I took it for 5 days almost 2 months ago & haven't been able to
taste or smell since. Any comments or solutions?
THE FOLLOWING IS REMOVING THE LEVAQUIN FROM MY SYSTEM! HURRAH! I began to take Selenium, equaling 250 or 300 mg per day. Each day, it is improving the length of time before my pain requires me to take other supplements. I have been taking vitamin C, Tylenol, etc. as seen in an earlier response. Selenium is a precursor to GABA which can aid in detoxing Levaquin from our system. Selenium isn't very expensive ($6 for 100 capsules at Fred Myer's). I have taken the Selenium for a week, and I'm now up to around 8 p.m. before I need to take the other supplements. If you are able to take this supplement (which is in most multi-vitamin tabs/caps in a smaller dosage),I hope you will have as great of results as I have! If you do, please post that information and let more and more people know. Thank you!. CEL
I took two pills in 2010 and lost my sense of smell and taste for almost five years.I went through a period of phanthom smells and tastes after have NO sensations.Went to the nasal dysfunction clinic at the U San Diego. He told me I would have to live with it.I wore nose pugs when fake smells happened ..like rotten meat. I could smell the rancid oils in packaged foods..even driving by a fast food place.It was horrid.I lived on liquid nutrition drinks.I like someone below in comments still eat to live.Sometime flavors are good and I can smell good odors now. DANGEROUS DRUG! Things are especially trying now as I try to eat good as I have terminal blood cancer. It has been a slow miracle. Take 50 mg.Zinc... I believe that helped.
Buttrfligirl I was wondering if you ever got your sense of smell/taste back? I'm currently on Levoquin on day 2 and completely lost my taste and smell. I took pill #3 but I'm stopping immediately as I have seen too many bad reviews. I'm suppose to take it for 10 days. I'm scared it will not reversible and was wondering if you can give me an update on your experience. I would really appreciate it! Tks.
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