Levaquin Side Effects

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  1. link Medreac10
    Levaquin emergency room treatment, cast application, inflamation, internist, tendonitis
    I was prescribed Levaquin for Bronchitis. After 5 doses I experienced severe tendonitis in right hand requiring emergency room treatment including cast application and a 4 day course of steroids. The next day the left hand was also involved and brace - 46% more...
    Medreac10- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  2. link Lmuff
    Levaquin anaphylactic shock, drop in blood pressure, allergic reaction, drastic drop, seizure
    Anaphylactic Shock- My mother was given an IV prior to surgery and after receiving only 1/20th of prescribed amount had a very severe allergic reaction, felt dizzy, passed out, had a seizure, turned brilliant red, drastic drop in blood pressure, she - 26% more...
    Lmuff- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  3. link Amandakaye85
    I took a 500mg pill of levaquin and went into anaphylatic shock about 30-40min of taking it. The doctors had to get me from my car in the hospital parking lot..I had my two small children with me . My throat closed and full body swelling and rash. Th - 57% more...
    Amandakaye85- over a year ago
  4. link Airbrush
    Levaquin twelve days, right foot, cipro, meds, seven days
    i was prescibed cipro and then levaquin for prostatitus,took the meds for a total of twenty seven days.got rid of the protatitus but now have pain down my right leg in the hamstring from butt to back knee.sometimes my right foot feels really cold.pai - 34% more...
    Airbrush- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  5. link Susanfnm
    Levaquin nerve damage, body muscle, muscle spasms, chemicals, health
    took levaquin 4 years ago. my health, my life have not been the same since - joint problems throughout body, muscle spasms, nerve damage, sensitivity to chemicals ..................................................
    Susanfnm- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  6. link Helen950
    I know exactly what you're talking about. It was 6 yrs for me on Oct 22. I've never been the same. It ruined my life and no one cared, not even my drs. They all stick together to keep from being sued but for what they did to my life and how it has af - 50% more...
    Helen950- over a year ago
  7. 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
  8. link Willnerin
    Six years ago I was put on Levaquin to save me from E-coli. While I did not die, I did suffer for 6 years with severe food allergies. I slowly became allergic to all foods (including all meats) except the foods included on and elimination diet. I did - 65% more...
    Willnerin- over a year ago
  9. link Onertypneurse
    I have a bottle of levaquin that is 15 months old is it safe to take it now?
    I have a bottle of levaquin that is 15 months old is it safe to take it now?
    Onertypneurse- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  10. link Lenndrank
    I wouldn't take Levaquin if my life depended on it. Try getting your doc to prescribe another antibiotic from a different chemical family.
    Lenndrank- over a year ago
  11. 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
  12. link Lenndrank
    Continue to search until you find a doc that is willing to listen to you!! Genova Labs in North Carolina is the best lab in the US because they know how to test for things correctly. You will need to get your doc to set up an account with them and be - 48% more...
    Lenndrank- over a year ago
  13. link Blancobabe
    Levaquin fibrillation, urinary tract infection, uti, malpractice, medications
    My husband was prescribed Levaquin for a urinary tract infection. Now, two weeks after finishing the script, he is still having incontinence especially at night. The incontinence started immediately after starting Levaquin and when I expressed concer - 61% more...
    Blancobabe- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin
  14. link Effodaadese
    also, get yourself a good attorney. any dr. that can't read should not be practicing. he probably listened to the rep that told hime what a wonderful drug this is and that the side effects are minimal. that's what happened to me It will be 6 yrs for - 37% more...
    Effodaadese- over a year ago
  15. link Propsguy
    it sounds like your doctor is a moron and you should take your business elsewhere
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  16. link Msjade44
    Tinnitus from 7 days of Levaquin for sinus infection and pneumonia
    Will my tinnitus ever go away. I got it 2 days after stopping a 750mg 7 day dosage. That was 3 weeks ago. I have tried Mucinex D and am no taking Lipo-flavonid Plus. Have thought about seeing Acupuncturist. Tinnitus level is different every day. Some - 48% more...
    Msjade44- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  17. link Ssn661
    Levaquin sinus infection, numbness, eight times, thighs, tampa florida
    I was prescribed a 7 day course of 500mg Levaquin a total of eight times from December 2007 to July 2008 for sinus infection. By January 2008 I had fasciitis in both feet, and by July 2008 I had numbness in all toes. The numbness has now spread to th - 41% more...
