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We need to be cautious enough, while prescribing the fluoroquinolones

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

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Minggu kemarin saya mengalami demam 2 hari. Dua kali periksa ke dokter BPJS, dikasih obat yang berbeda. Merasa sakit di perut nggak kunjung membaik, saya putuskan memeriksakan darah “atas permintaan sendiri (APS)”. 168 more words


Levofloxacin - A Necessary Evil?

Levofloxacin is an antibiotic that stops multiplication of bacteria by preventing the reproduction and repair of their genetic material, DNA. I posted about this drug last week, when I was on day two or day three of the prescribed course. 433 more words


Can Fluoroquinolones Activate Mast Cells?

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. 1,073 more words

Fluoroquinolones and Mercury Poisoning

I recently received a message from a floxie friend that raised an interesting question. My friend asked:

“Have you ever heard that FQ antibiotics can release stored toxins like mercury into the body? 2,651 more words

J's Story - Dear Mr. M.D.....

Mr. MD,
I am addressing this letter to make you aware of the physical and mental nightmare I have been enduring on a daily basis since you prescribed me Levaquin (levofloxacin) for a simple urinary tract infection. 612 more words

How to take levofloxacin?

Before you alpha demography the tablets, apprehend the manufacturer’s printed advice advertisement from central the pack. The manufacturer’s advertisement will accord you added advice about levofloxacin and a abounding account of the side-effects which you may acquaintance from demography it. 301 more words

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