The FDA is strengthening the current warnings in the prescribing information that the fluoroquinolone antibiotics may cause significant decreases in blood sugar and certain mental health side effects.
Drug’s that can mutate DNA and create a disease process are downright scary. They start the ball rolling on a pathology that often appears later on..
It is promising that such a prestigious journal covered the controversy of the FQ’s.
To those who are new to my plight or are unfamiliar with my personal situation, my life is delineated with a clear demarcation line. The life before taking Levaquin, a fluoroquinolone (FQ) antibiotic, and my life after. My healthy life before and my not so healthy life after. It is my story, my quin story, my life after Levaquin; Extremely healthy in one season, and a struggle with health the next.
After so many unremarkable tests, and so many years, some of the bigger pieces of the puzzle, for me, are starting to fall into place.
So the next time someone asks you ‘Why are these drugs still on the market?” even though you may not agree, you will at least know the answer.
Every once in a while I get the dubious honor of talking to a doctor who has been floxed. This conversation was a poignant example of dangerous the FQ’s are in our society
One culprit that is often overlooked in chronic Fluoroquinolone toxicity is small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, or SIBO.