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How long does tendonitis last from taking Levaquin?

Posted 31 Aug 2009 10 answers

I took Levaquin 500 mg x 2 days and almost immediately started having leg/calf cramps and swelling. My doctor d/c'd the drug, and 3 weeks later I still having relentless calf cramps. Anyone else have this problem, and how long did it last?

I have levaquin-induced tendonitis. Is there anything that will help me?

Posted 24 Apr 2010 by donpat123 29 answers

I had walking pneumonia at Thanksgiving and was prescribed levaquin. The next day I noticed soreness in calves. The soreness, in three days, developed into tendonitis in ankles and in shoulders. I had no idea that levaquin was causing this and took levaquin for the ten days prescribed. This has now ...

Can you drink alcohol while taking Levaquin?

Posted 23 Dec 2009 by hooper1 3 answers

If allergic to penicillin can I take Levaquin?

Posted 7 Apr 2012 by stgrif9 3 answers

Want to stop one antibiotic and start new one?

Posted 22 Jan 2013 by jpaparo56 2 answers

I have taken 7 out of 10 of my doses of Levaquin (was prescribed one tab daily for 10 days) for a sinus infection. I want to stop taking the Levaquin and start Augmentin which has been prescribed twice a day for 10 days. This is due to the fact that I am breastfeeding and Augmentin is safer than ...

Why does Levaquin cause such horrendous pain in some people?

Posted 9 May 2012 by C.E. 9 answers

I have suffered greatly from taking (5) doses of Levaquin. I believe I would have had ruptured tendons if I had remain seated the vast majority of 4 days. My pain continues, but less than normal with the supplements I am taking. If I reduce them, the pain increases. C.E.

Can you take levaquin for an infected tooth?

Posted 2 Apr 2011 by cwmurphy 2 answers

Has anyone here experienced permanent damage from levaquin?

Posted 20 May 2016 14 answers

I had diverticulitis and my doctor gave me levaquin and flagyl. I've read some scary stories about levaquin, but I was so sick, I just took it and didn't think twice about it. Has anyone had an adverse delayed reaction to it?

I need an anibiotic. What can I safely use while on warfarin?

Posted 14 Jun 2010 by debbie101050 6 answers

I was given azithromycin. I was scared and did not take it. Then I was given Levaquin. I was told of the increased risk for bleeding, and did not take the antibiotics. Isn't there something safe to use while on warfarin?

Has anyone else had severe shoulder pain and stiffness from taking Levaquin ?

Posted 7 Mar 2012 by Sambone1 8 answers

I have taken it before for pneumonia and was on it for 30 days with no problem. I only have three more days but my arms and shoulders are killing me. Will this go away when I finish the Medicine?

Levaquin - Can side effects be treated?

Posted 21 Jun 2012 by Nola99 3 answers

I'm starting to have swelling in my legs and pain in both knees. Will this dissipate over time or is there something to counter act these side effects. These symptoms started after finishing a ten day regimen of 500 mg. Do I need to go see my physician?

Can I drink wine while taking Levaquin?

Posted 14 Dec 2012 by slugger2131 2 answers

Methylprednisolone dose pack - I finished taking a 4mg 6 day pack but actually skipped the last...

Posted 22 Aug 2018 by JaysLife 1 answer

... day due to concern with interaction with an antibiotic I was about to start, Levaquin. I took the Levaquin for 2 days and had terrible panic attack like side effect on 2nd day with chest tightness, dizzy, short breath so I quit taking right away. Since then I have had these smaller episodes of ...

Could the antibiotic Levaquin be causing unusal pain in joints such as shoulders & knees?

Posted 22 Oct 2011 by annie24 4 answers

Six days ago I was given Levaquin to fight a sinus infection & altho I have taken the drug several years ago, I didn't experience joint pain at that time. The pain didn't start until about the 3rd day but it has gotten worse each day. I am now concerned that this may be related to the ...

Levaquin - can I excercise while taking levofloxacin?

Posted 3 Apr 2012 by mbest5 1 answer

i am runner and excersise every day, i wonder if i should stop while i take the medication

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