Could hydrogen sulfide (H2S) be driving some of your chronic floxing symptoms? Evidently it is in a subset of individuals who are chronically floxed.
One culprit that is often overlooked in chronic Fluoroquinolone toxicity is small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, or SIBO.
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.
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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.
Have you taken a fluoroquinolone antibiotic such as Cipro (ciprofloxacin), Levaquin (levofloxacin), or Avelox (moxifloxacin)? Would you be willing to help in a survey-based medical research study?
Okay let’s face it, I don’t like taking medications any more than the next guy. However, it is an unfortunate fact that some floxed folks do have to take prescription medication. It is a guide to help those, who out of necessity find it necessary to obtain medication at a discount.
Many of us impacted by fluoroquinolone (FQ) antibiotics fear having dental work post floxing. These fears can be justified because of the treatment standards employed by dental doctors.
Glutathione, considered by some to be the body's master anti-oxidant, is involved amino acid transport, protein synthesis, the cell cycle, and plays integral role in methylation.
One of the results of nervous system damage or changescan be gastro-intestinal tract gastroparesis or dysmotility. Gastroparesis is a complex term for delayed stomach emptying which can be caused by the autonomic nervous system changes that can be done by the fluoroquinolones.
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.
"One common point of fear and trepidation keeps coming up; that is whether to use anti-anxiety medications during their fluoroquinolone reactions.