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Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. Detailed symptoms, is this an ear problem? (long read)
    ... through the center of my forehead. I did two weeks of Levaquin , and that sensation disappeared. Dont rule out the...

  2. anything to ease pain of outer ear infection??
    ... swollen shut & she is in much pain! her dr gave her levaquin . is there anything that she can do to ease the pain...

  3. Help!
    ... infection and my ENT doctor placed me on Prednisone, Levaquin and gave me Nasacort. When I first started the...
    ... tongue could be a thrush (fungal) infection from the levaquin . Often when a person takes antibiotics you can get...
    ... would definitely check with the doc. I do know that Levaquin is a very strong antibiotic and can affect you in...

  4. Having surgery tomorrow......
    ... another 2 weeks of antibiotics at home (augmentin and levaquin ). I have having tubes put in tomorrow and am pretty...

  5. newbie -help me please
    ... infection in August was placed on Augmentum and then levaquin . After the levaquin, I still had these headaches...
    ... tremendously. Did some research yesterday regarding levaquin and found that it can cause a host of all problems...

  6. Possible ear infection?
    ... right now im on levaquin . The dizziness started before the antibiotics so thats...

  7. To SuzieQ0726
    ... in my head and sometimes behind my nose. I was on levaquin for 6 days in the beginning because my GP thought...

Sinus Problems board

  1. Acute sinus infection.
    ... course of antibiotics - something like Biaxin, or Levaquin that is a broader spectrum antibiotic than penicillin...

  2. what to do if sinus infection is not draining
    ... include a solid month of an antibiotic like Cipro or Levaquin and a course of oral prednisone to reduce the inflammation...

  3. Sinus infection and dizziness
    ... Have you tried levaquin ? I was also afraid to take that, as I've heard it ... and other yucky side effects...??? Yes, I've used Levaquin several times and have never had any issues, but everyone...
    ... though no certain strain showed up. So, I am taking Levaquin now and I have to say so far good results. STILL blowing...
    ... you for sharing your experience. Yes, I may need the levaquin and/or the IV drugs...I really just want to get rid...

  4. Anyone get a sinus/chest infection from not taking Nexium?
    ... my light headedness I am pretty sure is due to my Levaquin antibiotic, not the Nexium because I always get it ... right after I take the levaquin ....

  5. Increased coughing with mucus from intramuscular cortocosteroid for sinusitis?
    ... slow recovery. Antibiotics were often prescribed ( Levaquin , Augmentin), though usually fairly short doses. In ... Eventually, before Christmas, I saw my doctor who put me on Levaquin (again) and decongestants, and instructed steam therapy...

  6. Sinus infection still giving me trouble;(
    ... have taken 3 rounds of antibiotics and the last one-- Levaquin helped the most. But I still am coughing up clear...

  7. Chronic Sinusitis
    ... very extreme cases. Do NOT take Avelox, Cipro, or Levaquin with Prednisone (Medrol). They are counter-indicated...
    ... sinusitis. [INDENT]Do NOT take Avelox, Cipro, or Levaquin with Prednisone (Medrol). They are counter-indicated ... different people react to drugs differently. I've taken Levaquin and prednisone together many times and have not had ... had. I looked at the prescribing information for Levaquin and there is no specific contraindication for taking...

  8. Is this really sinusitis?Please help!!
    ... just completed 2 weeks of augmentin and just started levaquin (1 day so far) for a sinus infection. I have had ... with not much help!!! I did not want to take the levaquin bc of side effects but started it last night to just ... refused that since it statees you should not take levaquin with it-dua?!! Why would he prescribe them both for ... 8 days of augmentin so that is the reason for the levaquin . Please any help/advice- i cannot keep living in...
    ... steroid? would that have helped more?! I will take the levaquin again tonight for 2nd dose but do not want to keep...

  9. Good, safe antibiotics for sinusitis?
    ... ketek and a couple others. I do not want to take Levaquin or ketak anymore due to bad side effects( I have unexplanin...

