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  1. Something in my belly hurts {sigh}
    ... Which I can't do. Wednesday I finished the levaquin & microbid for the 2 uti's: ...

  2. gross Hematuria, Abdominal Pain
    ... believe they said it was just inflammed. They gave me Levaquin to take and some vicodin for the pain of the biopsy...

  3. lower abdominal suffering - help!
    ... All they could do was put me on a high dosage of Levaquin (antibiotic). My pain was gone in 3 days. I'm on here ... have already had 3 stones. :( hopefully if I can get levaquin again it will go away...

  4. Strange Pains.
    ... for rheumatoid illnesses, antibiotics like cipro, levaquin , floxin, avelox, and many more. Just to rule a delayed...

  5. suspicion of serious health damage by medication
    ... Looking back to the other times that I took cipro or levaquin (another antibiotic of the same class as cipro), I ... causal relationship between the ingestion of cipro or levaquin and the increase of my symptoms, but most of them ... take them again and none of the same family (cipro, levaquin , floxin, tequin,...) either. I was a young father...
    ... disappeared, for the most part, from my bout with Levaquin . Many others, have not been so lucky. {removed} Good...

  6. fingers turn white to purple
    ... , quinolones (widely used antibiotics like cipro, levaquin ), neuroleptics, inmune supressors, and many more....

  7. Curious about Antibiotics
    ... can take, but I do know that the doctors like to use Levaquin and Omnicef. What are you taking right now? ...

  8. What symptoms are these??
    ... This has gotten MUCH worse ever since I was put on Levaquin for a month. My toes on both feet also went numb one ... week into the Levaquin . 5) I'm achey and sore all over but mostly in my...

  9. Could it be my tonsils/adenoids?
    ... things on the back of my thorat. I had recently been on Levaquin and Avelox for 10 days each to kill off any bacteria...

  10. Need Help, please reassure me before I really FReak out!
    ... UTI and so did she, so i was perscribed 3 pills of Levaquin for me which I finished taking today. The only thing...

  11. Balloon-head
    ... CAT scan of my sinuses), and received mega-doses of Levaquin for a full month (sinus infections are notoriously...

  12. sick way too often
    ... ears/nose/throat specialist who in turn prescribed levaquin and claimed that it was not tonsillitis even though ... redness of the right tonsil. during this course of levaquin , my sore throat went completely away, but my right ... treatment period. two days ago i got off this course of levaquin , and already my right tonsil is swollen and sore. ... the slides of a CAT scan that i took a day after the levaquin treatment. although he doesn't have the slides, he...

  13. Do health problems start at 21?
    ... Penicillins though. I have taken Zithromax, Lorabid, Levaquin , Ceftin, Avelox, and a few others. While I was in...

  14. sore throat and neck, white spot on tonsils
    ... her exactly what I can take..... Ceftin, Lorabid, Levaquin , Avelox, Zithromax, Clindamycin, and a few other ones...

  15. ~Staph infection in mouth~......
    ... from my culture...He is treating me right now with Levaquin , if this does not work he is going to send me to...

General Health board

  1. Long lasting virus . . . can anyone relate?
    ... for more than 2 weeks. Back to him and he gave me Levaquin and claritin for allergies. A month later I had ... tormenting me ever since. I am on my 4th day of Levaquin (again) and I finally feel like I am getting better...

  2. My mom has pneumonia.. what are the chances she will die?
    ... I'm 34 and not all that active. The doc put me on Levaquin and that seemed to help. I really thought I was going...

  3. Is a week-long low-grade fever normal with pneumonia?
    ... with the flu and pneumonia. The doctor prescribed Levaquin , which I've taken twice so far. I've had a fever between ... 101 all week long! Yesterday after taking my first Levaquin , I felt pretty ok, but then overnight my fever spiked...

  4. Thin purple veins under eyes
    ... Ciprofloxacin (it is a quinolone antibiotic, others are levaquin , avelox, floxin etc..). Cipro caused chronic insomnia...

  5. Strep throat + Gum & Mouth problems??? Scary. help!
    ... sure that's what it is.) The doctor put me on 5 day Levaquin 750 antibiotics because he thought it was strep too ... ..I am currently on day 4 of my Levaquin . ANYWAY this is the weird part. About.........

