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.
My Quin Story Blog
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..
Our FQ team will be working closely with Dr. Golomb as she takes research to the next level in the near future. Stay tuned here as I will be sure to inform the FQ community of any pertinent developments with her, along with developments with other researchers that we work with.
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.
This website was created by a fellow floxie and friend to describe how Fluoroquinolone Toxicity (FQT) permanently damaged their Thyroid Hormone and Iodine metabolism (TH/Iodine metabolism).
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.
Do we welcome an organization into our midst that; employs former pharmaceutical execs? Sponsors events attended by pharmaceutical companies? Most of which have connections to Fluoroquinolones?