  10. Sinus infection question!
    ... avelox is a quinolone antibiotic along with cipro levaquin and are meant to be adrug of last resort. there hundreds...

  11. Severe fast thin sinus drainage.
    ... some yellow puss in my sinus drainage. I was put on Levaquin and Prednisone. This sopped the yellow in the mucus...

  12. Severe Fast drainage of sinuses
    ... bacterial infection and went to doctor. I was put on Levaquin and Pregnisonne. Neithier had much of a change in...

  13. Sinus and Dizziness Problems for over a year
    ... rounds of antibiotics and steroids such as Augmentin, Levaquin , Z-Pack, Cerofuxime, Prednisone, Methylprednisolone...

  14. Sinus and head pressure
    ... ENT doctor to see what he says. Last time he gave me Levaquin and was good for about a week. I think a lot has...

  15. Second sinus surgery, should I be hopeful this time?
    ... Even after 21 days of levaquin , my ENT says my sinus ct scans are still a mess. I...

  16. on going sinus infection and problems with meds
    ... I got a sinus infection last week and was given Levaquin for it. It makes me a bit nauseas, but it's not too...

  17. Levaquin for Sinus Infection
    ... year. I went in to the doctor and she prescribed me Levaquin for 10 days and Prednisone (3/day for 2 days, 2/day ... first for my sinus infections. I have never taken Levaquin and was wondering what success everyone out there...
    ... Hi Mountain Reader, Levaquin is a very potent antibiotic. While it may be just ... about the potential side effects from this drug. Levaquin is a strong chelator. It has been shown to remove ... still struggles with recurrent tendon pain. IMO, Levaquin may be a great drug to use if one is suffering a life...
    ... I agree with the other poster. Levaquin can cause horrible side effects that can cause problems ... doctor gave me Avalox. (Same antibiotic family as Levaquin ) I took only one and threw the rest away. I felt awful...
    ... Levaquin cleared up a nasty sinus infection for me that no ... cleared up. I did get a slight tendonitis from my Levaquin experience, but I was on it for 3 weeks, twice as...
    ... avelox which is the same basically as levaquin caused me to be a cripple. my life is ruined for the...
    ... amplified or unmasked w/Lev. So, if in doubt about taking Levaquin , that is one thing to consider....
    ... thousands of people have suffered an adverse reaction to levaquin and other quinolone drugs. many just dont make the...
    ... I can give you first hand experience regarding Levaquin I took it with Prednisone for a sinus infection ... in both feet -related? Don't know. If you take Levaquin with Prednisone, it increases the chance of an adverse...

  18. Not sure if it is really sinuses anymore
    ... biotics. Z-paks not to good for sinus infections, Levaquin great.. but now that you have stoppped the bacteria...

  19. 3 month sinus problem
    ... and have been on tetracyline antibiotics, sulfa, and levaquin each of these antibiotics has not worked, is there...

  20. Sinus problem, need help!
    ... I have taken two types of antibiotics, Z-pak and levaquin ...Most of the pressure went away, except now I feel...
    ... well and were you only given 7 days or 14 days of levaquin ? As a result of two short toerm dosing of anti-biotics ... hammer it out of your head.. Z-pak's are Mycin based.. Levaquin is fluoroquinolone based.. The best is still available...

  21. Need help....possible sinus issues
    ... I have taken two types of antibiotics, Z-pak and levaquin ...Most of the pressure went away, except now I feel...

  22. Monthly Sinus Infections
    ... to treat those. Recently my doctor has prescribed Levaquin . It does seem to work-- after two pills I feel "normal...

  23. Sinus Infection Complications
    ... sinus infection with bone involvement? I think the Levaquin did help but am concerned that the infection is back...

  24. chronic sinusitis
    ... fluoroquinolone antibiotics. I was given 20 days of Levaquin (same class as Cipro) in December of '04 for a sinus...

