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

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Condition: Other
11/23/2007 9:28:06 AM

Reviewer: Studebaker, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been experiencing leg,shoulder and arm pain. It hurts. I am taking it as a post surgical (leg vein) preventative. Prscribed for 10 days- 500 mg. Day 8, I am stopping it.

Condition: Other
11/20/2007 9:46:16 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had been feeling sick for 4 weeks before taking Levaquin and finally went to the doctor to get something for my cold. My doctor gave me Levaquin. On day three of taking it I couldn't walk and had so much pain in my joints. I felt like I had been beat with a stick.

Condition: Other
11/19/2007 11:51:06 AM

Reviewer: Slturis, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I don't even know how this is allowed on the market. After my first dose I had the most vivid dreams I have ever had. For the first time I felt pain in my dream. My teeth getting kicked in, the wind getting knocked out of me. With the second dose, on the second night I experienced truly the most terrifying night of my life. The nightmares were so vivid, I cried and threw up in my sleep. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/6/2007 10:15:51 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on it intravenously for at least a week following abdominal surgery, presumably as a cautionary measure, because the hospital had had problems with with operating room and some patients had gotten staph infections, etc. Three or four days after the surgery I developed pancreatitis and became really ill. They took me off the antibiotic soon after this. I then developed a case of hives all ove ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/4/2007 5:16:26 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug destroyed my life. Full body tendon/muscle damage; neuropathy in lower legs and back; severe fatigue; short term memory loss; neurological and central nervous system effects, including severe anxiety attacks. I could go on. It's been nearly three years since I was given this drug for a simple case of sinusitis - which could have been treated with any of dozens of safer antibiotics ... Show Full Comment

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