Levaquin Side Effects

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  1. 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
  2. link Hashyash
    Levaquin horrible headache, uti, doctors, medicine
    I went to the er over a year ago. The told me that I had a UTI And prescribed me Levaquin. After a day of taking the medicine. I had the most horrible headache I had ever had and spots all over my body. I couldn't function at all. I had to get on an - 28% more...
    Hashyash- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  3. link Scottmach4
    Levaquin chest x ray, antibiotic, bronchitis, three months later, coordination
    Hi, My name is Scott and I am 58 years old. I had a severe case of Bronchitis four years ago. I was so sick my Doc. sent me to have a chest x-ray thinking I might have pneumonia. He prescribed Levaquin...one tablet a day for 30 days. I immediately st - 92% more...
    Scottmach4- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Levaquin
  4. link Daughters
    Glad to find these post. My mother is 80 with Alzheimer's and had a UTI she was prescribed Levaquin 500 mg 1/day for 7 days. Since she is in a facility I wasn't there to daily monitor her reaction, trusting that they would do so. Well, they didn't. S - 70% more...
    Daughters- over a year ago
  5. link Wattsup
    Levaquin immune system, stomach hurts, alternative medicine, raw meat, antibiotic
    my tongue feels like a piece of raw meat, my sleep is impaired, my stomach hurts , and about 2 hours after i take my dose my brain feels like it's rolling around in my head. i'm glad i'm having these side effects because it makes me more determined t - 53% more...
    Wattsup- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  6. link Propsguy
    her husband died and my friend had a stroke. please stop taking this stuff before something really horrible and permanent happens
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  7. link Lmurphy1219
    These are all the same symptoms my husband had before he died....after taking Levaquin for only 2 days. His tongue swelled up and he suffocated to death...my CPR couldn't get through to his lungs.....
    Lmurphy1219- over a year ago
  8. link Brendad3v
    Levaquin mastoid bone, basket ball, right elbow, pills, stomach
    i was put on levaquin due to a severe infection in the right side of my head. i was in an accident, and it a while to find the small bone fractrue in the mastoid bone...i seriously have never been so miserable, i took the levaquin both intravenious, - 69% more...
    Brendad3v- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  9. link Runne_burdick
    Levaquin zyflamend, class action suit, magnesium, rheumatoid arthritis, coincidence
    "Free at Last, Free at Last, Thank God I Am Free at Last" - That was my first thought as after two months, the horrible effects of Levaquin finally left my body. Don't give up hope, although with no support for doctors, it is hard not to! I - 88% more...
    Runne_burdick- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Levaquin
  10. link Celvis
    Thank you so much for the useful information. I have been floxed by levaquin and other antibiotics. I purchased zyflamend last night. Took 1 capsule do to inflammation in my foot from antibiotics and my foot looks better than it has in weeks from che - 34% more...
    Celvis- over a year ago
  11. link Lynn58
    Levaquin swelling ankles, uti infection, emotional feelings, thought problems, painful areas
    I was diagnosed with a UTI infection at the ER 5 days ago. I was given one Levaquin in the hospital before I left, and an RX for 5 more pills at 250 mg each, taking one every 24 hrs. Tonight was supposed to be the last pill but I'm not going to take - 88% more...
    Lynn58- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  12. link Knightsaber2002
    Levaquin anxiety attacks, neck pains, calves, cramps, ache
    Horrible neck pains, shoulders are stiff as boards and hurt to move. My fingers ache, have gotten terrible cramps in both calves to where it's difficult to walk. This is after finishing only 5 days of doses. I've been off of it for one day and hurt t - 70% more...
    Knightsaber2002- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  13. 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
  14. link Khouli
    Unbelievable. You should NOT take even a single pill of this damned drug unless you're dying, literally. The side effects can manifest weeks and sometimes months after finishing your course. Side effects can also be permanent.
    Khouli- over a year ago
  15. link Johnintpa
    Woke up this morning and for the first time in 10 days, I felt so much better. Besides those side-effects for the first 2 hours, nothing since then ... nothing at all. Today I took the second pill and this time, not a single side effect. I then talke - 71% more...
    Johnintpa- over a year ago
  16. link Antileviquin
    You have been poisoned. Literally. I hope you stopped taking it immediately. Perhaps you will be one of the fortunate ones who catches it before the major damage occurs.