  25. I can't get rid of my sinus infection! :mad:
    ... month. I wound up going to my internist, who gave me Levaquin for 10 days for a sinus infection. I felt better while ... She said I have chronic sinusitis. She put me on Levaquin for another three weeks and gave me Flonase nasal ... better. To wrap up this long story, I have been on Levaquin since December 3 and I still have 15 days to go. I ... He doesn't want to give me shots. After being on Levaquin for 24 days I still have sinus pressure and a low...
    ... the new approved treatment is 750mg of levaquin once a day for 5 days . check with your doctor. it...
    ... a very stubborn case! I am going to get off of the Levaquin as soon as possible. In fact, I think I am going to ... and it's done nothing. I am really shocked, because Levaquin ALWAYS works!...
    ... I need to point out that Levaquin (especially 750mg/day) is extremely dangerous. It ... tendon ruptures, nerve damage, psychosis, etc. from Levaquin . There is even a book about it entitled "Bitter Pills...

  26. Bad sinuses
    ... the worse part of my sinus infection. I had to take Levaquin , which didn’t work and made me feel sick, so I was...

  27. Persistent maxillary sinusitis and bronchitis for 38 days despite Levaquin&Augmenti
    ... sinus surgery? I should point out that 28 days on Levaquin in EXTREMELY dangerous. This is a medication with ... health issues. The floroquinolones (Cipro, Avelox, and Levaquin ) are propbably the most dangerous drugs on the market ... . Your muscle issues may be a result of the Levaquin . Also, these drugs should NEVER be taken with systemic...
    ... think they can be complacent about the side effects. Levaquin can also have some psychological impact as well, especially...

  28. Anyone have sinus surgery?
    ... It is caused by allergies to mold. I was put on Levaquin and 60mg of Prednisone a day. During the first post ... After complaining of joint aches he switched me from Levaquin to Biaxin. The Prednisone has me on an emotional...

  29. Sinus Infection
    ... I have one now (LOL) and have been given 500 mg. Levaquin 1x a day for 7 days!!! :) Melly...

  30. Prednisone & Sinusitis Questions
    ... such as floroquinolone antibiotics (Cipro, Avelox, Levaquin , etc.) The problem with Prednisone, is that your...

  31. Sinus Infection?
    ... motionally which trigger my anxiety. Pat- You could try Levaquin . The ENT prescribed Levaquin to me first but I am...

  32. Obliteration of the Sinus
    ... antibiotics caused problems with my blood last time. ( Levaquin ) I found this study at the Mayo Clinic Website...

  33. Sinus Surgery -- Advice?
    ... about 1 1/2 years ago. I have been on steroids and Levaquin , both oral and through the nebulizer, every other...
    ... t recommend floroquinolones like Cipro, Avelox, or Levaquin , since they have extremely dangerous side-effects...

  34. Anyone Ever Use Ketek for sinus infections?
    ... feel a little dizzy from it. I cannot tolerate the Levaquin anymore....
    ... there is another name for it that I am unaware of. Levaquin is a heavey antibiotic, and only those that can tolerate...
    ... I'm not sure how effective it is. Drugs like Levaquin , ****o, and Avelox should not be used for sinus infections...
    ... drug do that required PT? I can no longer take the Levaquin since I got really sick on it last time. I had been...
    ... I took both Levaquin and Avelox within a short period of time for a sinus ... companies give doctors HUGE kickbacks to prescribe Levaquin and Avelox, while telling them it is safe. There...
    ... like this anymore. After surgery he kept me on the levaquin for two weeks, but I became so ill from it they took ... degenerating from the steroids, but heck maybe it was the levaquin . I never thought about the levaquin. Thanks for...
    ... low tolerance for medication, i've been able to use Levaquin with no problems except extreme sleepiness/tiredness...
    ... Blondee, I have been on Levaquin every other month for two weeks and inhaling it up...

