I have such mixed feelings about the FDA’s response to the November, 2015 Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee meeting regarding fluoroquinolone safety. On one hand, I feel like they really did hear… 3,254 more words
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Several fluoroquinolones have been removed from the market because they caused acute toxicity and death. The fluoroquinolones that have been removed from the market are not terribly different from the ones that remain on the market in terms of damage done or damage mechanisms. 2,177 more words
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today, until and unless other treatment options are available, patients with uncomplicated infections should not receive fluoroquinolones, given the risk for disabling and potentially permanent adverse events. 202 more words
What is the connection between fluoroquinolone toxicity and mast cell activation / histamine intolerance? Can fluoroquinolones trigger mast cell activation and histamine intolerance?
The symptoms of mast cell activation are similar to those of fluoroquinolone toxicity. 1,072 more words