Levaquin Leva-pak Side Effects

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  1. link Awefuldrug
    Levaquin caused my son to have a "distonic" reaction
    My son is ONLY 16 and an Urgent Care doctor perscribed him this!!! After 2 pills, my son develoeped Distonia. He could not speak, and his jaw was crooked and his face could not stop twitching. Help me to know of any others this has happend to..... is - 28% more...
    Awefuldrug- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  2. link Denisec2
    I have taken levaquin in past with no problems, but took second dose for sinus infection and about 4 hrs later, my arms went back with tremors, little left facial twitch and head tremors then I just froze, count move my head/neck/arms, I thought I wa - 78% more...
    Denisec2- over a year ago
  3. link Bluehen
    My wife was prescribed Levaquine in Jan 1998, within 24 hours she was violently ill, could not lift her arms, head was numb, the next day began having tremors or seizures. Could not speak well, could not get her right leg to move forward. No Dr's had - 85% more...
    Bluehen- over a year ago
  4. link Karlatx
    Levaquin Leva-Pak numbness in left arm, heart murmur, extreme nausea, tingling in hands and feet, tingling in hands
    I took it for 3 days with extreme nausea, some heart racing, palpitations, headache, restless leg and insomnia. Then 4th day, I was afraid I needed to go to the ER - extreme heart racing, palpitations, numbness in left arm, tingling in hands and feet - 68% more...
    Karlatx- over a year ago - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  5. link Sidda
    Levaquin Leva-Pak sinus infection, levaquin 750, stomach pain, levaquin, antibiotic
    Had a sinus infection that was not responding to other antibiotics. Took a levaquin 750 at 5:30 this AM got up for work at 6:30 and was extremely dizzy, had a major headache and also thought that I was going to vomit. Incredible stomach pain, this la - 51% more...
    Sidda- over a year ago - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  6. link Patient
    Levaquin Leva-Pak vision doctors, initial symptoms, september 19th, having a heart attack, heart attack
    September 19th 2008 Initial symptoms heart racing, tremors, blurred vision doctors should say you could not drive when taking Leva-pak 750. It is dangerous! I almost passed out and I thought I was having a heart attack while driving. September 20-22 - 17% more...
    Patient- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  7. link Karengeorgebsrn
    Levaquin Leva-Pak bs rn, professional nurse, karen george, passing urine, body frame
    I am a professional nurse with extreme allergies; however, please for you own benefit consult your physician but do not stop taking it unless he or she states adverse or of course, you have some reaction requiring emergency medical assistance (911). - 76% more...
    Karengeorgebsrn- over a year ago - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  8. link Rdm
    not eliminating all uti symptoms
    Took the whole 5 dose pack as directed. The symptoms of the lower urinary tract have subsided but the back ache (kidney and pelvic area) have not lessened. Does this mean a longer course is needed or the medication is not effective for this infection
    Rdm- over a year ago - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  9. link C1977
    Drinking with levi-pak
    Is a couple of beers going to make iinefective?
    C1977- over a year ago - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  10. link Jhmorgan
    Levaquin Leva-Pak shoulder weakness
    candid,shoulder weakness pain,patella tendinitis
    Jhmorgan- over a year ago - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  11. link Kimbob
    Levaquin Leva-Pak potassium supplements, low potassium, levaquin, stiffness, leaflet
    Took it for 7 days (of a 14-day course) and after 4 days I was getting weaker and weaker, and developing pain and stiffness in my muscles and joints. I started sleeping excessively and felt that all of the life had been drained from me. I finally wen - 68% more...
    Kimbob- over a year ago - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  12. link Lford
    Levaquin Leva-Pak leva pak, virus infection, levaquin, first night, fog
    I was prescribed Levaquin Leva-Pak for a UTI and severe virus infection. I took the first pill last night after dinner. I DID NOT SLEEP AT ALL!!! I slept better the first night home from the hospital with a new born. It was horrible. My heart was rac - 49% more...
    Lford- over a year ago - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  13. link Lford
    Levaquin Leva-Pak leva pak, severe sinus infection, sinus infection, levaquin, wink
    I was prescribed Levaquin Leva-Pak for a UTI and severe sinus infection. I took the first pill last night. I DID NOT SLEEP A WINK!!! I am so exhausted and i feel like im in a fog. I will not be taking this medication again, and personaly i feel that - 18% more...
    Lford- over a year ago - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  14. link Tsaann01
    Levaquin Leva-Pak leva pak, severe sinus infection, sinus infection, ear infection, sleep
    I have been on Leva-pak for 2 days and have not been able to sleep. I have been sleeping for an hour at a time, I then wake up and can't sleep again for another hour. I AM EXHAUSTED!!!! I am taking it for a severe sinus infection and double ear infec - 2% more...