    Ssn661- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  18. link Circuit12345
    Levaquin swelling feet, severe pain, shoulders, fingers
    shoulder severe pain, fingers swelling, feet swelling, all over body pain. What can be done to stop the reaction, This has been going on since Wed 22 nd. These are the symptoms of my daughter, she cannot type because of the pain in her shoulders and - 30% more...
    Circuit12345- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  19. link Jpease86
    Levaquin killer drug, insomnia, pending lawsuits, heart
    This is a KILLER DRUG. I was given 750 mg. through IV than took one more pill. I have never had such severe heartburn, insomnia, shaking, heart racing, cold on one side - hot on the other. After much reading I know I am not alone. I also found out th - 45% more...
    Jpease86- over a year ago - in Levaquin
  20. 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
  21. link Ausrunner24
    Levaquin broncitis, half marathon, internist, quads, tendon
    Do not take this drug and exercise!! I was given samples of 750mg for 10 days for bronchitis. I was trying to get well for a 20 mile race that was quickly approaching. I have never had any side effects, so I was determined to get my runs in. After I - 70% more...
    Ausrunner24- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Levaquin
  22. link Kerri38846
    Agreed. NO ONE should take this drug. And it was irresponsible of your doctor to prescribe you ANYTHING for bronchitis. Bronchitis is NOT a bacterial infection, but a viral infection. It's a COLD!!! It is CRIMINAL that you were prescribed ANY antibio - 72% more...
    Kerri38846- over a year ago
  23. link Soyoho
    Levaquin sinus infection, dizzy dizzy, horror stories, levquin, playing basketball
    I was prescribed with levquin for 10 days due to sinus infection. Infection went away quickly, but I noticed I was slower and more off balanced. I tripped a few times playing basketball because my legs gave away. Ever since the first pill I took whic - 48% more...
    Soyoho- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin
  24. link Kerri38846
    Soyoho, you are lucky that your Levaquin Symptoms are so mild. Please think LONG and HARD about taking Levaquin EVER EVER again. Maybe next time you won't get off so easily. Please take a look at this page on tendonitis from the Quinolone antibiotics - 79% more...
    Kerri38846- over a year ago
  25. 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
  26. link Cmathes
    I took Leviquin for bronchitis in March of 2009. Hours after taking it my knee started to hurt. Since then my knee has gotten worse. Pain starts in my knee and shoots up to my hip. I am 49 and in good health. I've been in figure skating all my life a - 67% more...
    Cmathes- over a year ago
  27. link Cbur7713
    Levaquin predisone, levaquin, nsaid, advil, sales reps
    I was prescribed one 750 mg Levaquin tablet per day and a graduated dose of 4 prednisone tablets per day down to 2 twards the end of the schedule, this was due to a respiratory infection that my body wasn't kicking. The 1st day was fine and my lungs - 77% more...
    Cbur7713- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Levaquin
  28. link Rlcarroll
    I have CF and take all these drugs together and have had no problems as of yet , I take 40mg of Prednisone and 500mg 2 times a day of Cipro and 750 levaquin as well, no problems..
    Rlcarroll- over a year ago
  29. link Jenben79
    Levaquin joint pain and stiffness, chronic sinusitis, anxiety and depression, sinus surgery, mild anxiety
    So glad I found this site! I am a 31 year old female and was given Levaquin for chronic sinusitis (and to keep me from having to have sinus surgery) by my allergist. I just finished the last dose today (500 mg for 20 days). Initially, I had minor pro - 77% more...
    Jenben79- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Levaquin
  30. link Propsguy
    kat2005- levaquin is notorious for causing joint pain and something called "spontaneous tendon rupture." jenben79- chronic sinusitis generally does not respond to antibiotics. your doctor gave you levaquin because you came to him he felt he - 52% more...
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  31. link Kat2005
    Jenben, Sounds like Fibromyalgia to me.
    Kat2005- over a year ago
  32. link Abest
    Levaquin sema auto show, sinus infection, definitive proof, acute onset, docto
    So I just went online to double check how many Levaquin per day I needed to take and for how long and found this site. I have taken it before, 3 times I remember for sure and now have some sample packets I wanted to take for my current sinus infectio - 88% more...
    Abest- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Levaquin
  33. link Propsguy
    digitalfreedom- what drugs are YOU on? people write into these sites complaining because they're doctors don't advise them on side effects, prescribe drugs too casually and are dismissive when their patients suspect that a drug is making them feel wo - 93% more...
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  34. link Digitalfreedom
    This post applies to all such medical related advise and posts scattered all across the internet. I strongly feel marketers have largely turned to blogs, posts, chatrooms, etc. to carry their advertisements and attempts at controlling what we thing a - 91% more...
    Digitalfreedom- over a year ago