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Cardiac Arrest, Coma (8425146-2)
on Jun 01, 2012 Female from BELGIUM , 40 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • bronchitis
and was treated with Avelox. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avelox side effects: cardiac arrest, coma. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg, Qd.
Associated medications used:
  • Sympathomimetics
Patient was hospitalized.

Pneumonia, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Urinary Tract Infection Pseudomonal (8422011-1)
Patient was taking Avelox. Patient felt the following Avelox side effects: pneumonia, deep vein thrombosis, urinary tract infection pseudomonal on Sep 19, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 81 years of age, . Avelox dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Nystatin
  • Amikacin
  • Morphine
  • Zometa
  • Blood (blood And Related Products)
  • Gabapentin
  • Seroquel
  • Duoneb
Patient was hospitalized.

Cold Sweat, Fear, Panic Reaction, Nausea, Nightmare, Anger (8419701-3)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 04, 2012 by a Female taking Avelox (Dosage: 400 Mg Tab Qd Po) was diagnosed with
  • chronic sinusitis
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 27 years of age, weighting 165.0 lb, After Avelox was administered, patient encountered several Avelox side effects: cold sweat, fear, panic reaction, nausea, nightmare, anger.

Myalgia, Tendon Pain, Arthralgia (8417332-2)
on May 23, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • sinusitis
  • anxiety
and was treated with Avelox. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avelox side effects: myalgia, tendon pain, arthralgia. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg, Once.
Associated medications used:
  • Klonopin



Dermatitis Bullous (8401311-5)
on May 29, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 80 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • bronchitis
and was treated with Avelox. Patient felt the following Avelox side effects: dermatitis bullous. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg, Qd.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Medicine For Heart


Oropharyngeal Pain, Anxiety, Dyspnoea, Mood Altered, Aggression, Asthenia, Insomnia, Oral Candidiasis, Mental Impairment (8401296-1)
Patient was taking Avelox. After Avelox was administered, patient encountered several Avelox side effects: oropharyngeal pain, anxiety, dyspnoea, mood altered, aggression, asthenia, insomnia, oral candidiasis, mental impairment on May 30, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 81 years of age, weighting 154.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • pneumonia
and. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg Daily Oral By I.v. In Hospital. Patient was hospitalized.

Oxygen Saturation Decreased, Blood Pressure Decreased, Muscular Weakness, Movement Disorder, Diarrhoea, Wheezing, Obstructive Airways Disorder, Disorientation, Abasia (8397546-0)
Adverse event was reported on May 29, 2012 by a Female taking Avelox (Dosage: 400mg Once Po) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 140.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avelox side effects: oxygen saturation decreased, blood pressure decreased, muscular weakness, movement disorder, diarrhoea, wheezing, obstructive airways disorder, disorientation, abasia. Patient was hospitalized.

Sensory Disturbance, Myalgia, Neuralgia, Movement Disorder (8394581-3)
on May 25, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 28 years of age, weighting 250.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • post procedural infection
and was treated with Avelox. Patient felt the following Avelox side effects: sensory disturbance, myalgia, neuralgia, movement disorder. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg Twice Per Day Po.

Arthralgia, Burning Sensation, Muscular Weakness, Pain In Extremity, Limb Discomfort (8392097-1)
on May 24, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 56 years of age, was treated with Avelox. After Avelox was administered, patient encountered several Avelox side effects: arthralgia, burning sensation, muscular weakness, pain in extremity, limb discomfort. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Rescue Inhaler
  • Steroid Inhaler


Vomiting, Pyrexia, Aphagia, Somnolence (8388010-3)
Patient was taking Avelox. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avelox side effects: vomiting, pyrexia, aphagia, somnolence on May 23, 2012 from BRAZIL Additional patient health information: Male , 18 years of age, weighting 185.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • acute sinusitis
and. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg, Qd.

Rash Erythematous, Rash Pustular (8381898-1)
Adverse event was reported on May 23, 2012 by a Male taking Avelox (Dosage: 400 Mg 1 Tablet/daily) was diagnosed with
  • cough
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 64 years of age, weighting 175.0 lb, Patient felt the following Avelox side effects: rash erythematous, rash pustular.

Dermatitis Bullous, Hepatic Failure, Malaise, Acquired Epidermolysis Bullosa, Pemphigoid, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Mallory-weiss Syndrome, Mechanical Ventilation, Haematemesis (8380704-9)
on May 18, 2012 Male from CANADA , 67 years of age, weighting 231.5 lb, was diagnosed with
  • pneumonia
and was treated with Avelox. After Avelox was administered, patient encountered several Avelox side effects: dermatitis bullous, hepatic failure, malaise, acquired epidermolysis bullosa, pemphigoid, depressed level of consciousness, mallory-weiss syndrome, mechanical ventilation, haematemesis. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg, Qd. Patient was hospitalized.

Confusional State, Cognitive Disorder (8377769-7)
on May 18, 2012 Male from CANADA , 90 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • localised infection
  • osteomyelitis
and was treated with Avelox. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avelox side effects: confusional state, cognitive disorder. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg, Qd.

