Pharmaceutical companies hide, ignore, or misrepresent evidence about new drugs; distort the medical literature; and misrepresent products to prescribing physicians.
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.
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.
Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics are Chemotherapeutic agents in their method of action and adverse event profile.
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
You Should Know About Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics and this brief video tells you why.
If doctors and politicians only see the watered down messages they will not be motivated to change the status quo and more than likely it will be perpetuated indefinitely.
This is a good high profile opportunity for us to continue to warn the general public, family and friends about the dangers posed by the Fluoroquinolones.
One hundred patients who went to the Emergency Room and received a Fluoroquinolone were studied, in ninety nine of those cases, errors were made with the Fluoroquinolone!
I am ecstatic about the new label changes. But given the FDA’s past track record, I will not happy until every medical professional, who has the ability to prescribe a FQ, is familiar with the label changes and safety precautions.
It is this author’s opinion, that anything based on the quinoline pharmacophore synthetic or not, whose history can be traced all the way back to the cinchona tree, has a unique propensity for toxic damage in the human body.
I think it was no coincidence that the FDA denied the mitochondrial citizen petition during the same time frame that they approved label changes. Right now the FDA is not acknowledging even the risk of mitochondrial toxicity.