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Does Levaquin injection cause hallucinations and arm ache?

I was given levaquin injection 1st- then 750mg tablets a few years ago for pneumonia -- I started having hallucinations & discontinued the Rx.the next year I had a case of shingles, since that time I have seen the dr. for shoulder & upper arm pain & have been diagnosed with( I can not remember the name of the problem,) There are lots of little calcifications & a few large ones around the head of my humerus & down the muscle. Also I have some arthritis in the joint. can any of this have been caused from the drug?
Mon, 30 Apr 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

It may cause Hallucinations, Tendonitis, Tendon calcification, and rupture.

Taking long-term may not good for health, so please consult your treating doctor as he will examine and treat you with alternative medicine.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu
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