Levaquin Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Levaquin by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Rpemoore
    Levaquin sore tendons, kidney problems, vision loss, cardiac arrest, 10 months
    I post once a year to warn you about this poison that killed my wife. on August 4th 2010 it will be three years since my wife passed away due to this poison. My wife was prescribed this poison for lung illness 10/2006 and passed away from cardiac arr - 34% more...
    Rpemoore- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Levaquin
  2. link Littleone
    oh my goodness :( I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I took it for only two days and am having horible sideffects. My legs hurt, I am having horible dreams when I ususaly do not drea, my neck hurts, the list goes on. I don't know why doctors pros - 21% more...
    Littleone- over a year ago
  3. link Johnintpa
    Levaquin fortunate ones, major damage, 30 minutes, glasses, teeth
    Wow! I am a 41 year old male, very healthy, and I took the drug for the first time 30 minutes ago and I am here on this website. My mouth and teeth feel like something I can't explain. I just can't explain the tingling in my mouth right now ... I dra - 35% more...
    Johnintpa- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Levaquin
  4. link Lonewolf02
    My father was prescribed this medication after a prostate biopsy and the doctor didn't explain the side effects to him, and nor did the pharmacist when he bought it. I'm very worried about the medication and the effect that it can have on my dad sinc - 82% more...
    Lonewolf02- over a year ago
  5. 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
  6. link Mom2jenn
    Levaquin dream times, bad dream, hallucinations, ankles, bronchitis
    I am in shock after reading these posts. I have never had side-effects from medication...until Levaquin! I had hallucinations at night (think bad dream times 1000), I have been weak, my mouth and eyes are dry and now I am developing pain in my ankles - 22% more...
    Mom2jenn- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  7. link Sunniesublime
    Levaquin newborn baby, sore throat, fingers, avelox, tendonitis
    Took 750 mg for three days, first day severe sore throat, second day muscle aches in every inch of my body, third day severe muscle aches can barely bend fingers or lift arms or walk! I have a newborn baby to take care of. Why is this drug still allo - 39% more...
    Sunniesublime- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  8. link Lb1119
    my husband was put on Levaquin for pneaumonia it shut his kidneys down. We almost lost him in April 2010 .He now has to have dialysis 3 days a week now.Let me warn you do not take levaquin if you have any signs of kidney problems.
    Lb1119- over a year ago
  9. link Michyruka
    I hope the pain goes away for you. This drug along with the similar antibiotics cipro & avelox have a black box warning on them for tendinitis. This means your doctor was required BY LAW to tell you that you have a strong risk of developing tendo - 36% more...
    Michyruka- over a year ago
  10. link Meter1
    Thank you SO much for your help.,
    Meter1- over a year ago
  11. link Meter1
    Thank you SO much for your help. I have thrown the levaquin away.
    Meter1- over a year ago
  12. link Propsguy
    you have to look in your area. there are listings. google "alternative doctors by state" or something like that. in the back of suzanne somers' great book Knockout, she has a directory by state. i'm in NYC and i see an integrative doctor an - 89% more...
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  13. link Steelecristy
    Levaquin avelox, tendonitis, fibromyalgia, cipro, antibiotics
    I took one 500mg tablet of Levaquin,within a few hours I developed a racing/pounding heart,general ill feeling,strange thoughts racing through my mind,and insomnia.The next day,I developed painful joints in my shoulders,wrists,fingers and feet.I am m - 11% more...
    Steelecristy- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  14. link Steelecristy
    Hi Michyruka,I have had fibromylagia for 18 years now...the way this levaquin has made me feel...feels like a MAJOR flare up of my fibro.I at first thought it was just that,the fibro...but,then started researching Levaquin and in my search I found al - 45% more...
    Steelecristy- over a year ago
  15. link Michyruka
    I hope the pain goes away for you. This drug along with the similar antibiotics cipro & avelox have a black box warning on them for tendinitis. This means your doctor was required BY LAW to tell you that you have a strong risk of developing tendo - 36% more...
    Michyruka- over a year ago
  16. link Tamrakat
    Levaquin restless leg syndrome, depression anxiety, chronic fatigue, anxiety disorder, multi nodular thyroid
    I was a very healthy and very fit 46 year old woman. I power-walked and lifted weights, did pilates and yoga. Since then my life has never been the same. Then I took 10 days of levaquin and flagyl in July of 2007 for a misdiagnosis of diverticulitis - 76% more...
