My Quin Story Blog

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T-Shirt Fundraiser For Fluoroquinolone Awareness

Please help support our fundraising t-shirt campaign, which will provide visual awareness to the eyes of the world, and assist us with operating costs. We have designed a t-shirt to help bring FQ awareness to the general public, but this cannot happen without your assistance.

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Yet Another FDA Failure: PatientsLikeMe®

Why would the FDA make such an outrageous decision to enter into an unprecedented agreement to monitor post-marketing drug surveillance with a private company run by ex-pharmaceutical executives? The FDA would be better off looking at its FAERS data. If they did, they would see drug signals that they have ignored, especially for FQ’s.

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Researching Fluoroquinolone Toxicity: The Personal Cost of Research

“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.

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Antibiotics After Fluoroquinolones – Survey

Many floxed folks are faced with having to take another antibiotic after having a reaction to fluoroquinolones.  One of the most common questions I get asked is “what have others said about their experiences...

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Slippery Elm

I suffer from gastritis post Fluoroquinolones (FQ). I have found one of the hardest places to help is the upper part of the stomach and or the lower esophagus. Enter slippery elm.

Why I Have Withdrawn Support From The QVF

It is my regret to inform those reading, as a founding member and first director of the Quinolone Vigilance Foundation (QVF), I am forced to withdraw my support of the QVF and have no confidence in its current leadership.