  6. Gout and Cellulitis Not Going Away Please Help!
    ... antibiotcs and hes taken 3 pills so far. They are 500mg Levaquin . Please someone give us advice on what to do....

  7. Blood in urine???
    ... culture to test for a uti.if so treatment consist of levaquin , macrobid ect... keep us posted...

  8. Numbness...why?
    ... Did you take any antibiotics such as Avelox, Cipro, Levaquin , Tequin, or Floxin? These drugs can cause long...

  9. Whats wrong with me ???
    ... prescribed any of the following antibiotics: Cipro, Levaquin , Tequin, Avelox? These are fluoroquinolone antibiotics...

  10. What do you make of this?!?!
    ... fluoroquinolone antibiotics in the last few months? Such as Levaquin , Cipro, Tequin, Avelox...there are others but these...

  11. 24 and getting my tonsils out
    ... of the few anti-biotics that I am not allergic to - Levaquin . It's an excellent, broad spectrum anti-biotic, but ... day for it to get out of my system and prescribe me Levaquin again. This time it worked. But by that time I had ... anti-biotics I can take and won't be allergic to are Levaquin and Zithromax. Hope they come in liquid form!!! ...

  12. To Christine - Stine - about tonsilectomy
    ... not going to be allergic to. Those are Zithromax and Levaquin . But they're just not working anymore, and I don't...

  13. Burning Tongue Syndrome
    ... oral yeast infection. A couple of months ago I took Levaquin (never ever again) for a sinus infection. Among a...

  14. MRSA info anyone?
    ... nothing! The latest antibiotic that I was on was levaquin . I have not had a reinfection since being off the ... levaquin ; however, I now have a swollen lymph node in my neck...

  15. My gross tonsils
    ... surgery date. I am on an anti-biotic right now ( Levaquin ) because he wants to get rid of any possible leftover ... Walgreens call my doctor in the morning and he prescribed Levaquin . I am still pretty itchy today and I was getting hot...

  16. Best anti-biotic for strep throat?
    ... the Amoxicillin and Penicillin family, so he gave me Levaquin for 10 days. They did do an overnight culture and ... of my throat, I had a fever of 103-104. I took the Levaquin diligently for 10 days. Not wanting to have a relapse ... are huge, but no pus. They are not sure if the Levaquin was the right anti-biotic to give me. They think that ... a much longer period of time. I really think that Levaquin is one of the best anti-biotics out there, and all ... halosporin, because I am also allergic to Sulfa. I can take Levaquin , Ceftin, Avelox, Zithromax (love the Z-Pak), Tequin...
    ... :( I found it out the hard way when I was a kid. Levaquin , which I took, is supposed to be one of the best anti ... broad-spectrum. My uncle that's a pharmacist said "Oh, Levaquin is GREAT! That'll get rid of it for sure!" Maybe another...
    ... have is only susceptbile to Cephalosporins, which Levaquin is not. So I am on Ceftin for 10 more days. He told...

  17. Can't figure out whats wrong with me
    ... cultured!)I was given TMP(or something like that)and then Levaquin cause I really started feeling bad.I did feel better...
    ... sinus infection and im still on a 10 day course of levaquin for it. the strange thing i saw in your story was ... that you got a bad cold while on levaquin ??? The only symptoms of the sinus infection i had ... BEFORE the levaquin was immense facial pressure and postnasal drip ,thats ... ANyway, to the point, after i think 3 days on the levaquin , i got the NASTIEST head cold out of nowhere ( i ... that we both got sick out of nowhere after being on Levaquin . Just give your body some time to heal and make sure ... better :) On another point, I dunno about you but levaquin is giving me some severe insomnia which alot of people...

  18. Scared to be on Levaquin!!!
    ... I have never gone on Levaquin before but I have heard about nasty side effects from...
    ... Levaquin is one of the STRONGEST antibiotics in use, orally ... or something....in my experience they can keep that levaquin on the shelf...
    ... finally a culture showed the infection was resistant to Levaquin . They switched to Augmentin, which cleared it briefly...
    ... shown its stuff against vancomycin. And as far as the Levaquin goes, it is a strong antibiotic but all of my resources ... ll see, the only thing that is bothering me on the Levaquin is the sleeplessness. Cant catch a full 4 hours straight...
    ... Hi Stacy. My wife and I have both taken Levaquin , with no real problems. I am allergicto/can't tolerate ... many meds also. Levaquin is very good for prostatitis, in addition to sinusitis...
    ... I took Avelox which is in the same family as Levaquin . I took one pill and thought I was gonna die. Horrible...

