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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Levaquin oral.

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4/18/2008 6:18:02 PM

Reviewer: limpinglady, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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Levaquin was prescribed for a sore on my arm that would not heal with other antibiotics. I started taking it on Nov 29,2007 and by Dec 7, 2007 was experiencing tendonitis symptoms in both ankles. The rest of the month I shuffled in order to walk. The morning of Dec 30 I awoke feeling better and decided to go for a walk on the beach. As I was walking I heard a pop and felt a hot burning in my lef ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
4/15/2008 6:30:28 PM

Reviewer: Stretch, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
PSA test before taking was 5.24 - after taking one 750 tablet each day for 21 days my PSA test result was 1.22. Only side effects were a tinny taste in my mouth, minor muscle soreness and a slight swelling in ankles. A small price to pay vs the prospect of possibly having prostrate cancer!

Condition: Other
4/10/2008 3:13:28 AM

Reviewer: Gaby, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have a Lymph Node infection. My ENT prescribed this med for me. It works great! The only thing I don't like is Dry Mouth. It was a hassle feeling thirsty. But other than that a bit of Nausea But, When taken on a full stomach I did well. Also It did mess up my body clock ( Sleepless Nights ) like alot of other people on here as well. The hassles outweighed the benefits for me.

Condition: Other
4/1/2008 2:12:17 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have HIV, had 102 fever for 3 days in a row.. had night sweats, muscle aches and sore throat. Took Levaquin 500mg 1x a day. Illness cleared up quick. Had severe diarrhea as side effects.. tolerable with anti diarrhea meds and eating yogurt 2x a day like doctor suggested. had some loopiness and dizzy feelings if taken on an empty stomach.. better with salty food. Would recommend. doctor said I had ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/29/2008 8:19:23 PM

Reviewer: kmestauder, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Went to Urgent Care for severe cough - dx: "URI - bronchitis, sinusitis (?)". Started me on Levaquin 500mg 1x daily. After 1st day, began with tinny taste in mouth, added numbness all over - head to toe, felt like in slow motion, nauseous, tired, weak, lost in a fog &/or floating in space, light-headed, extreme dry mouth - thirsty, buty not. After coughing hard, heart raced for a w ... Show Full Comment

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