Kim L’s Story

Female 2I took levaquin 3 times for bladder infection in 2008, 2010, & 2011. I thought I tolerated it well. Then my hair started falling out and I had swollen glands in my neck. In Nov. 2012, my left ear swelled and turned bright red and hot. It was very painful. The ENT doctor put me on levaquin and prednisone. Within 3 weeks, I was in urgent care unable to move my left shoulder. I was diagnosed with bursitis. In March… See full story

Mrs. A’s Story

female_1In November 2011, I was given levofloxacin (generic Levaquin) 750 mg for a common condition — which wound up being a misdiagnosis. I only took five pills before I couldn’t walk without a cane. The excruciating tendon pain in my Achilles tendon, knee tendons (front and back sides of knees), shoulder and even forearm tendons, plus pain in what felt like connective tissue between my heart and left lung, heart arrhythmia, and major joints clicking and popping were frightening to… See full story

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

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 outsideā€¦ 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

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

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

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