Tag Archives: avelox lawyer

New Avelox Nerve Damage Suit Filed

After taking potent antibiotic Avelox in 2012, Jacqueline Whitters developed severe pain, numbness and weakness in her body, resulting in permanent peripheral neuropathy. Now, three years later, Whitters claims that Avelox’ manufacturers, Bayer Corp. and Merck & Co., may have known about the nerve damage risks associated with the drug yet misleadingly marketed it...
Read more

New Lawsuit Filed Over Antibiotic Avelox

A new lawsuit has been filed in Nevada by Geraldine Blackmon against Bayer Healthcare and Merck & Co., claiming she developed peripheral neuropathy, a condition involving nerve damage, as a result of taking the popularly-prescribed fluoroquinolone (FLQ) antibiotic Avelox. After taking the drug for 15 days, she developed irreversible nerve damage, and experienced severe...

Read more

Dangerous Antibiotics Turn Potentially Deadly

The popularly-prescribed antibiotics Levaquin, Avelox, and Cipro have been linked to dangerous side-effects, including peripheral neuropathy and tendon injuries that could potentially be permanent. 60-year old Joseph King of North Miami is facing potentially fatal side effects.  King began taking Levaquin when he contracted salmonella in 2011, receiving the drug intravenously while...

Read more

Antibiotic Use During Travel Leads To Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Strong antibiotics such as Cipro, Avelox, and Levaquin have been known to save lives in patients suffering serious diseases, especially travelers who fall ill when visiting foreign countries—but these powerful drugs can also kill beneficial bacteria that protect the body, leading to caution on use in only extreme cases. “This makes room for new...
Read more

Real Time Analytics