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

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    Condition: Other
    8/25/2012 11:39:39 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This drug should absolutely not be used. The risks far out weigh the benefits. There are alternatives. The drug companys, hospitals, and doctors want you to use this as a first line antibiotic. PLEASE for your own safety and that of your loved ones DO NOT USE THIS DRUG or fluoroquinolone drug class. It caused debilitating muscle wasting, loss of quality of life, and more.

    Condition: Other
    9/10/2010 5:47:29 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Treated in hospital for pneumonia - IV port site became inflamed, burning pain, lost use of thumbs, legs would not support me after 1 bag. By third day I went into resp. failure , rapid heart beat, no strength at all. Lucky me - they gave me 500 mg - yes, 500 mg. of predinsone for 3 days. The doctors can't read medical guides I guess. I now have a torn rotator cuff, hands and wrists painful. I ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    5/29/2009 11:12:29 AM

    Reviewer: Kirk, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Prescribed for e coli blood infection in patient age 77 with liver transplant history. Tendons immediately affected and he can hardly walk. Not til a week later did patient check "Warning" on Rx. Should never have been given this medication with so many others to choose from.

    Condition: Other
    4/25/2009 8:30:52 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Recieved incombination with other IV antibiotics to tx E.Coli Peritonitis. That was 8 years ago. Since then have had increasing chronic tendonitis effecting both knees and elbows, requiring surigcal treatment. I have no other risk factor or common relation to these problems other than IV Levaqin. I am in pain daily and it has effected my overall ability to do daily activites and is effectiving my ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    11/27/2008 8:13:18 PM

    Reviewer: Mr. H., 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Had an upper chest infection. Was put on levaquin for 10 days. Cleared up the infection. Now, I have low red and white cells. Don't know if this is part of the result from it.

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