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Levaquin users Demand Stronger FLQ Warning Labels

“It has destroyed my life,” laments Terry Aston, a former truck driver whose life hasn’t been the same since she took antibiotic Levaquin to treat an infection back in 1991. Levaquin is a drug belonging to a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones, or FLQs, which include other brand-name drugs Avelox and Cipro. Responsible...

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Drugmakers Oppose Levaquin, Cipro, Avelox MDL

Manufacturers of fluoroquinolone drugs Levaquin, Cipro and Avelox—strong prescription antibiotics that have been linked to permanent nerve damage—who are facing mounting lawsuits throughout the federal court system are opposing plaintiffs’ motions to centralize proceedings. Plaintiffs of the two dozen cases pending in several U.S. District Courts across the country called for consolidation of their cases...
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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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