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... Hi that is an evil drug...I took it for a severe sinus infection and it affected my knees! I could barely stand without help! Even the slightest movement my knees hurt,it felt like they were on fire and just bone on bone. Finally after seaching online I found out this was one of many side affects...why is this stuff still available? I talked to my Doctor and switched to... (4 replies)
... ll over and was in a nasty mood. I stopped taking it after 4 or 5 days and the side effects lasted 4 to 6 weeks. Just like there are several types of Penicillin, Leviquin is a Floxin type antibiotic, which Cipro is one of them. ... (4 replies)
... After passing a kidney stone the doc put me on leviquin. After 3 days my achellies tendons started hurting ,had nightmares, sweated through sleepless nights and could not focus to read. Called doc he said STOP. That was 4 days ago and I still have the problems. Has anyone else had this? how long will it be painful just to walk across a room? Is there any way to make these side... (4 replies)

... Good advice. Doc has an idea that the bursitis is the problem! Keep telling him pain is not just in shoulder. Goes down the arm to just past elbow. Could there be a tear just from the leviquin? Thought that was from athletics and major exercise. I do keep trying to use it. Just sometimes it doesn't stretch so I can't even reach the top of my head! Sounds like you had a horrid... (8 replies)
... VERY BAD MEDICINE!!!!! I was given Levaqin following a laproscopic surgery in which I had 6 cycts removed between both ovaries. The day I was d/c from Christus Spohn in Corpus Christi I was given a Chricken sandwich. Subsequently over the next 6wks, I had chronic diarrhea. It was finally determined that I had C-diff reaction from the Levaqin and salmonnella from the... (4 replies)
... This is a terrible drug!!! Doc put me on naproxyn. Doesn't know if it will help becaues it's drug not physical problem. Also using ice because my heels,tendons swelled out of my flats! I also have both rotator cuff tendons stiff and sore. She couldn't find any mention of pain and/or swelling duration. Said she would research it because she didn't like not being able to help.... (4 replies)
... I'm the same way. I was able to take Leviquin with no problems for the last few years, but then the Doctor put me on Tikosyn and can not take it anymore. Now I'm in trouble if I get another infection. ... (4 replies)
... I did decide it was better just to try and get over everything all on my own and forget the antibiotics. It was worse when I was on them. I do believe it was the Leviquin that caused all the probs, but of course docs won't tell you that. I only know that I will never take it again, no matter if the doc says it wasn't it. ... (4 replies)




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