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Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics

Also known as Ciprofloxacin, Levofloxacin, Moxifloxacin, Nalidixic acid, Norfloxacin, Ofloxacin, Quinolone Antibiotics

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    Fluoroquinolone Toxicity Syndrome

    This is a discussion for users who wish to specifically discuss Fluoroquinolone Toxicity Syndrome. You can add your history here and there are some resources listed below that may be useful. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-03267-5 Article published in Nature magazine about Fluoroquinolones...

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  • Collegian calculus (math of marginalization)

    One of the college's previous registrars likened the public to a "culture of blame ". Possibly this can be demonstrated numerically. Around the same time over a 10 year period the CPSA fielded 6500 complaints. 120 of these resulted in some action being taken (against the doctor, possibly...

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  • Smokescreen

    The CPSA requires a diagnosis disclosure for marijuana but not poison pills? Cipro has a black box warning (poison) because of the following: "Systemic toxicity syndrome"(toxic to all connective tissue including muscle, bone, skin, nerves, cartilage, tendon and ligaments rupture "Peripheral...

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  • Will Canada ban Cipro ahead of the EMA decision?

    Hello everyone I have been busy writing to our provincial health minister every day this week with zero response. This morning I messaged our premier with " A happy day (I love Germany) then finished with the following : " the EMA decision wether to ban empirical treatment with Cipro in Europe...

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  • A happy day (I love Germany)

    Today I realize for the first time what it is to cry tears of joy. Instead of my heart being full of hate I feel gratitude, elation,euphoria and love for the German people, scientists and their government which should be used as a model for progression in human rights and treatment of its people. It...

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  • Cipro the bitterest pill

    Up until the US postal workers were treated with Cipro, empirical treatment with Cipro was an unauthorized, unacknowledged, and uncontrolled experiment on random test subjects. The results of these experiment could never be verified properly because of these missing controls. The US postal workers...

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  • I took Cipro & Ibuprofen for over 90days...

    Back in 2011 i presented to the hospital with suspected mild epididmitus. I was placed on these poisonous tablets too.  After 90days of max dose 1000mg per day of Cipro and ibuprofen together at 800mg i was a crippled beyond belief.  I went back to the doctor with Full body bruises in “train...

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  • Cipro the bitterest pill

    We are collateral damage from our governments plan for anthrax attack (Cipro. There is no other cure). How did Cipro somehow become a candidate for Empirical treatment when this directly contradicts the CPS? Why are massive doses handed out like candy even after a "black box" warning . Shortly...

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  • I only took 2 Cipro (500mg)

    30 year old healthy Male. Went to the urgent care facility from sharp pains in testicular region. Doctors said prostotitis and prescribed cipro 500mg. Instructions directed to take 2 tablets a day for 10 days. Yesterday was The first day I took it. I took my first dose at noon and my second around 10...

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  • UTI with ciproflaxacin

    Hello, I had UTI and my Doctor prescribed ciproflaxacin500mg for me... But I noticed that after taking the drug.... I started sustaining some side effects..... I am feeling very sleepy 😴 and I am unable to sleep well in the night even though I am feeling sleepy and somewhat very tired.... And...

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  • Levaquin effects

    Has anyone experienced hair loss from Levaquin and this class of drugs? I had it with my earlier rounds of Levaquin & it took a few months to subside. Then had it start again a month after my last round. I had meningitis so I didn't have much choice in meds and I was allergic to the first med...

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  • Cipro side effects?

     I had to take Cipro for 5days because of typhoid infection. I am still having some undesirable effects. Initially i thought the infection is still there until i ran some test which came back negative. I still have brain fog like my body and mind is not connected. I am barely sleeping. I feel cold...

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  • Pain in all fingers joints

    Hi My husband 5 years down the line of being floxed has got over a lot of the initial toxicity but still has problems with all the joints in his fingers and wrists . His forearms are tender in between the tendons . He has taken liquid collagen in the form of a sachet but not sure what supplements...

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  • Cipro side effects

    I had a ureteroscopy on Feb. 7. Feb 9, dr. said I had an infection and switched my antibiotics from Macrobid to Cipro. I took Cipro for 5 1/2 days. I called the doctor on call and told him I was having nightmares, couldn't sleep, kept feeling like I was falling and my whole body would jerk awake...

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  • Neuropathy in legs and arms

    I developed neuropathy after being poisened by fluroquinolin antibiotic. Put on Gabapintin..900mg a day. I am so drunk.and lethargic. Anyone know about gabapintin

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  • Ciprofloxacin poisoning?

