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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...
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Reports of More Levaquin Side Effects Mount

As information about the dangerous side effects of Levaquin and other popular fluoroquinolone drugs (including Avelox and CIPRO) continues to spread, so too do reports of new serious unintended side effects. Numerous patients suffering potentially permanent peripheral neuropathy as an adverse reaction to these drugs are now joined by other victims, who...

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Levaquin Side Effects Not Worth the Risk for Kidney Transplant Patients

University of Ottowa researchers have presented new findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association that side effects of certain antibiotics should prevent their recommendation for use as preventative treatment for kidney transplant infections. In particular, the fluoroqinolone (FLQ) class of antibiotics, which includes drugs such as Avelox, Cipro, and Levaquin, has been connected...
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Double-Edged Sword: Antibiotic Avelox Yields Harmful Side-Effects

The booming pharmaceutical industry experiences plenty of ups and downs—revolutionary drugs constantly burst onto the market, but often discoveries of their harmful side-effects are soon to follow. The antibiotic Avelox was developed to treat serious infections like anthrax and meningitis, but has been linked to serious and potentially permanent side effects, such as nerve damage...
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