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My dad is a vegan who exercises regularly. He got a virus and the Dr. put him on levaquin. The next day he felt awful. Dizzy, weak, can't sleep. Later that night he blacked out cracked his head open, went to hospital and ended up with a pacemaker. They gave him another dose of levaquin before releasing him and he feels horrible. Do you think any of this is due to levaquin? Should he stop taking it?
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Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 years ago
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Absolutely it could be due to levaquin

it is known to cause heart arrhythmias

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Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 years ago

Please don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it :)

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