Elizabeth C’s Story

Female 2I was given FQ from 2004-2006 for bronchitis/sinus infection. I was working full time, married, caring for my daughter. I enjoyed helping in my daughters school, going to parks/hiking on the weekends. By 2008 I was disabled, bed bound, in pain 24/7. I had to leave my career and required assist with personal care. I developed a painful neuropathy in both legs from the knee down causing several falls over the years, one of which fractured my tail bone. I… See full story

Linda R’s Story

female_1My story starts when I had an MRI to make sure I did not have another Brain aneurysm for I had one rupture in 2000, The report was sent to my primary care Dr and he did see that I had a sinus infection and needed to be treated for it. I didn’t have any symptoms and was not sick at all. On May 8th,2014 I was give a prescription for Levofloxacin 500 mg, 1 a day for 10 days.… 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

Jennifer H’s Story

Female 1My nightmare started in September if 2014 when I was prescribed Levaquin & Prednisone for a stubborn sinus infection at the age of 38. I ended up still needing surgery to drain my sinus and followed up with two more rounds of Cipro. My life and health declined quickly there after. I started to get burning sensations I. My hands and feet. My husband could barely touch me as I was barely handling the clothes on my body touching me.… See full story

Andrea S’s Story

Female 2I have suffered long term, life-changing side effects from Levofloxacin. February 2014 I was a very active, athletic woman, a mother of 3 adult children and in excellent health. I have spent my life dedicated to health and wellness not only for myself but also for my family, my friends, and the greater community. I was prescribed Levofloxacin on March 3, 2014 for community-acquired pneumonia. I was not in a life threatening condition in fact I had just returned from… See full story

Betsy H’s Story

female_1I was an active healthy mother of 3 who exercised regularly. Then I took 4 pills of Ciprofloxacin in Feb. of 2007 for sinusitis. I had a severe reaction. I had severe pressure in my head, couldn’t walk without holding onto something, was disoriented and extremely fatigued but couldn’t sleep. Once you stop taking the medication that made you sick you’ll be fine as long as you don’t take it again – right? That was what I thought. I was… See full story

Victoria A’s Story

female_1I was a 41 yr old hot bad ass chick who loved to ride my harley, catch big tunas and dance on the docks til the sun came up. Then I went to the ER and was prescribed Cipro on 9/22/2013 for a week to treat a POSSIBLE infection in my finger from fishing. I finished my script but was not feeling quite right. I went back to the ER on 10/4 and said “Something is not right” I told… See full story

Kelly B’s Story

Female 2My name is Kelly B. I was floxed on February 3, 2013. I used to walk my dog everyday, go hiking, rock out at concerts, travel for work and fun – the usual stuff a healthy 29 year old would do. I just celebrated my 29th birthday in late January. I started feeling sick shortly after, so I went to the doctor for a sinus and ear infection. She prescribed me 250mg of Levofloxacin to be taken for 10 days.… See full story