Talona P’s Story

Female 8Hello, My name is Talona P. I am 66 yrs old. I have been damaged by Fluoroquinolones. 50 years of good health before being introduced to Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics (FQ) causing many side effects associated after using: *** FQ EYE DROPS – Cleared up eye infection. Up side: I didn’t need eye glasses for 3 or 4 years. Down side: Floaters, electric like static circling outer edge of eyes closed (not detected in eye exam). Questionable Cataracts. I refused surgery because… See full story

Terry L’s Story

Female 1I had a suspected UTI and was given a prescription for CIPRO (was not tested for UTI). After taking seven days of CIPRO, I still had symptoms of UTI and was given a prescription for LEVAQUIN. I had taken the first pill, no problems. I took the second pill and went to bed. I was up and out of bed within five minutes with extreme pain in my wrists. The tendons were pulling so hard I thought they were going… See full story

Shan H’s Story

female_1May 2012 I purchased a hybrid bicycle for myself just prior to my fiftieth birthday. “No more excuses,” I told myself; “Its time to get fit and healthy again.” I began slowly, but worked up to riding twenty miles each outing, three to four evenings a week after work. But I was stuck at this level by what I thought was exercise-induced asthma. A hospitalist/friend recommended a local Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology specialist; Dr. K. I began to see him… See full story

Jean K’s Story

Female 2Since the 90s when I had a hysterectomy and various uti infections I had increasing auto-immune problems. This was when I was first given cipro. I was living in California and was able to calm my body by adopting a diet that excluded wheat, dairy and sugar. Fast forward to the 2000s when I moved to Florida and for various reasons I had cipro perhaps 5 times. My immune issues became increasingly worse to the point that in 2014 I… See full story

Erica G’s Story

Female 4I was put on Cipro about 16 years ago when I had my sixth UTI in a year and my ob/gyn sent me to a urologist. I had an upper and lower GI done and ultrasound and MRI in 1/2010 and if my memory serves me I was dealing with the problem for a while. I thought it was a food intolerance and it would kinda come and go. My symptoms were pain very low just above pubic bone area… See full story

Diane D’s Story

Female 8On August 28, 2015 after having a high fever for nearly 24 hours on and off, my husband took me to the ER and I was administered Levaquin, intravenously at 11:24 PM. My blood pressure dropped quickly and they admitted me to the hospital, critical care unit. At 1 AM I began to shake and shiver uncontrollably. My heart began to race and my breathing quickened. I could not catch my breath. After two hours they gave me Tylenol and… See full story

Lynn F’s Story

Female 1My name is Lynn F. I am 58 years old. I live in White River Junction, Vermont. My doctor prescribed Cipro to me in June, 2014, when I was diagnosed with diverticulitis. Since then my health has deteriorated to the point that I am unable to live the life I once enjoyed and I am afraid I am going to be unable to work to earn a living. I do not want to be disabled. My doctor has dismissed my… See full story

Diane O’s Story

female_1In December 2003 I was a healthy 47 year old woman with no medical problems other than occasional heartburn. I was rarely ill until LEVAQUIN. The following is my story and what I have been through since being prescribed LEVAQUIN. In December 2003, I had an upper respiratory infection for which I was prescribed LEVAQUIN. At that time I recovered but became ill again in January 2004. The following are dates that I was prescribed LEVAQUIN. Following that are the… See full story

Judith T’s Story

Female 2Little did I know in 2004 when I was prescribed a round of Cipro for a UTI that this drug would rear its ugly head again when I was prescribed another round of it in 2011. I was 58 years old in 2004, enjoying a vacation trip in Upper Michigan, when I developed a urinary tract infection. I was lucky, or unlucky, to find a physician to treat me and was prescribed a round of Cipro. After returning home, about… See full story

Carrie J’s Story

Female 4One year ago in Oct. I was diagnosed with a sinus infection. I was prescribed generic Levaquin. On just day 3 of taking it, I started experiencing leg pain. I thought I was coming down with a virus. On day 6 of taking it, when my legs kept getting worse and not better I went on the internet and read about side affects from this medicine. I realized that my leg pain/achiness was from the antibiotic. I decided not to… See full story