  19. sore throat out of nowhere???
    ... im on Levaquin for an upper res. infection (suspected sinus infection ... think of is that ive caught something viral that the Levaquin cant touch. The other side of that , this came on ... to a bad sore throat (and that quick)???? Is the levaquin causing an adverse infection??? Anyone who might have...
    ... not much. Tell me if u think im wrong, but could the Levaquin (antibiotic) be doing its job and the inflammation...
    ... Tell me if u think im wrong, but could the Levaquin (antibiotic) be doing its job and the inflammation...

  20. Allergic to antibiotics? is there such thing?
    ... Once, prior to surgery, I was given an injection of Levaquin (levofloxacin) and was assured by the doctor that...

Allergies board

  1. a whole month of levaquin???!
    ... In 2004, I took a large dose of Levaquin and ended up in physical therapy for six months--did ... Another option is nebulized antibiotics (but not Levaquin /Avelox/Cipro). Augmenton will work just fine....
    ... Bebe- I've taken Levaquin for 30 days a couple of times without any problems...
    ... any particular one for 14 days tops. Also with the levaquin i was very very scared to take it when i read about...

  2. how would you know if you had fungal sinsuitis?
    ... usually end up on antibiotics. right now im on levaquin and augentin together. eventually im going to become...

  3. Rhinitis/Sinitus/Asthma
    ... completely so she wanted to put me on something stronger ( Levaquin ) which i am scared to take due to side affects. ...

  4. Over two years of being sickly, but I have a theory.
    ... as 1 full month) prednisone (2 two week courses) levaquin flonase/allegra (fairly consistently for a long while...

  5. Dizzy, doppy, foggy-headed on Levaquin
    ... I have been on Levaquin for 3 weeks with another ten days to go. I told my ... yesterday that I don't need tranquilizers cuz I have Levaquin . yes, i have had a very strange reaction to it. ... feeling with it. Go figure that one out. I think Levaquin lowers my blood sugar big time which caused my shaky...
    ... before that was on Biaxin and then they switched me to Levaquin . While some symptoms are gone, I still blow my nose...

  6. Diagnosed with Asthma-hate using Advair! On going medicine battle
    ... the worst though. I was also switched from Biaxin to Levaquin , in hopes that my symptoms will diminish. The NP thinks...

  7. Vasomotor Rhinitis
    ... Keflex, Cipro, Difulcan, Penicillin VK, Avelox, and Levaquin , Cephalexin. 4. Stomach: Protonix, Prevacid, Prilosec...

  8. Told no more could be done by allergist today
    ... symptoms of serum sickness!! If you're allergic to Levaquin , you can be allergic to Cipro. I know I was negligent ... see what cross-reacts? She knew I was allergic to Levaquin but went ahead and prescribed the other junk. My...

  9. Can post nasal drip cause stomach problems?
    ... been doing heavy antibiotics. 28 days of Avelox, levaquin , cipro.. they all ripe your GI tract a new one. SIncerely...
    ... been doing heavy antibiotics. 28 days of Avelox, levaquin , cipro.. they all ripe your GI tract a new one. ...

  10. Unknown allergen...but guesses! Help.
    ... lean that way anyway. My last "new" allergy was to levaquin which I had during a surgery in FEbruary. I'm also...

  11. Allergic to Levaquin, Amoxicillin and possibly Cipro
    ... if your allergic to levaquin your allergic to cipro and all other fluroquinolone ... another fluroquinolone antibiotic again. such as cipro levaquin avelox etc. side effects to these drugs are extremely ... i had a reaction to avelox (same family of drug as levaquin ) many months ago. im still in severe physical, and ... there. and theres hundreds of thousands of victims. levaquin works like a chemotherapeutic drug reactions occur...
    ... if your allergic to levaquin your allergic to cipro and all other fluroquinolone ... another fluroquinolone antibiotic again. such as cipro levaquin avelox etc. side effects to these drugs are extremely ... i had a reaction to avelox (same family of drug as levaquin ) many months ago. im still in severe physical, and ... there. and theres hundreds of thousands of victims. levaquin works like a chemotherapeutic drug reactions occur...
    ... happened to you! I am just so scared about the whole levaquin thing, and I am going to get a bracelet because I ... I am troubled about how many people are prescribe levaquin . My aunt who has Lupis is even given it. At least...
    ... than 20% reaction to the fluoroquinolones (Tequin, levaquin , etc). It is possible that you had an allergic reaction...
    ... your response. I had talked to my doctor about the Levaquin reaction and they declaired me allergic to it and...

