15 June, 2016

When to Think Twice About Taking Fluoroquinolones

By | June 15th, 2016|FLQ|

Fluoroquinolones are extremely strong antibiotics that are designed to fight severe, potentially life-threatening infections. Unfortunately, fluoroquinolones such as Avelox and Levaquin are often prescribed for relatively minor illnesses. Even worse, these drugs have been [...]

20 May, 2016

FDA Acknowledges Scope of Fluoroquinolone Problem, Issues Safety Communication

By | May 20th, 2016|FLQ|

Thanks largely to the public testimony of victims of these drugs, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now realizes just how widespread the problem of antibiotic fluoroquinolone overuse is in the United States. [...]

17 February, 2016

True Life: How Fluoroquinolone-Associated Disability Hurt Me

By | February 17th, 2016|FLQ|

You never think that this would happen to you — taking an antibiotic (something that's supposed to help you; something that's supposed to be easy; something that you've done countless times!) and then suffering [...]

12 February, 2016

Tingling, Numbness, and Pain: Learning the Symptoms of Nerve Damage Caused by FLQ Antibiotics

By | February 12th, 2016|Pharmaceuticals|

Avelox, Levaquin and other medications in the class of drugs known as fluoroquinolones (FLQs) have long been linked to severe tendon damage. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a black-box warning seven [...]

8 February, 2016

FLQ Antibiotics: Do You Know the Risks?

By | February 8th, 2016|FLQ|

Many people take fluoroquinolone (FLQ) antibiotics, such as Avelox, Levaquin and others, for sinus and other relatively minor types of infections. However, these extremely powerful drugs can lead to severe side effects, such as [...]

27 January, 2016

What You Need to Know About “Fluoroquinolone-Associated Disability”

By | January 27th, 2016|FLQ|

Fluoroquinolones such as Avelox and Levaquin are powerful antibiotics that come in many forms. Unfortunately, these drugs are commonly prescribed for sinusitis, bronchitis and other conditions that could be successfully treated with safer [...]

12 November, 2015

FDA Takes Notice of “Fluoroquinolone-Associated Disability”

By | November 12th, 2015|FLQ|

Sinusitis, bronchitis and urinary tract infections are common infections that typically send patients to the doctor looking for relief. Millions of prescriptions are written every year for fluoroquinolone antibiotics such as Avelox (moxifloxacin), Cipro [...]

10 November, 2015

Big News for Victims of Levaquin and Avelox

By | November 10th, 2015|FLQ|

Sometimes legal action seems to lull on and on. Other times, it's like there's a tremendous landslide. That was certainly the case last Thursday, November 5th, when justice started roaring in very quickly for [...]

22 October, 2015

My Life Was Ruined by an Antibiotic

By | October 22nd, 2015|FLQ|

A Little-Known Story About Avelox and Levaquin Hear the word antibiotic and you're bound to think about an end to bacteria, lots of coughing and days in bed. Too bad the real story may [...]

20 October, 2015

Two Popular Antibiotics May Cause Permanent Nerve Damage

By | October 20th, 2015|FLQ|

We're all so accustomed to taking antibiotics that we tend to visit the doctor, fill the prescription and swallow the pills without a second thought. We've got no time for being sick, we think. [...]

22 September, 2015

We Never Thought It Would Come to This: Patients Hurt by Levaquin and Avelox Filing Lawsuits Now

By | September 22nd, 2015|FLQ|

We're lawyers — and we're still surprised by this. Despite the known and terrifying risks that come with taking Levaquin and Avelox, risks that include peripheral neuropathy, a nerve damage that may not go [...]

14 September, 2015

Nerve Damage From an Antibiotic? We Would Like to Hear From You If You’ve Been Hurt by Levaquin or Avelox

By | September 14th, 2015|FLQ|

If you've been hurt by the popular antibiotics Levaquin or Avelox, we need to hear from you. You may be able to file a Levaquin or Avelox lawsuit to help you get the financial compensation [...]