    Hi All - I was prescribed a course of Cipro and Diclofenac (NSAID - apparently not a good idea) and after day one I had to call my GP as I had anxiety, stomach problems and shaking - of course they said can't be the Cipro keep taking it. After 5 days I couldn't go on, so agreed I would stop -...

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  • Ciprofloxacin Side Effects

    Good morning all, Recently I was prescribed Ciprofloxacin for a kidney infection whilst I was in the UK. I'm now in Thailand and after stopping the tablets on Saturday morning (7 days, 500mg x 2 doses a day) i experienced my first real side effects on Sunday night. I had intense back pain, which...

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  • Head pressure after taking Ciprofloxacin

    Hi all, I am very worried about this headache/pressure i've been having for the last 6 weeks, (on and off, mostly on). I started taking Ciprofloxacin & Doxycycline (in late October) after my Urologist told me I had prostatitis, he initially gave me a 14 day course of Cipro but upon going to the...

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  • I might be poisoned for suspected prostatitis

    So I had some issues urinating so I went to my doctor and he ended up doing a rectal exam and said that my prostate was a bit enlarged for a 24 year old, and he suspected a prostate infection. He then prescribed me cipro 500 mg x 2 for 7 days. I started taking the cipro that day itself and felt fine,...

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  • Fluoroquinolone and aortic anuerysms

    From a recent long term survey in pub med Our objective was to evaluate the association between fluoroquinolone use and aortic dissection or aortic aneurysm in a systematic review and meta-analysis. Evidence from a small number of studies suggests that exposure to fluoroquinolones is consistently...

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  • Reaction to cipro

    i am a73 year old female and have taken cipro for a bladder infection in past and reported to dr. That I had mild pains in joints. Now I get a bladder binfection again and he prescribed cipro again me thinking he knows best, well this time I can't walk without severe pain in legs and knees and ankles...

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  • Side effects from ciprofloxacin or am I just paranoid?

    I had a uti and was prescribed cipro. I took one pill and didn't take anymore after reading the side effects. It's a week later and I haven't felt right since. (I flushed out the uti naturally so it's not that). I am expericing extreme dizzyness and heart palpitation. I'm getting...

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  • are all my symptoms side effects of ciprofloxacin? any experience?

    My doctor said I had a kidney infection so prescribed ciprofloxacin after taking first dose I felt very sick and after five doses woke with terrible pain behind left eye and over forehead, went back to docs who said its sinusitis and I have developed a terrible chesty cough, now tendonitis in right heel....

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  • Flu Vacciination

    I believe I have had severe reactions to Avelox and Levaquin.  I have had a bad reaction to the pneumonia vaccine (arm swollen, red, throbbing). and I also got the shingles from the shingles vaccine. I have always gotten the flu vaccine but I am now hesitant to get one this year.  Any advice?

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  • i think my body system is not okay

    i do smoke weed and i feel my body system is no just okay,i keep feeling chest pain ,please is there any medication i can take, cause someone prescribe  CIPROFLOXACIN 500mg for,i don't know if i should process with it,please i will appreciate you urgent reply thanks..

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  • Cipro poisoning, worried about the future

    Hello all, I was given cipro 250G twice a day for epididymitis and have never felt the same. After three days of taking it I went to A and E due to extreme dizziness and a fear of having testicular cancer. While i was there I had an ECG with was deemed unusual and was made to stay the night. They did...

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  • Half way thru Cipro and symptoms returned worse? Change antibiotic?

    Symptoms started back this morning and now I am miserable and pacing. I am trying to make it thru the evening and will beg for different antibiotic tomorrow. I took a half of Valium to see if that would help. Questions: ideas to get me through the night with this incredible discomfort? AND- what antibiotic...

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  • Ciprofloxacin / fast heart and unbearable anxiety

    Hi Been given 500mg ciprofloxacin for a water infection. G.p. told me to reduce domperidone whilst taking this antibiotic. After two days my heart rate is up, my neurological condition has got worse, but the worst is the utterly awful anxiety. Rang GP who told me stop them straight away. 24hrs on I...

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  • Cipro or is it me

    In late 2015 I went down with prostatitis, Cipro 500mg twice a day didnt work so put on 750mg twice a day. Since had leg pains in top of legs also pains in shoulders and arms. At some point put on codydromol and ibuprofen at same time as cipro to ease pain.

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  • My brother 35years cant move his legs, hands and body well

    He started expriencing difficulty in using his fingers then letter grows to the whole body. we went to the hospital the doctor says he suspect parkison's disease. we were given norflex tablests. for the past five years he has been taken the norflex tablets helps in relaxing his muscles. please is...

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