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Avelox

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Other Names: Moxifloxacin

Levaquin

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/ 23,509 posts
Other Names: Levofloxacin
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 4,747 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 23,509 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Moxifloxacin is a fourth-generation synthetic fluoroquinolone antibacterial agent developed by Bayer AG (initially called BAY 12-8039). It is marketed worldwide (as the hydrochloride) under the brand names Avelox, Avalox, and Avelon for... Read more on Wikipedia
Levofloxacin is a synthetic chemotherapeutic antibiotic of the fluoroquinolone drug class and is used to treat severe or life-threatening bacterial infections or bacterial infections that have failed to respond to other antibiotic classes. It is sold und... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Dee
May 24, 2014
Dee wrote
Levaquin 750
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By Ruinedbyleviquin
April 12, 2014
Ruinedbyleviquin wrote
Do some research before you take this drug
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By Teri Barnett
March 12, 2014
Teri Barnett wrote
Rotator Cuff Pain
Have you tried natural herbs for the inflammation? There are several natural herbal remedies that help with that and sleep. Also stay well hydrated with electrolytes.best of luck..
mary  |  May 4, 2014
I had the same problem with Levaquin, torn rotator cuff and torn meniscus in my knee. Had surgery and still messed up.
Linda  |  March 18, 2014
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By Chris
January 6, 2014
Chris wrote
Levaquin
my last refill 11/8/14 was qualitest brand and it was like taking nothing.my phar said they just take what ever they send them so i will get my drugs by calling around first no more junk for me.
jim  |  November 17, 2014
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By Tina
January 5, 2014
Tina wrote
Avelox = headache, drowsiness, and serious lower back pain!!!
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By titus
December 6, 2013
titus wrote
avelox
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By Leviquin
November 5, 2013
Leviquin wrote
Difficulty walking, pain in toes a d did have pain in legs
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By Lee
November 1, 2013
Lee wrote
Levaquin. Insomnia
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By lee sedwick md
October 2, 2013
lee sedwick md wrote
tendonitis and insomnia after taking levoquin
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What patients are saying about Avelox vs. Levaquin

837 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
of side effects from taking 5 pills of Levaquin. Everyone...
...effects. My father took Avelox (same family as ...14 days of Avelox and he didn't get any of its side effects even though he ...got lots of side effects from taking 5 pills of Levaquin. Eve...
made me very anxious and suffered hyperventilation. I...
...I was first started using Avelox for 7 days and switched to Levaquin 250 mg. twice ...8 days. I switched antibotics because Avelox made me very anxious and suffered hyperventilation. I had ...
Avelox got the job done. No funky side effects. No yeast...
...fairly limited. Avelox worked VERY quickly and VERY well for me. I didn't ...I have had problems with Levaquin making my ...scary!}, but Avelox got the job done. No funky side effects. No...
in December and am still suffering with pain and weakness...
...symptoms such as the ones you describe. I took avelox in Oct. and Levaquin in December and am still suffering with pain and weakness. I will not take any of these drugs...
Anyway regardless of my infection...I had no side effects...
I personally highly recommend Levaquin. I recently completed a ...took a z-pak and avelox and my infection came back after each). Anyway regardless of my infection...I had no side effects at all. I...
younger sis also had problems with levaquin after taking it...
Sandy, Avelox, levaquin and one other antibiotic ...summer after she had been on avelox. Her legs were hurting ...My younger sis also had problems with levaquin after taking it several...
Cipro and Avelox with no problem. But the Levaquin gave...
...have taken both Cipro and Avelox with no problem. But the Levaquin gave me tendinitis in the ...problems with the Cipro and Avelox in the past, my doctor ...the same doc that gave me the Leva...
taking Avelox. The Avelox did nothing, so I was prescribed...
...extremely \"stuffed up\". I also had a fever for 2 days. I was told I had a sinus infection, and started taking Avelox. The Avelox did nothing, so I was prescribed Levaquin today. I began taking th...
in my elbows, neuropathy, vasculitis, chronic tendonitis...
...now. I took Levaquin & Avelox in early 2004, and ended up with permanent nerve damage in my elbows, neuropathy, vasculitis, chronic tendonitis in my ...agents -designer drugs. Avelox and Tequi...
had a horrible anaphylactic reaction to Avelox. Don't take...
...such as Cipro, Avelox, and Levaquin can cause direct histamine ...anaphylaxis. I had a horrible anaphylactic reaction to Avelox. Don't take any ...Apparently Doxycycline can also cause dire...
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