  12. lightheaded spacey and pressure, suggestions on type of antbiotic
    ... which antibiotic should i do? I was readin about levaquin and doxycylcin. I just want some insight from others...
    ... stay away from levaquin. levaquin and fluoroquinolones are potent chemotherapeutic drugs ... avelox which comes from the fluoroquinolone family like levaquin does;ive been in a wheelchair ever since. muscle, ... life and thousands of others have been destroyed by levaquin and other fluoroquinolone drugs avoid at all cost...

  13. At the end of my rope, please, please help.
    ... Has your doctor tried the antibioctic Levaquin ? Its a powerful antibiotic for sinus infections....

  14. Effects of a Flu/Pneumonia Jabs!
    ... years I developed allergies to all but the ceclor and Levaquin group. The doc thinks this is weird because ceclor...

  15. Been to countless doctors, finally went to allergist, need input
    ... My ENT doctor put me on a strong antibioctic called Levaquin . I tell you it worked wonders. I went on a 10 day ... better. Its been 5 days since Ive been done taking the Levaquin and I have not had any symptoms. No dizziness, lightheaded ... in the eyes and all that. If you havent tried the Levaquin ask you doctor about it. It is expensive. I have...

  16. allergy symtom? dizzyness
    ... allegra, and flonase. I recently was on astelin and levaquin . But got really bad from both so I stopped it. Way ... to hyper on the astelin and the levaquin left me all tingly so annoyed. My NEW ALLERGIST says...

  17. Levaquin Antibiotic and Astelin
    ... said I had a sinus infection so I needed to go on Levaquin (3rd time this year). Well I did the Astelin and Levaquin ... only did the 2 sprays in the morning and then the levaquin . Again got super hyper and slept maybe 2 hours. On ... me to stop taking the astelin and keep up with the levaquin . I read about the levaquin and it does say that it ... it differently. He also said that I should do the Levaquin in the morning and not in the middle of the day, that ... frustrated!! Has anyone have any positive stories on levaquin ?? Should I be concerned? I know this is the third...
    ... I was given Levaquin for 20 days in December of 2004. In short, it destroyed...
    ... Hi everyone, Let me tell you my story of levaquin .... I took it several times,- 1st time rapid heartbeat...
    ... A pulmonary specialist put my wife on Levaquin a couple of years ago. After the first day she began ... xperienced severed tendons and other problems. Bad news, Levaquin . (From her experience)...
    ... negative experiences people have experienced when taking Levaquin because everyone reacts to drugs differently. I do ... the vast majority of people - myself included - take Levaquin and other drugs with no side effects or issues, but ... something works as it is supposed to. I have taken Levaquin at least a half dozen times, for as long as a month...

  18. worse problems after endoscopic surgery
    ... floroquinolone antibiotics like Avelox, Cipro and Levaquin . Prednisone cause permanent systemic damage and increases...

  19. Is it possible
    ... what kind and for how long. Some antibiotics like Levaquin (poison) can damage your sinuses tissue and cause...
    ... what kind and for how long. Some antibiotics like Levaquin (poison) can damage your sinuses tissue and cause...

  20. Biaxin and Prilosec, do they mix?????
    ... feel kind of weird I guess all started after I took Levaquin for 5 days. :)...
    ... feel kind of weird I guess all started after I took Levaquin for 5 days. :) No, just the stomach problems...

  21. bacterial infection or allergies
    ... I have been on 4 different kinds of antibiotics ( Levaquin , Ketek, Ceftin and Omnicef) they haven’t been able...
    ... I have been on 4 different kinds of antibiotics ( Levaquin , Ketek, Ceftin and Omnicef) they haven’t been able...

