According to a recent news report, the United States Food and Drug Administration
has announced that changes will be made to labels of fluoroquinolones,
which are antibacterial drugs. The changes will require drug manufacturers
to provide updated box warnings and medication guides that explain to
consumers that the side effects of such medications may seriously outweigh
the benefits for individuals suffering from bronchitis, sinusitis, and
urinary tract infection that can be treated in other ways.
What Potential Side Effects Are Associated with Fluoroquinolones?
The FDA reports that these types of drugs have been associated with disabling
side effects, some of which have caused permanent and serious damages
to the following parts of the body:
- Central nervous system
As of now, The FDA has released a statement, which says that the association
will continue to examine the efficacy and safety of these drugs and will
be sure to keep the public and medical care providers updated with any
new information they may acquire.
What Specific Medications Are Being Examined?
Sources state that the FDA is continuing examinations and research on various
types of fluoroquinolones that have been deemed potentially dangerous.
However, recently studies show that some specific harmful fluoroquinolones
are those listed below:
Have You Suffered Harm From Using Fluoroquinolones?
If you or someone you love has suffered negative side effects after using
any type of fluoroquinolone, it is crucial you contact
an Orlando personal injury lawyer at The Maher Law Firm right away. We can examine your health condition,
medical documents, history, and side effects to determine who should be
held responsible for your injuries. Because we are dedicated to protecting
the rights of the injured, we will do everything in our power to ensure
you are cared for from beginning to end. At our firm, we are zealous in
our fight to hold
dangerous drug manufacturers responsible for their actions.
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