickedliterally- over a year ago
  34. link Janetujf
    Levaquin taste buds, loss of appetite, shortness of breath, flat on my back, light headed
    Diagnosed with bronchitis. After being on Zithromax for a couple of days, my doctor switched me to this on Friday. By Saturday morning, I was extremely dizzy and light headed. Other problems include: nausea, exhaustion, shortness of breath, loss of a - 52% more...
    Janetujf- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  35. link Dkogos
    while being hospitalized for a triple by-pass, I was also diagnosed with emphysema and was given a nebulizer with ipratopium br .02% solin, and albuterol .083 inhal solin vials to be placed in the compartment which holds this liquid back in September - 57% more...
    Dkogos- over a year ago
  36. link Dmoyer5300
    Levaquin drepression, loss of appetite, crazy way, suicidal thoughts, antibiotic
    I had no idea that an antibiotic could be so dangerous. After two doses of 750 mg, I had the extreme physical exhustion to the point I could not work. Then followed insomnia, loss of appetite, naseau, headaches, cold and hot feelings, nghtmares, swea - 61% more...
    Dmoyer5300- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  37. link Nothingness609
    Magnesium stopped my allergic reaction?
    I took 500mg of Levaquin for the second time in two days. I started feeling warmth on my face and neck after about 32 hours from the first dose and I started to notice a little bit of a rash on my left bicep and a rash on my back and chest. At 30 hou - 69% more...
    Nothingness609- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  38. link Nothingness609
    Sorry, two hours after I took the supplements I noticed the rash and an hour after that it went away.
    Nothingness609- over a year ago
  39. link Lmccand
    Levaquin peripheral nervous system, emergency clinic, muscle weakness, adverse reaction, medication
    I had one IV dose of Levaquin in an emergency clinic, and had an immediate adverse reaction. My peripheral nervous system has now been damaged and I am in constant pain. I also have muscle weakness, muscle twitching and cramping. Stay away from this - 12% more...
    Lmccand- over a year ago - in Levaquin