Trudy K’s Story

Female 2In October of 2014 I went to the doctor with a suspected UTI. I was prescribed 500 mg. of Cipro for 7 days. After the fourth day, I could barely walk, my teeth were in extreme pain, I was unable to sleep more than 2-3 hours a night and it turned out, when the urine tests came back, there was no UTI! I ended up having 2 emergency root canals and one extraction. Before the Cipro, my teeth were fine!… See full story

Keith W’s Story

Male 2I have no way to tell this story but to start at the beginning. My husband Keith, had been feeling very bad, and through a series of visiting the dr was diagnosed with severe bilateral pneumonia, with a lung mass, and placed in the hospital for a week. He was sent home with continued IV antibiotics, which I was administering at home. You see, I am a Paramedic, and have many years experience in EMS and felt comfortable taking care… See full story

Sabrina R’s Story

Female 4On Friday Dec 20th 2013 I went to the Dr for a UTI problem. I was prescribed Cipro 500mg one pill twice daily I started taking it Saturday morning on the 21st. By my 6th dose Monday the evening of the 23rd I started having hip and knee issues with movement. I looked thru the side effects and at the very bottom was could cause tendon issues etc…. The next morning Dec 24th I called my Dr and he said… See full story

Michelle S’s Story

Female 8A day that will never be forgotten. December 24, 2011. I had a cold that morphed into pneumonia. It was Christmas Eve and I ended up in an urgent care facility. I was very sick and my previous good health prevented me from a hospital stay. I was prescribed Cipro and sent on my way. I took the course of Cipro and my bacterial pneumonia was not responding. I went to to regular primary doctor and was prescribed Avelox. Twice!!!… See full story

Jodie M’s Story

Female 1January 31, 2014 11:40 p.m., the date and time of the ill fated day that is forever etched in my being… I woke up the morning of January 31st. 2014 with what appeared to be the beginning of a pink eye infection. I called my Dr.’s office and they called in a prescription. I picked up the prescription of Ciprofloxacin eye drops around 2pm that afternoon and began administration as per instructions. At approximately 11pm that evening I awoke to… See full story

April A’s Story

female_1My floxing happened in 2012, although 2009 was the first time I took Levaquin. My doctor had found it to be a suitable antibiotic to combat cellulitis which was a recurring problem in my legs. In May of 2012 I took it for the 6th time and on the third pill I called the doctor and went back in. I was in extreme pain in my legs. I thought the infection was getting worse. They legs were deep red almost… See full story

Michelle H’s Story

Female 2I was given Cipro IV in the emergency department at Legacy Emanuel Hospital without informed consent because my appendix ruptured, then after I was given morphine and admitted to the surgical ward, a nurse persuaded me to agree to Cipro IV without offering alternatives or explaining the risks. The only risk I was informed of was of “a slight possibility of achilles rupture, but only in athletes and people over 60”. I did not have a fever and my abscess… See full story

Mary M’s Story

Female 1My nightmare started April 9,2014 I was very healthy I worked out, ate right took very good care of myself. I went in for a routine colonoscopy. I told them I was NOT cleaned out twice but they assured me I would be fine. I aspirated during the procedure then I ended up with aspirated pneumonia they were going to release me but I ended up with infection. They put me on 2 bags of 400 Cipro never told me… See full story

Veronica V’s Story

female_1I took 1x CiproBay 500mg pill for 3 days for a UTI. 2 weeks later after a Pilates class my right knee swelled up and the leg would not straighten or bend. After an MRI I was started on Celebrex for suspected arthritis. 2 weeks later after a short hike I could hardly walk or stand. My legs felt like I had just completed a marathon at all times. I had a strange “dead” feeling in my thighs. I could… See full story

Shara C’s Story

Female 2Hey I am 41 years old, mother of 2. At age 39 I was fit and healthy. Lifted weighs, I was weight 124.. 5foot. I took 1 pill of CIPRO March 7, 2013. Took at 7pm by 11:00pm my body was on fire. Symptoms, nausea, panic attack, insomnia , electric shock, tingling and numbness, hands and feet would go numb, loss weight , loss appetite, suicidal, weakness, food intolerance, burning skin, blurry vision, dizziness crying episodes . Went to ER… See full story