How many of you have taken Fluoroquinolones? They are antibiotics that are commonly used to treat a variety of illnesses such as respiratory and urinary tract infections. These medicines include ciprofloxacin (Cipro), gemifloxacin (Factive), levofloxacin (Levaquin), moxifloxacin (Avelox), norfloxacin (Noroxin), and ofloxacin (Floxin).
They cause a variety of symptoms and the list is mounting. Tendinitis, Nerve Issues, Sleep Problems, Digestive Challenges, Depression, lack of energy, hypertension, aorta problems, and more.
These meds have been around since 1978. I have probably had them prescribed no fewer than 5x. They now have warnings per the FDA, but most MDs are either unaware or underaware.
I wanted to post this to spread the word. If at all possible, ask for a non-flouroquinalone antibiotic if you absolutely need one. I tell all MDs and hospitals I am allergic to it just to be sure they don’t accidentally give it to me in a new, brand named product.