Hypokalaemia, Syncope, Malaise, Torsade De Pointes, Vomiting (8376664-7)
Patient was taking Avelox. Patient felt the following Avelox side effects: hypokalaemia, syncope, malaise, torsade de pointes, vomiting on May 21, 2012 from BELGIUM Additional patient health information: Female , 19 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • mononucleosis syndrome
and. Avelox dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Motilium
  • Amoxicillin (Unk)


Cerebral Infarction (8376536-8)
Adverse event was reported on May 16, 2012 by a Female taking Avelox (Dosage: 400 Mg, Unk) . Location: UNITED STATES , 17 years of age, weighting 133.0 lb, After Avelox was administered, patient encountered several Avelox side effects: cerebral infarction.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Ciprofloxacin Hcl (500 Mg, Unk)
  • Tylenol
  • Zithromax (250 Mg, Unk)
  • Colazal (750 Mg, Unk)
  • Protonix
  • Hyoscyamine (0.125 Mg, Unk)
  • Yaz
  • Bismuth Subsalicylate
Patient was hospitalized.

Hepatitis Acute, Renal Failure Acute, Hypotension, Cholelithiasis, Hepatic Failure, Hepatic Necrosis, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, Lymphadenopathy (8375891-2)
on May 17, 2012 Female from CANADA , 23 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • respiratory disorder
  • contraception
and was treated with Avelox. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avelox side effects: hepatitis acute, renal failure acute, hypotension, cholelithiasis, hepatic failure, hepatic necrosis, toxic epidermal necrolysis, lymphadenopathy. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg, Qd.
Associated medications used:
  • Alesse (Unk Unk, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Bronchitis (8375481-1)
on Feb 03, 2011 Male from GERMANY , 77 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetic foot
and was treated with Avelox. Patient felt the following Avelox side effects: bronchitis. Avelox dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Myalgia, Migraine, Rash Erythematous, Rash Pruritic, Oedema Peripheral, Pyrexia, Tendonitis, Arthralgia (8372714-2)
Patient was taking Avelox. After Avelox was administered, patient encountered several Avelox side effects: myalgia, migraine, rash erythematous, rash pruritic, oedema peripheral, pyrexia, tendonitis, arthralgia on May 17, 2012 from CANADA Additional patient health information: Male , 43 years of age, weighting 273.4 lb, was diagnosed with
  • otitis externa
and. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg, Qd.

Nightmare, Insomnia, Depersonalisation, Joint Crepitation, Arthralgia, Amnesia, Cognitive Disorder, Fatigue (8369569-9)
Adverse event was reported on May 17, 2012 by a Female taking Avelox (Dosage: 1 10 Days Po) was diagnosed with
  • pneumonia
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 50 years of age, weighting 120.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avelox side effects: nightmare, insomnia, depersonalisation, joint crepitation, arthralgia, amnesia, cognitive disorder, fatigue.
Associated medications used:
  • Supplements


Nausea, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Pneumonia (8368478-9)
on May 04, 2012 Female from GERMANY , 56 years of age, weighting 174.2 lb, was treated with Avelox. Patient felt the following Avelox side effects: nausea, upper respiratory tract infection, pneumonia. Avelox dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Enbrel (50 Mg, Weekly)
  • Spiro Comp. (Unk)
  • Methotrexate (7.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Torsemide (10 Mg, Unk)
  • Cortisone Acetate (3 Mg, Unk)


Respiratory Failure, Chest Discomfort, Anaphylactic Reaction, Pruritus (8357993-X)
on May 10, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 37 years of age, weighting 180.8 lb, was diagnosed with
  • soft tissue infection
and was treated with Avelox. After Avelox was administered, patient encountered several Avelox side effects: respiratory failure, chest discomfort, anaphylactic reaction, pruritus. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg, Once. Patient was hospitalized.

Unevaluable Event, Abasia, Oedema Peripheral, Pain In Extremity, Joint Swelling, Arthralgia (8357934-5)
Patient was taking Avelox. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avelox side effects: unevaluable event, abasia, oedema peripheral, pain in extremity, joint swelling, arthralgia on May 09, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 50 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • pneumonia
and. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg, Qd.
Associated medications used:
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
  • Codeine
  • Azithromycin (5 Day Z-pack)


Anaphylactic Reaction, Pruritus, Respiratory Failure, Chest Discomfort (8357901-1)
Adverse event was reported on May 10, 2012 by a Male taking Avelox (Dosage: 400 Mg, Once) was diagnosed with
  • soft tissue infection
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 37 years of age, weighting 180.8 lb, Patient felt the following Avelox side effects: anaphylactic reaction, pruritus, respiratory failure, chest discomfort. Patient was hospitalized.

Pain In Extremity, Atelectasis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Hypoxia, Lethargy, Syncope, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Infarction, Oedema Peripheral (8352464-9)
on May 03, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 41 years of age, weighting 154.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • bronchitis
  • bronchospasm
  • acne
and was treated with Avelox. After Avelox was administered, patient encountered several Avelox side effects: pain in extremity, atelectasis, deep vein thrombosis, hypoxia, lethargy, syncope, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary infarction, oedema peripheral. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg Tablet Daily For 5 Days. Patient was hospitalized.

Lip Swelling, Hypersensitivity, Dry Mouth, Glossitis, Stomatitis Haemorrhagic, Oral Pain, Oral Mucosal Blistering (8348930-2)
on May 08, 2012 Male from BELGIUM , 50 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • respiratory tract infection
and was treated with Avelox. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avelox side effects: lip swelling, hypersensitivity, dry mouth, glossitis, stomatitis haemorrhagic, oral pain, oral mucosal blistering. Avelox dosage: 400 Mg, Qd.

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Alternative AVELOX Names:MOXIFLOXA

Active Ingredient: MOXIFLOXA

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 5571. View Avelox Adverse Reports

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Reported deaths: 437

Reported hospitalizations: 1765

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