Sadly, the FDA review states that children experience the same Levaquin Adverse Events as adults. This means that the children have the possibility of experiencing adverse events that are consistent with mitochondrial toxicity.
I have found that there is a great misconception by many, including doctors, about the concept of senescence. Most believe it is just simply ‘old age’, but its far more....
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.
When researchers have the mindset that the current usable formulary of FQ’s is a goal to reach based on safety and efficacy then the premise of their research is flawed.
Theoretically, the use of pharmaceuticals, even those that are not designated antibiotics, can exert negative influences on your body’s microbiome and contribute to antibiotic resistance.
This insidious response from the medication creates the perfect storm in which it disguises itself so the patient and the doctor do not associate the adverse reaction with the medication.