Tag: cipro


FDA Warning Links Antibiotics to Fatal Heart Damage

December 28, 2018 — The FDA is warning about an increased risk of deadly tears in the aorta for patients who are taking fluoroquinolone antibiotics. Fluoroquinolone antibiotics are powerful drugs that include Avelox and Cipro. They increase the risk of...


Texas Erythema Multiforme Lawyer

Our law firm is filing Dilantin lawsuits for people who were diagnosed serious skin reactions, such as erythema multiforme.

Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Texas Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) Lawyer

Our law firm is filing lawsuits for people who were diagnosed serious skin reactions, such as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS), after taking medications.

Texas Cipro Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) Lawyer

Cipro is linked to a rare, life-threatening skin reaction called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS).

FDA Updates Warnings for Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics

July 26, 2016 — The FDA has strengthened warnings for fluoroquinolone antibiotics and limited their use in patients with minor infections. Fluoroquinolones include Levaquin (levofloxacin), Cipro (ciprofloxacin), Avelox (moxifloxacin), Factive (gemifloxacin), and ofloxacin. They are associated with disabling and irreversible...

FDA: Antibiotic Risks Outweigh Benefits in Some Cases

May 12, 2016 — The FDA has issued a Safety Communication to recommend restricting prescriptions for certain antibiotics to reduce the risk of disabling side effects. The recommendations apply to fluoroquinolones, which are some of the most powerful antibiotics on...

FDA Panel Backs Tougher Antibiotic Warning Labels

November 6, 2015 — The Wall Street Journal reports that an advisory panel to the FDA has recommended stronger warnings on fluoroquinolone antibiotics like Levaquin and Avelox. Panel members nearly-unanimously voted that current labels do not adequately explain the risk...

Cipro Side Effects

Cipro is an antibiotic that is linked to severe side effects, such as heart valve damage, aortic aneurysms, nerve damage, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS), and more.

Study Links Avelox and Uveitis, Eye Irritation Disease

October 8, 2014 -- JAMA Ophthalmology has published a study linking the use of Avelox and Cipro with uveitis, a serious eye disease. Compared to non-users of antibiotics in the fluoroquinolone class, first-time users of Avelox were 3-times more likely...

Cipro and Nerve Damage

Cipro is an antibiotic that is linked to nerve damage and peripheral neuropathy.