Levaquin Side Effects

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  1. link Tugce
    tonsilitis
    can I use it for tonsolitis?
    Tugce- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  2. link Skamp3484
    will levaquin cure tonsilitis?
    Skamp3484- over a year ago
  3. 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
  4. link Stefanieinsa
    My heart goes out to you, Sir. That is just horrendous! I feel so bad for you, I hope someday you find peace. May the Lord keep you safe.
    Stefanieinsa- over a year ago
  5. link Rnhughes
    Levaquin hot flashes, extremities, insomnia, asthma, drip
    Prescribed 500 mg for 7 days for UTI. Took experienced some symptoms immediately. Stopped meds after 5 days. Symptoms are weakness, severe night hot flashes, burning in extremities, insomnia and it triggered my long-dormant asthma. I'm now a week awa - 26% more...
    Rnhughes- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  6. link Stefanieinsa
    I feel for you! Hope you find relief sooner than most. I'm going on month eight of side affects....from having an IV drip for only 3 days. Some days I am able to move more than other days. I try hard to PUSH through the pain, I hate to complain const - 30% more...
    Stefanieinsa- over a year ago
  7. link Klmk1974
    Levaquin pulse racing, allergist, blood work, rest of my life, thay
    Took 1 dose of 750 mg Levaquin and severe dizziness / light head , could not sleep. Took 2 dose ( day 2) and 6 hours later was in ER. Became unable to speak , pulse racing, could not walk , shaking , EMT and ER nurse both thought I was high on someth - 70% more...
    Klmk1974- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  8. link Stefanieinsa
    I agree, hang on. I'm going on month seven. No one understands what we are going through. My symptoms are stronger some days, not as strong on other days...but always there. I have a lot of memory problems, as if I was in an alcoholic BLACKOUT and I - 48% more...
    Stefanieinsa- over a year ago
  9. link Antileviquin
    I'm sorry to hear about hat you are going through. I know it all too well, I was floxed in 2006 and still experience some remaining issues. Recovery is measured in years not days. It is very hard to explain to someone just beginning the journey but h - 36% more...
    Antileviquin- over a year ago
  10. link Jender
    Levaquin numbness in legs, vertigo and dizziness, legs and feet, swelling in lower legs, daytime sleepiness
    After taking only 3 500 mgs. of levaquin, the following adverse reactions -extreme pain in shoulders and arms and unable to lift arms, pain and swelling in lower legs and feet, extreme daytime sleepiness, burning and numbness in legs, intestinal upse - 60% more...
    Jender- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  11. link Stefanieinsa
    wow! you described my pains, except I don't have the dizziness, vertigo. I have severe heartburn/acid reflux now when I eat certain foods. Especially rice and eggs??? Never had this before Levaquin........ It's been 7 months since my baby was born(Le - 12% more...
    Stefanieinsa- over a year ago
  12. link Emd06
    Levaquin corn starch, benadryl, cortisone, blisters, medical attention
    i, too, am in Italy and experiencing a very harsh sunburn after taking levaquin 500mg. it is blistery and is all over my arms, hands, chest, face, and neck. i have a burning, itchy sensation and am in a lot of pain. the blisters on my face have cause - 55% more...
    Emd06- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  13. link Stefanieinsa
    Believe me, it is NOT acne. I still have the red spots around my face, not acne. They itch and bleed too. I just use make up to cover I don't know what else to do.
    Stefanieinsa- over a year ago
  14. link Stefanieinsa
    Levaquin pumping milk, hormonal change, muscle tension, breastmilk, extreme pain
    I was given Levaquin in an IV drip for 3 days following the birth of my son due to an infection from the episiotomy. Day 2 I started to have trouble breathing. I told the nurses and they gave me some oxygen. I had extreme pain in my lower back and ar - 91% more...
    Stefanieinsa- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  15. link Stefanieinsa
    MY OB told me she thinks I was just suffering from some panic attack in the hospital, that it was not the Levaquin, she tried to make me feel stupid. UH, YEAH DOC, just a panic attack and the affects are STILL lingering. I'm not an idiot, I know the - 34% more...
    Stefanieinsa- over a year ago
  16. link Lindalf
    I hope you filed! That is outrageous! We need to make sure no other babies are harmed.I hope his liver is ok!
    Lindalf- over a year ago
  17. link Jender
    Levaquin vertigo and dizziness, painful ankles, animals birds, shoulder arm, arm pain
    I took only 3 days of 500 mg. levaquin when the following began -note: stopped taking after 7 pills -extreme shoulder, arm pain and unable to lift arms up, swollen painful lower legs, weakness, shakiness, fatigue, burning and numbing in legs, swollen - 69% more...
    Jender- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  18. 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
  19. link Propsguy
    levaquin can do a lot of damage after only one dose. rather then just not being happy, perhaps you need to be cautious and proactive. she should stop taking it, call the doctor, report how she feels and demand a safer antibiotic. what is she taking i - 55% more...
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  20. link Sheriw
    Levaquin clindamycin, severe pain, tinnitus, thighs, right elbow
    I suffered an infection in my foot and was treated with two rounds of Levaquin and Clindamycin together. While taking the Levaquin second round, I suffered a severe pain in my right elbow (and thought I had broken it) by just swiping at a bee (really - 57% more...
    Sheriw- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  21. link Khouli
    Levaquin levaquin 500, shoulder pain, skin problems, rash, nightmare
    Its been a year since I took 5 doses of Levaquin 500 mg, and I am still suffering its side effects. Mainly skin problems (rash that just keeps coming back) and back and shoulder pain. My right knee started hurting as well about 2 months ago. I have h - 26% more...
    Khouli- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  22. 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
  23. link Gilletlb
    Just saw this posting. Are you better or worse and what have your tried? I have a dog that is totally crippled from Cipro--her hocks and front ankles are on the ground from her suspensory/tendon system being destroyed. No vet has been able to help he - 18% more...
    Gilletlb- over a year ago
  24. link Elatham
    Levaquin lack of oxygen, lips
    Took one dose of 500 mg and in 10 minutes couldn't breathe, throat constricted, face and lips swollen 5x normal size. Had to rush to ER and doctor told me had I waited I would have died from lack of oxygen. Had to spend a night in the hospital and 24 - 19% more...
    Elatham- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  25. link Marieann54321
    Levaquin prednisone, ligaments, ligament, heart attack, pcp
    After five days of taking 500mg 2xday for a UTI, I developed a rash all over my body. My knees and ankles swelled and were extremely painful to the point of not being able to walk. I couldn't straighten my ligaments in my legs and, after reading abou - 63% more...
    Marieann54321- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  26. link Helen950
    You should never have been given prednisone with levaquin. Can't your dr. read? get a good lawyer!!
    Helen950- over a year ago
  27. 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
  28. link Concerned7
    Levaquin prayers, medication, sleep, fda, job
    I took 5 of 10 prescribed Levaquin 500 mg. for bronchitis. By the 3th pill, my feet were hurting very badly. I few years ago I had problems with plantar fasciitis but had been fine for more than 5 years but I thought maybe it was acting up again. I d - 74% more...
    Concerned7- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  29. link Daninpain
    Levaquin bladder stones, weird type, metatarsals, hip pain, half a block
    I am a 62 year old male in good condition and very active and health conscious. I was prescribed Levaquin to treat a UTI that was given to me by a urologist who scoped me for bladder stones but wasn't very careful about observing sterility precaution - 89% more...
    Daninpain- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin