On June 10th, 2015 representatives from the Fluoroquinolone community met with Senate Staffers at the Dirksen Senate Building in Washington, D.C. to ensure pressure is maintained on the FDA in regards to updated warnings.
“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.
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?
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.