LEVAQUIN EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

OB-GYN Fails to Recognize Symptoms of Infection LEVAQUIN Expert Case

OB-GYN Fails to Recognize Symptoms of Infection

…  to calm and sedate her, and a stronger antibiotic, Levaquin. No tests were done to determine the cause of the respiratory problem, …

ENT Fails to Mention Adverse Side Effect LEVAQUIN Expert Case

ENT Fails to Mention Adverse Side Effect

…  an Achilles tendon rupture as a result of being prescribed Levaquin. The patient was referred to an ENT after he started experiencing …  The diagnosis of sinusitis was made and he was started on Levaquin. The physician explained that his symptoms should start to subside. …

Stevens Johnson Syndrome Goes Untreated in Patient LEVAQUIN Expert Case

Stevens Johnson Syndrome Goes Untreated in Patient

…  It was at this point she was treated with Prednisone and Levaquin. After 3 days, the patient presented to the ER when she felt like she …  physician decided to prescribe another 500MG IV dosage of Levaquin for the patient. An unspecified allergic reaction was noted in the …

Unadjusted Dose of Antibiotics Causes Death LEVAQUIN Expert Case

Unadjusted Dose of Antibiotics Causes Death

…  a patient who died nine months after taking 750mg of Levaquin for five days. The drug was prescribed for a suspected urinary tract …  failure and was on peritoneal dialysis at night.  The Levaquin instructions advised caution when prescribing in presence of renal …