Tami S’s Story

Female 2In Oct, 2014 I was recovering from the flu. It went into my chest and I knew I had pneumonia. I called my PCP and told her. She was on-call and not in her office so she asked if I had taken Levaquin before, I told her I did not know. She said, “that was best for fighting pneumonia” yet never said a word about the (Black Box Warning) She called it into my local pharmacy. 10 pills at 750… 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

Sum M’s Story

Female 1In November of 2013 and quite abruptly, the life I had known took a drastic turn. Unbeknownst to me and unable to pinpoint, an unrecognizable flame on a slow burn fuse had been carelessly lit that year. This fuse … saturated with oxidization was negotiating a path through my body, preparing for a pyrotechnics show of vast proportions. When it reached its end the bomb exploded in my entire body, affecting every system, every sub-system. I am still removing pieces… See full story

Judy W’s Story

Female 2I took Avelox many years ago just 1 and my life has been a living hell, i got cyst on my thyroid, liver, kidneys,, was bed-fast for 8 months, vit d deficiency, sooo tired all the time my life was over in a day nerve and muscle damage, bad part is doctors will not admit it was the drug.… 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

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

Brook B’s Story

Female 2I use to be a very energetic person who loved life to its fullest, I loved to run with my dogs, bike, hike, kayak pretty much anything to stay moving and be outside… that is until my life changed the fall of 2012.On 9/5/2012 I developed a strange painful rash that did have a bull eyes appearance on my back that I had looked at by a docter on 9/6/2012. He told me I had shingles or possibly Cellulitis and… See full story

Cindi M’s Story

female_1I have been prescribed Cipro and other Fluoroquinolones for various infections (mostly sinus or UTI’s). After I started taking them, I had several incidents of problems with my Achilles tendons. I was not aware of any problems with taking Fluroquinolones and Achilles tendon issues until my podiatrist told me about them. Unfortunately, Cipro was the best antibiotic for treating my recurring UTI’s. In addition to problems with my Achilles tendons, I also developed terrible fatigue with joint pain. After many… See full story

Jeff F’s Story

Male 2I have a story….it is long and I have diplopia from this drug. It makes me dizzy to write and read . FLUOROQUINOLONES have destroyed my life. I have lost everything. My life has been in ruins for 6.5 years now…. from well of and healthy to crippled and broke almost overnight.… 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