  22. Green thick mucous after using Flonase for 3 days
    ... twice daily) and yes I am still taking CEFTIN (took Levaquin and Ketek before) I don’t really know what to do...

  23. Long term effects of nasal steroids/nasonex
    ... anything other than the nasal steroid? Drugs like Cipro, Levaquin , Avelox, Tequin, can cause serious muscle and joint...

  24. ciprofloxacin
    ... physical therapy for months. Then years later I took Levaquin (same class of drugs) and got the severe tendonitis ... didn't put it all together until 6 months after the Levaquin I took a week of Cipro again for a bad infection and...

  25. Tequin and Levaquin are POISON!!!
    ... ve been saying this for a couple years now. I took Levaquin & Avelox in early 2004, and ended up with permanent ... You could be in a wheelchair or dead after taking Levaquin ....
    ... after taking Cipro as well as episodes after taking Levaquin . I had a partially torn rotator cuff after 2 weeks ... of Levaquin in 2003 which put me through months of physical therapy...
    ... are powerful drugs with potential side effects, but Levaquin saved me. I had a horrible infection that only Levaquin...
    ... I too had a bad reaction from taking cipro and levaquin . I had horrible nightmares, rapid heartbeat, anxiety...
    ... I too had a bad reaction from taking cipro and levaquin . How long did you take those drugs for? Did you...
    ... but the quins take the cake. After 2 doses of Levaquin , my daughter suffered loss of vision, extreme weakness ... Except that there are lingering tendon problems. Levaquin is an exquisitely potent copper chelator. When it ... Lev due to this phenomenon. The treatment for Levaquin toxicity is to take aluminum salts (like some of the ... aluminum is preferrentially chelated out/binds w/the Levaquin . It would be prudent for doctors considering ... prescribing Levaquin to determine copper status. Many people have abundant...
    ... The treatment for Levaquin toxicity is to take aluminum salts (like some of the ... aluminum is preferrentially chelated out/binds w/the Levaquin . Very impressive statement, this is the first ... time someone talks about Levaquin detox using aluminum salt and extra copper; would...
    ... Osmonxp, If you sustained long-term damage from the Levaquin , have you joined one of the class action lawsuits ... consider. The aluminum salts work only while the Levaquin is actually in the body. So if you've been off the ... about the neurological damage. Is it possible that Levaquin toxicity has more than one mode of action? Beyond...
    ... So we put it as an "allergic " reaction. I took levaquin for the first time last month for a bad sinus infection ... told him I didn't want this drug. He told me that levaquin did NOT do this to me. Levaquin doesn't give reactions ... doctors and went to a new one. She wanted to put me on levaquin . She told me it's the be all end all for sinus issues ... I explained to her what happened and she told me " Levaquin does NOT do that" and basically I was out of luck...
    ... the same experience. The doc said, no, it's not the Levaquin , Levaquin doesn't do that, you've got MS (!). Talk ... groups with many, many personal stories about how Levaquin has ruined lives. Different info than what your doc ... you. I suspect that docs who say these things about Levaquin have been totally indoctrinated by drug reps. It ... sinusitis. Gosh, how did humanity survive before Levaquin was invented. Double ditto, never return to a doc ... sites. Not everyone has a bad experience with Levaquin . In our family, we are known to have ADRs & have this...
    ... I had the same reaction to levaquin . I took tequin a year before that and had no trouble...
    ... give you. But, all this being said I took 1 500mg levaquin 6 days ago and just got the info about the aluminum...

  26. Pure misery..
    ... ones commonly prescribed for sinus issues. Cipro, Levaquin , Avelox, Tequin. They are toxic to the central and...
    ... ones commonly prescribed for sinus issues. Cipro, Levaquin , Avelox, Tequin. They are toxic to the central and ... don't work on infections. And your right about Levaquin etc.. They are very powerful drugs that were never...

  27. Surgery for Deviated Septum
    ... and bacteria were causing the smell. He prescribed Levaquin and said it might help and should clear up in two...

  28. allergic to most antibiotics
    ... I can only tolerate Levaquin as an antibiotic and Tylenol for pain, react with...
    ... their names aren't common. I can't take quinolones ( Levaquin is one, Cipro is the other I took) because every time...