    Tsaann01- over a year ago - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  15. link Aleitzel
    Levaquin Leva-Pak human guinea pigs, medication, fda, tingling lips, extreme weakness
    I gave to husband this morning and he is not himself, called doctor she said stop taking. BUT she prescribes to all her patients. She will keep in mind, my comments. He is extremely disoriented and in a fog, after ONE PILL! Who can help? This should - 41% more...
    Aleitzel- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  16. link Holycow
    hi, My mother who is recovering from bleeding ulcers , has now developed bronchitis. She too , after one dose become confused and somewhat beligerent, as well as parinoid. When i mentioned this to the doctor he poo poo it. We took her off it right aw - 13% more...
    Holycow- over a year ago
  17. link Jennysinger
    I'm so glad I found this website! We also went to an urgent care clinic and my husband was prescribed levaquin for a bronchial and ear infection. He kept complaining of severe nausea,tingling lips,heart racing and extreme weakness. He is trying to qu - 49% more...
    Jennysinger- over a year ago
  18. link Mandycutiejo
    Levaquin Leva-Pak sinus infection, chest pains, levaquin, left shoulder, torso
    Given Levaquin to treat a sinus infection and have developed chest pains within 6 hours of first dose. Pains are only on left side of torso, dull on left side, but extremely sharp in left shoulder. Will NEVER take this again!
    Mandycutiejo- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  19. link Ammy
    Yes Generic Levaquin causing chest pain is one of the most serious side effect. Were you taking any other medications along with generic levaquin. you can look at the medicines that interact with generic levaquin that increase the intensity of side e - 20% more...
    Ammy- over a year ago
  20. link Marsh
    Levaquin Leva-Pak levaquin, stiffness, marsh, joints, nsaid drugs
    Took Levaquin for twp weeks and now can hardly walk in the morning. The pain and stiffness in my joints is really bad.Could this be the cause? It did"t start till I used this. Marsh
    Marsh- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  21. link Marsh
    Relax and just wait, it will be a long while maybe but you will be better. I found that babying yourself and your knees especially helps but NOTHING stops the pain and you just have to endure the lasting effects of this "WONDER DRUG"!!! Marsh
    Marsh- over a year ago
  22. link Lindaheck
    I took Levaquin for 8 days and stopped ....I ached so much and could hardly walk up and down my stairs.. Became dizzy and Dr did lab work and my sugar was high which I have never had problems with before and was dehydrated...The Doctors do not think - 51% more...
    Lindaheck- over a year ago
  23. link Aleitzel
    What is being done about this ?
    What do I do with the remaining pills I paid for when the doctor said don't take, they cost $25.ea.
    Aleitzel- over a year ago - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  24. link Awefuldrug
    Levaquin Leva-Pak perscribed, benadryl, rite aid, care doctor, aweful
    An Urgent Care doctor perscribed this to my 16 year old son. We do trust our doctors, but apparently this is NOT to be given to minors. After ONLY the 2 pill, my son could not hardly speak, his jaw was so so crooked, I thought he was having a stroke! - 69% more...
    Awefuldrug- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  25. link Aleitzel
    I just spoke with our doctor about my husbands side effects, she said don't take any more. Then I told her what I found on this site. She said she gives all her, even JUVINILE CLIENTS Levaquin and they never reported a problem to her but she will kee - 45% more...
    Aleitzel- over a year ago
  26. link Aleitzel
    Levaquin Leva-Pak cold flashes, stomach
    Hot,cold flashes, disorientation, stomach upset, feeling foggy after one pill.
    Aleitzel- over a year ago - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  27. link Cyclist
    Levaquin Leva-Pak base of my skull, ringing ears, sinus infection, vivid dreams, queasiness
    I'm in my ninth day of a ten day regimen of Levaquin for treatment of a sinus infection. I suppose I have fared better than most on this board. I Googled Levaquin and ringing ears due to a recent onset of that symptom. I have also had a mild, nagging - 72% more...
    Cyclist- over a year ago - in Levaquin Leva-Pak
  28. link Kwetsel
    Levaquin Leva-Pak levaquin 750, levaquin, care physician, uti, wink
    I was given samples of Levaquin 750 mg by an urgent care physician for a UTI. Fortunately, he only gave me 3 pills because I did not sleep a wink for 72 hours. My heart raced and I was concerned that I could not rest. The first day that I did not tak - 43% more...
    Kwetsel- over a year ago - in Levaquin Leva-Pak