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Fake Expectations

This isn’t quite how I envisioned my first “real” post going, but clearly something needs to be addressed. This post isn’t necessarily targeted towards the aspiring/current pharmacy student, nor any of the audience I indicated in my… 569 more words


Heidi's Story - Levofloxacin Harm

Heidi wrote the following letter to several United States Senators, urging them to hold a congressional hearing about the harm done by fluoroquinolones.

Dear Senator, 1,174 more words

The Floxie Hope Podcast Episode 11 - Diego

I had the pleasure of interviewing Diego Vasquez for Episode 11 of The Floxie Hope Podcast.

Diego is thoughtful and wise.  His perspective on his floxing journey is poignant and beautiful.   110 more words

Why Hasn't Levaquin Been Taken Off The Market?

In 1992 the fluoroquinolone antibiotic Omniflox/temifloxacin was removed from the US market after causing three deaths.

To note the removal from the market, the FDA released the following  1,172 more words

Media Coverage of Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic Dangers

WSB-TV 2 out of Atlanta, Georgia has run several news segments about the dangers of fluoroquinolone antibiotics – focusing on the death and destruction caused by Levaquin/levofloxacin. 226 more words

Does the use of high dose antibiotics cause auto immune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis?

No, I don’t think so. In particular, for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) there is a long history suggesting that antibiotics appear to be effective (1).

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The Floxie Hope Podcast Episode 7 - Brett Peto

On episode 7 of The Floxie Hope Podcast I had the opportunity to interview Brett Peto.  Brett was only 21 years old when he got floxed by levofloxacin.   239 more words