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Ibuprofen vs. Levaquin for Ear Infection

Ibuprofen

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Other Names: Advil   Motrin   Nurofen   Ibu   Midol

Levaquin

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Other Names: Levofloxacin
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Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain... 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
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Levaquin
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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 omer
October 28, 2013
omer wrote
its works for me
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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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By Bang Thai
September 30, 2013
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What patients are saying about Ibuprofen vs. Levaquin

177 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
been taking ibuprofen and using ice and seems to be helping...
...levaquin 3 years ago for sinus infection without problems. After ...9 I had fluid on the top of both knees with stiffness and pain. Have been taking ibuprofen and using ice and seems to be helpi...
ankles, ibuprofin I took Levaquin for 10 days and then...
Levaquin Tendon pain, prostatitis, 59 years, ...I took Levaquin for 10 days and ...2nd course of tx. I was also taking ibuprofin, which disguised some of the symptoms. Weekend before last, I...
prescribed Levaquin on 10/31/13 for recurrent UTI. Within...
...prescribed Levaquin on 10/31/13 for recurrent ...I could barely walk. I tried heating pad and ibuprofen without relief. It has been over ...I will never take Levaquin again and strongly rec...
took Levaquin for 10 days and then 15 days for prostatitis....
...Levaquin for 10 days ...worth) I started getting muscle and tendon pain after 13 days of 2nd course of tx. I was also taking ibuprofin, which disguised some of the symptoms. Weekend before las...
I wish my husband knew about this before he started Levaquin...
...taking Ibuprofen. It exacerbates the levaquin symptoms. Be super careful ...achilles tendonitis and Levaquin. Good luck. I ...about this before he started Leva...
Can I take Ibuprofen and tylenol while taking the levaquin
...am taking LevaQuin and I have ...bad toothache. Can I take Ibuprofen and tylenol while taking the le...
pain medication. Ibuprofen worked for me. Naproxin has its...
Levaquin Pain medication, naproxin, ibuprofen It's good that your tests ...do take the pain medication. Ibuprofen worked for me. Naproxin has its own...
headache while taking Levaquin? Ibuprofen with levaquin is...
Can I take ibuprofen for a headache while taking Levaquin? Ibuprofen with levaquin is not...
take Ibuprophen while taking Levaquin 750 mg? Probably not...
Can you take Ibuprophen while taking Levaquin 750 mg? Probably not such ...to do so. Using ibuprofen together with levofloxacin may ...you wanting to take the ibuprofen for? Acetaminophen could...
to know. I usually use the Ibuprofen 600, but since I am on...
...know. I usually use the Ibuprofen 600, but since I am on Levaquin for the sinus/lung infection I can't take ...have to take the tylenol. I think ...gets bad again. My ribs feel better after t...
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