Dangerous Drugs

14 01, 2016

Investigations Of FLQ Antibiotics And Serious Nerve Damage Or Death In Full Swing

By |2016-10-29T00:20:05-05:00January 14th, 2016|0 Comments

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration recently released a warning about dangerous fluoroquinoline antibiotics (more commonly known as ciprofloxacin (Cipro), gemifloxacin (Factive), levofloxacin (Levaquin), moxifloxacin (Avelox), norfloxacin (Noroxin), and ofloxacin (Floxin)). [...]

13 01, 2016

Dangerous FLQ Antibiotic Warning Labels Reevaluated By FDA 

By |2019-01-17T04:10:20-06:00January 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Recently ABC News reported that the Food and Drug Administration is reviewing warning labels on common, powerful fluoroquinolone antibiotics. For some time now, I have attempted to keep consumers up-to-date [...]

12 01, 2016

Increased Marketing of Pradaxa Means More Internal Bleeding Injuries

By |2016-10-29T00:21:57-05:00January 12th, 2016|0 Comments

An estimated 3.2 million prescriptions have been written for Pradaxa, an anticoagulant (blood thinner) drug that has been shown to cause serious and even fatal internal bleeding injuries and deaths. Pradaxa [...]

11 01, 2016

The Flawed Clinical Trial Process for New Pharmaceutical Drugs 

By |2019-01-17T04:10:20-06:00January 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Reports of Pradaxa bleeding events continue to take place today, causing some to question whether the FDA rushed approval for the new anticoagulant without thoroughly testing it. Overview of the Pharmaceutical [...]