If you have taken antibiotics in the Fluoroquinolone class belonging to Cipro and Levaquin, you should read this article. If you haven't heard of long-term fluoroquinolone-associated disability, then pay attention. Fluoroquinolones are a frequently prescribed class of broad-spectrum antibiotics that are FDA-approved to treat or prevent certain bacterial infections including respiratory and urinary tract infections. Fluoroquinolones can [...]
FDA Finds Some of the Most Commonly Prescribed Antibiotics from 1995-2016 have "Disabling Side Effects" – What Should You Do?
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics were the most commonly prescribed antibiotics in the United States from 1995 until 2016. Fluoroquinolone antibiotics (herein referred to as FQ’s) include: ciprofloxacin (Cipro), norafloxacin (Noroxin), levofloxacin (Levaquin/ Quixin), gatifloxacin (Tequin), moxifloxacin (Avelox), and ofloxacin (Ocuflox/ Floxin/ Floxacin). You might be prescribed FQ’s for: urinary tract infections, pneumonia, bronchitis, sinusitis, bronchitis, and/ or [...]