Serious Side Effects You May Not Have Been Warned About
We are currently investigating potential claims for anyone who has suffered an aortic aneurysm, aortic dissection, peripheral neuropathy, or cardiac valvulopathy during or after taking a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. We are also investigating claims related to the loss of a loved one due to these side effects.
Antibiotics You've Likely Taken for a UTI, Bronchitis, or Pneumonia
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics have been used for years to treat many different types of illnesses. If you've suffered from a respiratory infection, urinary tract infection, bone or joint infection, or another type of infection, it is possible that you may have taken a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. These popular antibiotics include: Brand Name (Generic)
Are You Suffering from These Serious Side Effects?
Recent studies have suggested fluoroquinolone antibiotics may place patients at risk for developing an aortic aneurysm, aortic dissection, peripheral neuropathy, and cardiac valvulopathy. These are life-threatening side effects that patients may not have been warned about.
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News & Info
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics have made headlines this year for their dangerous side effects – we’ve detailed these effects many times on our site. But now the Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors and antibiotic users of a new side effect: the degradation of collagen in tendons. What does this mean in laymen’s terms? In short, Continue Reading →
Antibiotic Resistant Illnesses Two million people die from antibiotic resistant illnesses each year, resulting in 23,000 deaths annually, the Centers for Disease Control reported recently. Why is this happening? The answer isn’t simple. Some believe pressure on doctors from patients explains some of the overprescribing. Anxious parents eager to get their child healthy again argue Continue Reading →
When you’re sick, a prescription for an antibiotic can seem like a life saver. In many cases, though, antibiotics do more harm than good. In 2011, the United States’ antibiotic use reached a fever pitch, with more than 23 million fluoroquinolone antibiotics prescribed. Not coincidentally, thousands of antibiotic lawsuits were also filed that year. Fluoroquinolone antibiotics Continue Reading →
Studies show that fluoroquinolone antibiotics place patients at increased risk for aortic dissection. Patients may not have been warned about this potentially life-threatening side effect when they were prescribed these antibiotics. An aortic dissection is defined as a separation or tear in the layers of the aorta. Aortic dissection can be fatal. What’s the Problem? Fluoroquinolone Continue Reading →
Studies show that fluoroquinolone antibiotics like Factive, Noroxin, Levaquin and Cipro can double or even triple the chances of aortic aneurysm occurring. It’s a life-threatening side effect that can cause the aorta to burst, causing severe internal bleeding that’s often fatal. What’s the Problem? Fluoroquinolone antibiotics can damage collagen in the body’s connective tissue, and are Continue Reading →