Dr. Linda Martin, Dr. Alan Redd, David Melvin, and John Fratti submitted an abstract for the UMDF Symposium on behalf of the FQ community. We are pleased to announce that, after being peer-reviewed by the UMDF Abstract Review Committee, their abstract was selected as a poster for the Symposium.
“You can’t do what I do and think the drug companies don’t notice you.” With the media scrutiny and the Citizen Petitions filed over the last year you can bet that Bennett has gotten the attention of some very powerful entities; entities that are going to push back in an effort to silence or undermine our message.
Charles Bennett MD PhD Chair of the Center for Economic Excellence in Medication Safety and Efficacy, Bennett-flashUniversity of South Carolina will be speaking at the PharmedOut’s 5th Annual Conference on June 11-12, 2015 at Georgetown University about Fluoroquinolones..
The FDA has also failed to act on the Citizen’s petition for FQ Psychiatric adverse events submitted by Dr. Bennett and SONAR submitted in September of 2014.
More than 3,000 people have died after taking one of these antibiotics and hundreds of thousands of people have been damaged by these antibiotics. We can wait no longer. These deaths and destroyed lives were preventable.
The FDA has been derelict in their duty to fully warn the general public of the dangers these drugs pose to the general public. Its time for everyone to write in and be heard.
Recently an internal memo dated April 17, 2013, issued by the Food and Drug Administration’s Center Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology, was obtained through the freedom of information act shows the FQs in a damning light.