Fluoroquinolone antibiotics are some of the most popularly prescribed antibiotics on the market today. Chances are you or someone you know has been given a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. Even though they are contraindicated in children under the age of 18 and in other populations, they are regularly prescribed across all populations. The fluoroquinolones are strong, broad spectrum antibiotics that carry with them and long list of serious side effects, some of which are permanent. Lisa Bloomquist, injured by fluoroquinolones herself, will walk us through the risks of using these drugs for common infections. We’ll also talk about recognizing the signs of fluoroquinolone toxicity and review recovery stories and research for those already injured.
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Live 7pm ET, January 21, 2015: Injured by Antibiotics or archived soon after the show airs.
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