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I am taking levaquin and experienced now twice after taking

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I am taking levaquin and experienced now twice after taking it almost a weird hallucination type experience, sever tension and tightening in my head, confusion and General terrible feeling. I took a xanax and it actually helped. I only take Xanax usually with my migraine medication to help it subside. Why am I reacting this way to levaquin. I felt almost psychotic type feeling, out of my mind.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
Levaquine belongs to fluoroquinolone class.
This class does have these side effects likely due to the hypersensitivity of the nervous system.
This warrants discontinuation of levaquin.
The symptoms subside after discontinuation.
Please discuss with your doctor also.
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