"The legal and Industry Guidance bars are not too high. The problem is that the FDA has failed to do its job regarding Fluoroquinolone antibiotic safety.", Dr. Charles Bennett, PharmedOut 2015
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..
We believe that our meeting, in addition to the extensive media attention, offers the best hope for action by the FDA on Fluoroquinolones to date.
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 is the final part in a two part hard hitting OP-ED series why WEGO Health is NOT consistent with Fluoroquinolone Community goals.
We must not let the FDA drop the ball and dismiss these legitimate serious concerns. We are asking everyone to email the FDA using the following letter.
The fox is constantly trying to get into our hen house to control the data we read, control our narrative, and control our perceptions and the FDA is allowing this to happen.
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?
David from My Quin Story and another FQ sufferer is interviewed by Erin Kennedy from CBS WBBM Chicago.
The media attention is now growing surrounding Fluoroquinolones. We must keep the momentum moving. The media is being told there are thousands suffering, which I know to be true, the time is right to: Tell Your Story: Be Heard