  35. Sinus Infection - my treatment, lousy results, comments?
    ... drums, so he put me on Deconamine SR and 10 days of Levaquin (not strep tho). 10 days later, im done...feel ... yellow mucous, so he gives me 10 days of Avelox, the Levaquin made me nervous and sleepless and dizzy. Avelox is ... this doesnt clear up? Am I doomed? Any suggestions? Levaquin and Avelox are supposed to be pretty strong, whats...
    ... this doesnt clear up? Am I doomed? Any suggestions? Levaquin and Avelox are supposed to be pretty strong, whats...

  36. No fever or cough - still sinus infection?
    ... last resort (or not at all). These include Avelox, Levaquin , and Cipro (floroquinolones). These drugs can cause...

  37. Sinus Infection
    ... another severe sinus infection and this doctor put me on Levaquin for 10 days and it has completely changed how my nose ... discuss a med switch, and for my suggestion, ask about Levaquin :) GREAT MED.... gave me some strange insomnia but...

  38. Sinus Pressure Driving Me Mad
    ... have another one and taking a more harsh antibiotic ( Levaquin ), my sinuses are having a completely different response...

  39. sinus treatments
    ... especially if they are a dangerous one like Avelox or Levaquin . Best to stick with Augmentin or a cephlosporin....
    ... the previous poster about the efficacy of Avelox and Levaquin . These are the only oral antibiotics that work for ... have any problems with side effects from Avelox or Levaquin . That said, they are currently the strongest oral...
    ... list all the things that have happened since going on Levaquin for 14 days, Avlox for 14 days, and IV Avelox....
    ... list all the things that have happened since going on Levaquin for 14 days, Avlox for 14 days, and IV Avelox. ...

  40. Anyone ever taken Avelox for sinus infection?
    ... and ended up in wheelchairs -for life. Avelox, Levaquin and Cipro are some of the most dangerous drugs in...

  41. Sinuses or Meniere's??
    ... given for the sinus infection? If it was Avelox, Levaquin or Cipro, that is the source of the weakness in the...

  42. The Art of Sinus and Allergy Maintenance
    ... as the "SinuNeb" system. Avoid quinolones (Avelox, Levaquin ) -they have dangerous side-effects. Augmentin and...

  43. Sinus pressure..please help
    ... Be careful of the antibiotics. Some (Avelox, Levaquin ) have potentially serious side-effects, and can be...

  44. I need advice on my chronic sinusitis..
    ... sinusitis. He gave me a gram of Ancef injection, 1 Levaquin 750 that day and then started me on an 8 day course ... of Levaquin 500. This past Thursday the pressure in my head was ... severe so I went to my allergist, She extended the Levaquin another 10 days and gave me Prednisone 40 mg for 6...
    ... Prednsione and Levaquin are counter-indicated -they shouldn't be taken together ... of an adverse reaction. An adverse reaction to Levaquin isn't just a stomach ache. It can be an Achilles ... Professional Athletes and race horses are never given Levaquin . Wanna guess why? One pill, and you might never ... be able to throw a baseball again. Give Levaquin to a million dollar racehorse, and his value goes ... their Achilles Tendons rupture 2 years after taking Levaquin . Levaquin, Cipro, and Avelox are some of the most ... effects. The itching might be a reaction to the Levaquin -the beginning of something really nasty. That's...
    ... never heard of a bad interaction with prednisone and Levaquin . However, I feel Levaquin unfairly gets a bad rap ... I'm no doctor, but based on my experiences, the Levaquin probably killed all the bacteria and now your sinuses...

  45. Can TMJ mimick sinus pressure/pain?? r/o
    ... and very bad sinus/allergy problems. After being on Levaquin , sudafed, Rinocort Aqua, and prednisone I am still...

  46. I fired my doctor today....chronic sinusitis
    ... try the non-surgical route first. So I have been on Levaquin (500 mg) and Nasonex for the last month. Today I ... have. (like not to mention the side effects from the Levaquin .) I'm worried that he's going to do a minor surgery...
    ... contain the allergies. OTC meds are a joke. 4. Levaquin is EXTREMELY dangerous. People have died, ended up ... worse. To stay away from quinolone drugs (Avelox, Levaquin , ****o), and to start irrigating. The surgery...
    ... are really strong. I have had very good luck with Levaquin and Avelox. You are right to try to find a doctor...
    ... Avelox, Levaquin and Cipro are not really antibiotics. They are a...