    Tamrakat- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  17. link Faith777
    I just took flagyl and it made me have pain in my lower left side and my whole left leg had extreme pain and pressure and my joints or stiff from the medicine for diverticulitis! It has been like this for 4 days! very fatigue and week! I immediately - 33% more...
    Faith777- over a year ago
  18. link Lenndrank
    hi, I just posted some update information. I hope this helps! My story is similar to yours!!
    Lenndrank- over a year ago
  19. link Sunniesublime
    Levaquin newborn baby, sore throat
    I was prescribed 750 milligram of Levaquin, First pill caused severe sore throat second dose muscle aches started third dose severe muscle aches in every part of my body! day four didn't take dose and muscle aches are still severe. Hope they aches go - 21% more...
    Sunniesublime- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  20. link Amberjoy
    Levaquin cheers, lung infection, depression, medicine, torn tendon
    I had a great experience with Levaquin. It knocked out my lung infection with-in hours! Also I had the opposite side effect of depression; I felt happier and had more energy. I find it interesting how this medicine affects people's bodies so differen - 13% more...
    Amberjoy- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Levaquin
  21. link Antileviquin
    Amen. My distal bicep tendon detached after I had been off the drug for months. I hear it doesn't effect those that are selling it (drug reps) since they are making great profits. At least that is what they tell everyone. Then again, they probably ne - 26% more...
    Antileviquin- over a year ago
  22. link Lenndrank
    Levaquin gall bladder disease, auto immune disease, l glutamine, noticible difference, gall bladder
    This is an update and hopefully this will offer hope to those poisoned by Levaquin. After 8 months of exhausting every test for cancer, gall bladder disease, gastritis, auto-immune disease, ibs, and more; there may be an end in sight for the sufferin - 73% more...
    Lenndrank- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Levaquin
  23. link Lenndrank
    Please also consider possible food sensitivities that you never experienced before. I have read that Levaquin can cause these new sensitivities or allergies to different foods. Sometimes food allergy symptoms don't seem related to what is going on. I - 48% more...
    Lenndrank- over a year ago
  24. link Lwesthoff
    I was put on levaquin for bact. pneomonia last week, first few days ok, then have had aq numb/cool like feeling in the back of my head. some headache but more just weird feeling and very tired. I didn't see these listed as side effects of the drug. I - 28% more...
    Lwesthoff- over a year ago
  25. link Lenndrank
    I am taking 10,000 to 15,000mg of L-glutamine and 15,000mg of n-acetyl glucosame daily to help rebuild the intestinal lining. I am sure it is best to consult someone as to how much to take for each individual. I seem to have developed a dairy allergy - 53% more...
    Lenndrank- over a year ago
  26. link Khouli
    Thanks for the advise, I will give it a shot. I have been suffering from Levaquin side effects for a year. It seems like this nightmare has no end. Honestly I am very tired.
    Khouli- over a year ago
  27. link Msnono2506
    Levaquin legs and feet, bacterias, 5 months, last november, rest of my life
    I was cut myself at work last November. It became seriously infected with various different bacterias. I was put on Levaquin, and took this drug for at least 5 months. I developed tendinitis so bad, every joint in my body hurt, except one finger on m - 71% more...
    Msnono2506- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  28. link Helen950
    you are not supposed to be given steroids with this poison. can't your dr. read? get a good lawyer. I've suffered since 2004 some things are better but the tendonitis goes on and on
    Helen950- over a year ago
  29. link Sldbw54
    how long do lefvaquin side effects last???
    My husband (60) was given Levaquin in the Emergency room on Dec. 16th 2009 for what was thought to be a Urinary tract infection. He took 3 doses of 500 mg. then found out he did not have an infection. Since then, he has had good and bad days...troubl - 56% more...
    Sldbw54- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  30. link Bck
    I have been having tendon problems for 2 years now. started in one and kept on going everywhere NO JOKE
    Bck- over a year ago
  31. link Lindaf
    Levaquin levaquin 500, guinea pigs, use of antibiotics, palps, going to the doctor
    This is not something new to the forum but I feel compelled to write about the palpitations I have also suffered as a result of taking Levaquin for bronchitis. Why didn't I insist on Erythromycin which has always worked for me in the past? I have had - 88% more...
    Lindaf- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Levaquin
  32. link Joshuat
    Responding to this thread re: atrial heart fibrilation and Levaquin. I know this is just reporting symptoms but I'd like to add this as it may help give relief. Levaquin and other quinolones cause magnesium deficiency, or increased magnesium deficien - 69% more...
    Joshuat- over a year ago