Tim R’s Story

male_1I was on staff at the Cleveland Clinic as an acupuncturist when I was prescribed cipro for a bladder infection I acquired subsequent to a routine medical procedure. The physician insisted I take either bactrim (to which I had a documented allergy) or cipro though I told him repeatedly I wanted a safer antibiotic as I knew there was a warning on cipro for tendon damage. He refused any other alternatives – repeatedly. I took the cipro and crossed my… See full story