Loretta W’s Story

Female 4Hi out their I was hospitalized last year in April an may for a rupture appendix an pelvic abscess went back to work on may 28,15 a week later I started having this weird pain in my neck on both side thought they scratch my throat why in hospital so I went to my primary dr about pain in my neck all out though my ears felt like I had a ear infection so the dr really didn’t give me… See full story

John P’s Story

male_1I’m 56 now but 2 years ago Around April 2013 I went to the ER after my throat closed up and needed a hyeadial hernia repair. The afternoon of the quick repair I noticed an IV bag that I assumed was a saline solution. I didn’t ask what it was until the next day and that’s when they told me it was Levaquin. I didn’t know what it was sense they never told me other than what the name was… See full story

Jean K’s Story

Female 2Since the 90s when I had a hysterectomy and various uti infections I had increasing auto-immune problems. This was when I was first given cipro. I was living in California and was able to calm my body by adopting a diet that excluded wheat, dairy and sugar. Fast forward to the 2000s when I moved to Florida and for various reasons I had cipro perhaps 5 times. My immune issues became increasingly worse to the point that in 2014 I… See full story

Nancy G’s Story

Female 8My journey though hell began on Sept 10th 2014 on day 5 of a 10 day script of Ciprofloxacin for a UTI. I was driving to work and my feet were hurting so bad I was crying. Then when I got to work I was very cold and my feet were freezing on the outside but burning on the inside. In the next few days my ears began ringing so loud I thought I would go crazy my gums began… 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

Lucinda K’s Story

female_1I am now 39 years old and I have numerous issues going on with my body I have degenerative bone disease and muscle spasms through out my body I have Joint pain in my toes fingers and knees and hips I have taken Cipro and Levofloxacin numerous times before I found out about any of these black box warnings there are days when I don’t have energy to move out of my own way my head pops I have a… See full story

Virginia K’s Story

Female 1Oct. 2008 I went into an ER with a suspected sinus infection…..immediately given an EKG…all was fine. Then I was advised I needed to go on 2 weeks of IV Levaquin…..The first few drips of the IV, sent me into whole body pain, and lost the use of my legs….sent home in a wheelchair. The nurses came to my house for the next 4 nights and rehooked up the IV Levaquin. I complained of weak legs, pain, brain fog…no one… See full story

Kim S’s Story

female_1During the summer of 2013 I was a very active healthy 51 year old woman. My job kept me on the go 24-7, I was exercising daily and I had just lost 30 pounds. I developed a cold which turned into a cough which then turned into bronchitis. My doctor put me on levaquin and steroids which I questioned him about and he just asked me if I wanted to get better or not? so, trusting my doctor I took… See full story

Kimberly K’s Story

female_1I took my first round of Ciprofloxin during my trip to Egypt in 1996. I took my second week of Ciprofloxin a week after finishing the first round. My stomach ailments were resoled. All was well. I got pregnant soon after and noticed my first symptoms when I was 6 weeks pregnant. (It is not uncommon for the first symptoms of fluoroquinolone toxicity to wait two months before appearing.) My symptoms came on strong and stayed strong all through two… See full story