  47. My sinus just got worse....
    ... anything solid (because it's hard to chew.) I'm also on Levaquin antibiotic and nasonex. I talked to the phramasist...

  48. Has anyone's Sinus been helped with antibiotics?
    ... amoxicillan, 3 weeks of augmenten and now 4 weeks of levaquin . Has this method helped anyone or am I just wasting...
    ... amoxicillan, 3 weeks of augmenten and now 4 weeks of levaquin . Has this method helped anyone or am I just wasting...
    ... classes of antibiotics. Maybe you could stay on the Levaquin longer than 4 weeks. Ask doc why he keeps switching...
    ... that would have cured me. So that's why I'm on the levaquin and the nasonex. Maybe I just haven't been on it...

  49. I'm confused about my chronic sinusitis
    ... up my low grade infection. So now I've been put on Levaquin 500 mg and a steroid spray. It's been 3 days and...
    ... I would stop taking the Levaquin immediately. Aside from Cipro, it is the most dangerous ... Indiana concluded that up to 30% of people taking Levaquin can expect to experience a central nervous system ... Bitter Pills." The author's wife was destroyed by Levaquin . I took it for 14 days in January, and then another ... congressional testimony about the dangers of these drugs. Levaquin receives more Medwatch complaints per year than almost ... drugs combined! Augmentin and Zithromax are safe. Levaquin and Avelox are not. Bayer gives kickbacks to doctors ... suggest otherwise. There are no mild reactions to Levaquin . If you get a sife effect, you can plan on being...

  50. antiotics for sinus infection
    ... quinolone or floroquinolone antibiotic (Floxin, Avelox, Levaquin , Cipro). I suffered potentially permanent nerve damage...

  51. Scared Sinus Surgery Has Failed
    ... immunotherapy. Avoid the following Quinolones ( Levaquin , Avelox, Cipro): they have horrible side-effects....
    ... time since she was given Cipro, but she was given Levaquin a few weeks ago for an infection. She is on prednisone...
    ... soft tissue of my sinuses. Crack is safer than Levaquin . There are 770 members (official count) in the quinolone...

  52. Poll: Are you satisfied with the results from your sinus surgery?
    ... are thousands of people suffering from these ADRs ( Levaquin , Cipro, etc) So I go in last week to get scar tissue ... insist on Augmentin, and stay away from the quinolones ( Levaquin , Avelox, Floxin, Cipro). Don't let any doctor tell...
    ... quinolones or floroquinolone antibiotics (Avelox, Levaquin , Floxin, Cipro, Tequin) in pill form OR IV form following...

  53. sinus infection/antibotics
    ... while longer huh? well then now my doctor gave me Levaquin (pill form) to take and that upsets my stomach so...

  54. I can't stand this sinus pain anymore!!
    ... then my pain came back. Now my doctor prescribed me ( Levaquin ) and that only comes in pill form ofcourse and I ... doctor and left a message for him to tell him that the Levaquin causes my stomach to hurt. I'm at my wits end, pain...
    ... Some of these antibiotics are dangerous, expecially Levaquin and Avelox. taking them repeatedly increases the...

  55. Need advice on recovering from sinus surgery....
    ... can give you a non-floroquinolone antibiotic (NOT Levaquin or Avelox). Augmentin is good. Levaquin and Avelox...

  56. Questions for those who have had sinus surgery
    ... edications are you on? Please don't tell me it's Avelox or Levaquin . If it is, I would change it. 3. Be careful...
    ... and demand a non-quinolone antibiotic. The drugs Levaquin , Avelox, Cipro and Floxin have debilitating, even ... damage to the peripheral nervous system. I took both Levaquin and Avelox, and I now have full-blown Carpal Tunnel...
    ... OMG I have been on Levaquin for 2 days now and I had to stop because I got a...