  29. Antibiotics Needed
    ... Which antibiotic were you given? Some are dangerous ( Levaquin , Avelox, Cipro). Try an irrigation routine, Sudafed...

  30. Definite infection..CT or endoscopy next?
    ... respond to 10 days of Cipro and now I'm on my 4th day of Levaquin and the infection doesn't seem to be budging. Since ... ENT will probably want to delve further now, if the Levaquin doesn't do the trick in the next few days. 1) What ... antibiotic can we try after Levaquin (which is supposedly a good choice after Cipro fails...
    ... doing better! Yesterday I finished last dose of Levaquin . I feel a little better but the infection has not ... concerned that 10 days of Cipro followed by 8 days of Levaquin didn't work. Both these drugs work well against the...
    ... 8 days but combined, ( 10 days on Cipro then 8 on Levaquin ) is a total of 18 days on 2 killer quinolones which...
    ... infection was resistant to the Cipro than 8 days of Levaquin is still not enough IMHO. Don't fret about the...
    ... later since my last post when I had just finished the Levaquin and the infection seems to be (dare I speak too soon...

  31. Any Southern Californians
    ... antibitoic (CIPRO) which didn't work and now I'm on LEVAQUIN (same class but covers a few more bugs than Cipro...

  32. Amoxicillin, not right for me?
    ... with most of it, but not all. Then doc put me on levaquin which started working but I developed an allergic...

  33. Does this sound like an allergic reaction?
    ... prior to the attack. Since then, after two rounds of Levaquin and a course of prednisone, things seemed to be returning...

  34. Help me - I am a complete mess!
    ... that meant! I was on prednisone, singular and Levaquin when I got home and almost felt normal again until ... two days off prednisone and a week off the Levaquin , I started coughing more and my chest felt tight again ... in me wasn't dead yet, so I got another script for Levaquin . It's been a week or so and the cough is almost gone ... out of all this. After starting the first round of Levaquin , my sinuses cleared. The thing is I didn't know I ... to be closing up again, even while I'm still on the Levaquin . I'm going back to my doc at the end of next week...
    ... likely a result of a quinolone adverse reaction (the Levaquin ), and nothing to do with your allergies. *never ... take Levaquin again, it is a very dangerous medication with horrifying ... with ruptured tendons, neuropathy, etc.* I took Levaquin last year, and I was in pain for 6 months afterwards...
    ... from. Except, of course, the scarey part about the Levaquin :) If I were going to have severe side effects, ... have appeared by now?? This is my second course of Levaquin within the month. Can I pick up the Zyletol and...

  35. Increasing Drug allergies
    ... of physical therapy after taking Cipro one time and Levaquin the other. Try telling your doctor you can't take ... don't even know what that mean! I refuse to take Levaquin , but one time I had to go to the ER for an infection...

  36. parasthesia with no rash
    ... in the last 4 months? these include Avelox, Cipro, Levaquin , and Tequin. I woudln't ignore paresthesia. Go...

  37. If Left Untreated...
    ... away about three years ago. I was being treated with Levaquin and steroids for about three months. Finally, the...
    ... Floroquinolones, and the brand names are Avelox, Cipro, Levaquin , and Tequin. Please do NOT take these medications ... 2 months later, a friend of mine (a nurse) took Levaquin for a UTI and ended up int the ER with her skin burning...

  38. Nebulized Medications
    ... work for you? I would still like to try it. Levaquin and its relatives are the only antibiotics left that...

  39. Candidiasis, Is that what I have???????
    ... other month I was on high doses of prednisone and levaquin . If your sinuses are infected and you need surgery...
    ... deviated septum. But be careful of some of the drugs. Levaquin , Avelox, and Cipro are very dangerous, with horrifying...

  40. Considering Dropping Out of School
    ... Antibiotics of all kinds would not help. Eventually, enough Levaquin made me feel only slightly better. The student health ... serves no purpose, and second by just prescribing Levaquin —over and over and over. After two months of being...
    ... are going through. First off, stay AWAY FROM THE LEVAQUIN ! This is a very dangerous drug, with horrifying side ... there. I have nerve damage in my elbows and feet from Levaquin and Avelox. Secondly, if the CT Scan showed a deviated...


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