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

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Condition: Other
3/10/2008 9:44:51 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Took Levaquin 500mg for 11 days, 2 days into it developed severe ankle swelling, knee pain, hip pain and thumb pain. (I was also on Cipro along with this). I now have been diagnosed as having either serum sickness or reactive arthritis--I am certain it is because of Levaquin as the pain/swelling didnt start until taking the Levaquin (2 days into taking it). Now i have had numerous Dr visits, xrays ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/9/2008 11:22:29 PM

Reviewer: tony, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
A few years ago i had surgery to remove a kidney stone. the hospital gave me large doses through i.v. in pre-op then one week of 500 mg pills at home.by the time i finished the pills i was a wreck. i think it did something to my nervous system. anxiety attacks, impending sense of doom,nervousness. not myself. went to my primary doctor immediately, i have been on zanax ever since. still have anxiet ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/8/2008 10:52:28 PM

Reviewer: on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was prescribed a total of 7 different antibiotics over the course of 1.5 months, took Levaquin for 7 days- now have severe ankle swelling with achilles tendon pain, severely swollen ankles, sore knees along with swelling, hip pain. This has now lasted 1 month. I wouldn't take this or any other antibiotic in the same antibiotic family as Levaquin (Cipro is another that produced the same results ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/8/2008 2:00:36 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had an awful cough for 6+ months and figured it would eventually go away.. I started to get very nervous and went to the doc to get it checked out and he told me that it was probably a bacterial infection and prescribed 5 pills - not that many- which surprised me. After the first pill, I felt an immediate change and the chronic cough ceased. so far, this has proved to be an amazing drug. Thus ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/8/2008 12:36:55 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have a condition called Bronchiectisis and a myco bacterium avium. infection. i take this drug on a cycle basis,10 days on 14 days off, alternating with doxycycline. I started taking it again for siunu and am finding now I have severe flu symptoms and run a low grade fever. I think it has always done that just not to this extent. I plan not to take anymore. Feel really awful!! Tryed lots of oth ... Show Full Comment

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