  57. Why see a Dr. for a sinus infection?
    ... infections. I've been on 2 rounds this year alone ( Levaquin & Avelox). If sinus problems are the result of...

  58. Horrible Sinus Problems...PLEASE HELP!
    ... Prednisone (a steroid) in addition to 14 days of Avelox or Levaquin . The steroid reduces the inflammation, allowing the...

  59. sinus infection on one side of my face??
    ... that are commonly used to treat Sinus infections are Levaquin , Avelox, or in minor cases, Amoxicillan. 14 days...
    ... best (according to my doctor, who is a specialist). Levaquin works well also. If you still have problems, I...

  60. sinus headache??
    ... The MINIMUM treatment is 14 days on either Avelox or Levaquin , with 4-5 days of Prednisone. The Prednisone combats...
    ... The MINIMUM treatment is 14 days on either Avelox or Levaquin , with 4-5 days of Prednisone. The Prednisone combats...
    ... virtually no change in symptoms until day 13 of taking Levaquin ! 10 days would have been useless. The other thing...

  61. Sinus dizziness not going away!!
    ... feel like they are full of gunk. Last week I went on Levaquin after my nasal discharge turned yellow. The dizziness...
    ... feel like they are full of gunk. Last week I went on Levaquin after my nasal discharge turned yellow. The dizziness...
    ... putting me on Prednisone, and I will continue taking Levaquin -and then hope for the best. so don't panic. most...
    ... putting me on Prednisone, and I will continue taking Levaquin -and then hope for the best. so don't panic. most...
    ... you need to go get some antibiotics. I've been on Levaquin for 7 days now, and Prednisone for 2 1/2. There has...
    ... understand, Amoxicillan is not very effective. I'm on Levaquin currently (14 days). Go to [removed] There are...
    ... stop the inflammation, and to allow the antibiotic ( Levaquin ) to reach my sinus cavities and destroy the infection...
    ... stop the inflammation, and to allow the antibiotic ( Levaquin ) to reach my sinus cavities and destroy the infection...
    ... sinus inflammation and mucous buildup.she gave me levaquin which i am still on.before i had the mri done i had...
    ... stop the inflammation, and to allow the antibiotic ( Levaquin ) to reach my sinus cavities and destroy the infection...
    ... besides finding a hole in my eardrum. She rx'd me Levaquin . Since I dont' have any nasal discharge at all, I...
    ... river (and is still going). I would go pick up the Levaquin , at least as a precaution....
    ... made some progress this weekend, after 12 days of Levaquin , 3 days of Prednisone, lots of irrigation, and just...
    ... made some progress this weekend, after 12 days of Levaquin , 3 days of Prednisone, lots of irrigation, and just...

  62. sinusitis
    ... help. SO, I went to see an ENT dr,and she gave me levaquin to take for 3 weeks, which did not help either. This...

  63. sinus headaches and congestion, but no infection
    ... and Throat specialist who put me on the anti-biotic Levaquin for 10 days. It seemed to have worked. But then in...

  64. Sinus infection from hell! (cross-post from general forum)
    ... caved on Friday, took one dose and have hives from Levaquin . THis one has worked well for me until now. I was...
    ... infrequently to avoid resistant strain organisms. Levaquin : Pretty good drug, effective for sinusitis and upper...

  65. Sinus problems or allergies,u tell me
    ... poured a glass of water into them! I am now taking Levaquin for 3 weeks and a decongestant. I have to go back...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Have the thyroid gland removed or have it destroyed with radiation?
    ... my BP goes very low! The worst time I had was with levaquin , don't want to take it again. Tried it 3 times, and...

  2. Synthroid-Increasing dosage difficulty
    ... nasty sinus infection during this time and was taking Levaquin (antibiotic) and Sinus medicine (with decongestant...

  3. Where to begin??
    ... antibiotics before your surgery. I had to get on levaquin for three weeks before my tonsillectomy, adnoidectomy...


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