    Antileviquin- over a year ago
  17. link Propsguy
    why were you given this extremely toxic medication that should be reserved for life threatening infections only? are you at death's door? is this the medication of last resort? or did your lazy doctor proscribe it for something silly like a sinus inf - 56% more...
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  18. link Sandybol
    Levaquin chest pains, uti
    I have been taking Levaquin for 2 days.. 500mg for a UTI. I have chest pains... and am waiting for my doctor to call
    Sandybol- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  19. 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
  20. link Heartbroken
    this medication helped in the paralysis and death of my Dad. this should not be given to anyone.
    Heartbroken- over a year ago
  21. link Brianinforney
    Levaquin sinus infection, working from home, medication, rush, hours of sleep
    Was prescribed Levaquin 500 mg for a ear and sinus infection. Took a total of 3 doses. I have not slept now for 3 days. When I lie down to try and sleep I feel like I have problems breathing. When I sit back up things are better. I try to sleep sitti - 59% more...
    Brianinforney- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  22. link Sb19992009
    Levaquin kidney infection, necessary knowledge, pcp, forehead, culprit
    My doctor put me on 10 DAYS, Levaquin for possible kidney infection. After just 3 days I saw a red rash on my forehead and it got bigger turning into a lump in the middle of my forehead. Today after the 5th day I have a terrible swelling all over my - 69% more...
    Sb19992009- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  23. link Xvxluisa
    Levaquin mild heart attack, heart attack, meds, pvc, blood pressure
    After taking two 700 tabs of this drug I suffered a mild heart attack and was told after that there was no clog or severe damage and they really didn't know why ...I know it was this drug that caused this and it has greatly altered my life and my fin - 48% more...
    Xvxluisa- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  24. link Frmijac1211
    Levaquin leviquin, cephalexin, horror stories, bactrim, air passage
    I'm a 40 year old male, In June of 2009 I went to the ER because I had an abscess on my chin. It was incredibly painful, I finally gave in at 4 in the morning, when I got up to use the bathroom, next thing I knew I was on the floor in the hallway.. I - 87% more...
    Frmijac1211- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  25. 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
  26. link Elgel
    Levaquin emotional catharsis, downside risk, adverse drug reactions, litmus test, class action lawsuit
    After you read a representative sampling of this website's testimonials, you certainly ask yourself inter alia: Can this be true? Did thousands of people inject an antibiotic from the fluoroquinolone family, which crippled them for longer or for shor - 94% more...
    Elgel- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Levaquin
  27. link Sam2
    WELL put elgel! I suppose all we can do is experiment with products used by damaged people that have helped them get better. I am on the road to recovery but it has taken weeks of vitamin pills, joint creams, detox drops and a lot of prayer!! Visitn - 51% more...
    Sam2- over a year ago
  28. link Disgustedwitharrogantdoctors
    Levaquin kidney doctor, fever and chills, kidney transplant, horrible drug, oral infection
    The total jackass of a doctor that has been my son's kidney doctor prescribed Levaquin for him. He mentioned he had taken it himself (he's healthy and a six foot 200lb guy) and he had some tendinitis for several months thereafter. My son has had recu - 92% more...
    Disgustedwitharrogantdoctors- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  29. link Sam2
    I am so sorry to hear about your sons problems. It is a terrible drug and until someone out there gets this information to the FDA and they listen I"m afraid people are going to continue to suffer. Most people just take drugs doctors give, never - 63% more...
    Sam2- over a year ago
  30. link Helen950
    Levaquin advil, drs, poison, prednisone, old mother
    YOU ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO MIX THAT POISON WITH PREDNISONE, ADVIL ETC. ETC. WHY CAN'T DOCTORS READ????????????
    Helen950- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  31. link Sam2
    Nancy, I took something made by Newton Homeopathics. It is simply called Detoxifier. It reads "Helps support liver/kidney function to gently remove toxins. With daily use helps promote proper immune function and improved health." It has sti - 93% more...
    Sam2- over a year ago
  32. link Nancyt
    My 82 year old mother just received this( note the age -along with prednisone) Both as WE all know NOW-- NO NO's! This is med error & someone is accountable!!! Let's unite & fight!!! I'm mad!!!
    Nancyt- over a year ago