she is on oxygen but wakes up in like a panic attack and cant get her breath completely back for about 2 hours this is occuring more and more doctor put her on valium but it still takes about 2 hrs to get her breathing back to some what normal any suggestions she is 67 living alone she is very afraid she won't come out of it thanks Kathy
Your mother could be allergic to either one of these drugs. Both have side affects which match her symptoms.
most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Avelox:
Diarrhea; dizziness; headache; nausea; trouble sleeping; vomiting.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Avelox:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bloody or tarry stools; burning, numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness of the arms, hands, legs, or feet; chest pain; dark urine; decreased urination; fainting; fever, chills, or unusual cough; hallucinations; inability to move or bear weight on a joint or tendon area; irregular heartbeat; joint pain; moderate to severe sunburn; mood or mental changes (eg, new or worsening anxiety, agitation, confusion depression, nervousness, restlessness, sleeplessness); muscle pain or weakness; pain, soreness, redness, swelling, weakness, or bruising of a tendon or joint area; pale stools; persistent sore throat; pounding in the chest; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe or persistent diarrhea; severe or persistent dizziness; shortness of breath; stomach pain/cramps; suicidal thoughts or actions; tremor; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness; vaginal yeast infection; vision changes; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Prednisone:
Difficulty sleeping; feeling of a whirling motion; increased appetite; increased sweating; indigestion; mood changes; nervousness.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Prednisone:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); appetite loss; black, tarry stools; changes in menstrual periods; convulsions; depression; diarrhea; dizziness; exaggerated sense of well-being; fever; general body discomfort; headache; increased pressure in the eye; joint or muscle pain; mood swings; muscle weakness; personality changes; prolonged sore throat, cold, or fever; puffing of the face; severe nausea or vomiting; swelling of feet or legs; unusual weight gain; vomiting material that looks like coffee grounds; weakness; weight loss.
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