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

Traci W’s Story

Female 1On 10/31/2011 I was prescribed a 500mg 7 day supply of ciprofloxacin for a UTI that has altered my life drastically. My doctor didn’t mention any warning on side effects not even the possible tendon ruptures. During the course of of taking ciprofloxacin the first thing I noticed was how incredibly weak my body felt and the fatigue that hit so hard I couldn’t keep myself awake for anything, not even work. I would sleep for days, calling into the… See full story

Patricia B’s Story

female_1I was under Dr. care for stage 3 breast cancer when I had my first blood clot which was treated but I devoloped a infection when they removed my mediport and the wound didnt heal so i was on 1000mg of cipro and complained about the pain was so bad i could not move my right leg,Dr then put me on leviquin 1000mg the pain became worse still he would not take me off the drug untill my leg gave… See full story

Dave R’s Story

Male 2I have a long story and having trouble entering it here would like to send my docs or PTF email or mmesskage cipro destroyed my life financially it has hurt my family putting so much extra heavy load on my wife she had to do double work we have 8 kids 11 grandkids I first took cipro in 2005 I had a severe reaction to it in 2006 didn’t know my health issues were related to the cipro after that… See full story

Gail A’s Story

Female 2I was diagnosed with slight moderate COPD about 15 years ago. I felt fine, worked everyday, was able to do everything I wanted to do, so like a fool I continued to smoke. Several years later I made up my mind that it was time to stop smoking. With the help of an e-cigarette, I was able to stop smoking 4 years ago. Tada! My lung function was 68% that of a normal person my age, height, and weight. Life… See full story

Debbie T’s Story

Female 1I had Kaiser-Permanente when I lived in Vancouver, WA 7/2005-9/2010. I was having chronic sinus infections and was being prescribed Avelox all the time. Finally, an ENT surgeon decided to fix my deviated septum and correct a sinus cavity that wasn’t draining properly. I was put on a 2-week dose of Avelox commencing 3 days before surgery. This was in June. In August, I awoke one morning with excruciating pain in my right shoulder; I literally could not lift or… See full story

David M’s Story

male_1Living life after Levaquin has been challenging to say the least. Prescribed in 2007 for an unconfirmed infection, I experienced slowly deteriorating health thereafter. The symptoms of my illness encompassed everything from neurological, muscular-skeletal, digestive, and much more. I had to retire early at the end 2012, a full decade earlier that I had anticipated.… See full story

Welcome

Fluoroquinolone Stories is a website that is a collection of personal stories about experiences with adverse reactions to fluoroquinolone antibiotics (Cipro, Levaquin, Avelxo, Floxin, etc…). Click HERE TO SUBMIT your story or click on the Submit Tab at top right of the screen. Many times, these reactions are devastating to those who experience them. The stories listed here are in the words of the sufferers and for viewing by interested parties such as, reporters, news anchors, media outlets, politicians and… See full story