Joyce W’s Story

Female 4I took a total of 3 cipro for a commom uti. Swelling started in my left knee then right hand was on fire I couldn’t walk or go to bathroom on my own so I went to my local er and they immediately gave me morphene and ran tests said I was having a reaction and sent me home with pain pills. Then the next two days were hell. I couldn’t walk I was suffering like nothing I have ever… See full story

Margie L’s Story

Female 8I will be happy to share my experience with Cipro. I never really knew there was a connection between fibromyalgia and these antibiotics until I read a message board where others seemed to think they were responsible for their illness. I had a hysterectomy and bladder repair surgery in 1996. Because of a supra- pubic catheter that was in place for 6 weeks, I developed a UTI. After I had problems tolerating two other antibiotics, my doctor prescribed Cipro. The… See full story

Karen P’s Story

Female 8The FQ Condensed version of the late Karen P’s Journal. What follows are the most relevant entries (of 9,437) to Fluoroquinolone from my late wife’s Journal. Her Journal is now required reading at Duke School of Medicine. On August 7th 2013 Karen could take the pain of systemic chronic tendonitis and her other health conditions no longer and took her own life. This must not happen to anyone ever again! Friday Oct 22, 2010 10:21 pm I will give the… See full story

Patty A’s Story

Female 1My story began in 1996, two years after being in an auto accident. On November 23, 1996, Thanksgiving day, I began having SEVERE leg and foot cramps that went from my toes to my groin. From the severe pain I passed out…this happened three times on this day. I went to the hospital by ambulance. I had I think was an EMG? The scan they do on a persons head I believe to check for seizures. Long story short, this… See full story

Patty A’s Story

Female 1My story began with severe,chronic leg and foot cramps which began about 1998. I had had a motor vehicle accident two years before, so any symptoms that began I attributed it to the accident, plus getting older. I had a job where I needed to be on my feet all night doing heavy physical work. I had four children to attend to plus a home and a yard to take care of. I could handle anything when I was healthy,… See full story

Patricia K’s Story

Female 1In January of 2008, I was still recovering from a bout of bronchitis that had turned into a walking pneumonia. It started with a sinus infection right before the holidays and the long hours and holiday stress made it worse. The doctor had me on amoxicillin and it didn’t help. So, he decided it was time for Levaquin. I got the prescription on a Thursday after work, took one pill around 6 PM. By 8 PM I was getting a… See full story