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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. http://www.emedexpert.com/lists/antibiotics.shtml#5 For a list of Fluoroquinolone antibiotics http://www.quintoxsupport.co.uk/...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Cipro is poison

    I am a 70 year old female - i had a blood infection ( bacteremia ) from a UTI that i did not know i had- no symptoms.  in the hospital i was on IV antibiotics and was discharged on Cipro: i didn't want to take the drug because i am familiar with the nasty side effects which include muscle pain,...

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  • Levaquin issues since 2014

    After 3 years of many ongoing and worsening neurological issues, I now have the possibility of having lupus. More testing has got to be done, but results of ANA are low as well as low B12. There are many, many other things that happen as well, the list is much too long. I was hoping that someone...

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  • Cipro (the bitterest pill)

    In 2001 I took Cipro for "possible UTI ". Three days later I woke up to find my penis was shrunk to a nub. A few weeks later I felt the moment the superinfection hit my testicles as I felt so week I dropped to my knees. I rushed to an emergency room for a shot of rocephenol to stop the spread...

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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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  • 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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  • 2nd day on levofloxin did not want to take it.

    i have been on 9 different antibiotics in nine months, chest infection, bladder and now sinus they work for a bit and then flair up again.  My new dr has prescribed levafloxin.  I have watched all the you tube stuff, ect.. So I got scared and would not take it for a week.  So anyway I...

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  • Ciprofloxacin 250mg

    I have just completed a 7 day course of Ciprofloxacin 250mg twice a day for an ear infection. The side effects I experienced were pain in my lower abdomen at the outset of the treatment, mild constipation, sleeplessness and sweating. The ear seems to be fine but I need to see an ENT specialist to check...

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  • Taken Cipro Over 50 Times

    My name is Susan Sandberg and I am (was) a healthy 66 year old woman. All of my life I have been afflicted with frequent UTIs--no matter the holistic and medical things I tried--all the teas, the cranberry tablets, extra cleanliness measures, etc, etc, etc--I still got them with great frequency (I am...

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  • Ciprofloxacin

    I jus started taking ciprofloxacin I can't swallow pills it says to not crush them but I have too so what is the reason not to an why they have an unpleasant taste but that dont bother me

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  • FLUOROQUINOLONE IN THIRD WORLD COUNTRY

    For some how the GENERIC fluoroquinolone adverse effect in third world country is not as bad as the one in North America due to their genetic make. Cipro for example. In Indonesia where I live now. Cipro sold like crazy . Its a favorite medicine for doctor and patients. There are two different company...

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  • Cipro side effects after 1 month

    Hi my name is Luis I reached to a doctor after having pain by my groin comes to find out i had prostatitis they prescribed me Ciprofloxacin 500mg 1 pill a day, after week taking them i started getting pain behind my left ear , ankles, fingers , and wrist. Later i stop taking them for 3 days just to...

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  • Ciprofloxacin Tab 500MG

    Dear all,  I was hospitalized for two days due to gastroenteritis and sinus tachycardia. Never expect myself to be admitted for the first time in my life.  I was having 'on-and-off' diarrhea for more than a week, seen GP twice (prescribed anti biotic, anti diarrhea, etc) but problem...

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  • side effects of TAVAVIC 500 MG

    Have completed 7 days of tavanic and my achilles tendons have become very tight. How long will it take for this tightness/pain to disapear. Any thoughts/information welcome.  

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  • Prostatitis

    Oct 31/16 - Amoxicillin / Clavulanic is not working on my prostatitis and I am allergic to ciprofloxacin. can anyone suggest an effective alternative. Note - cipro worked well for years. In 2016 with a different generic brand cipro - I reacted - rash / hives - twice. Thank...

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  • I stopped taking my medication. Can I go back?

    I was having stomach pains with vomiting and running stomach . I was giving Ciprotob to take at the hospital. After taking the first tablet I became OK so I stopped taking it. Now the pain is back, should I go back to the medication?

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  • Ciprofloxacin Reaction

    Have been taking ciprofloxacin for about 30 years for prostatitis and respiratory infections - with very good results - little or no side effects. The last 2 times - rash or hives have appeared on back of my hands, one eyebrow, inner thigh and one other part of my body. I hate to give up something that...

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