I WISH someone told me about the RISK of taking these antibiotics many years ago and its is my hope that this will help someone else have the knowledge so that can make an informed decision when they go to the Doctors.
Some of you have read my book Healthy Business, Healthy You Toolbox and have read part of my story and how I have had some extreme health challenges, and some of you have not. The short story is I have an auto immune health challenge and many of the health challenges I faced in my life are directly due to taking this family of antibiotics. One of my goal and mission is to take the tools I have received as I went through each challenge in life and to help folks have tools that they can use in their life toolbox that will help them have a better quality of life.
All antibiotics carry a risk of side effects, but fluoroquinolones are in a class by themselves when it comes to potential health risks.
So many of you have never heard of Quinolones so here is a little more info so you can be informed.
The quinolones, also known as the fluoroquinolones, are a synthetic, bactericidal antibacterial class with a broad-spectrum of activity.They inhibit the enzyme topoisomerase II, a DNA gyrase that is necessary for the replication of the microorganism. Topoisomerase II enzyme produces a negative supercoil on DNA, permitting transcription or replication so by inhibiting this enzyme DNA replication and transcription is blocked.
The quinolones has been used for difficult-to-treat urinary tract infections when other options aren’t effective, hospital-acquired pneumonia, bacterial prostatitis, and even anthrax or plague.
The FDA finally has issued a strong warning about this class in 2016.
FDA safety review found that both oral and injectable fluroquinolones are associated with disabling side effects involving tendons, muscles, joints, nerves and the central nervous system. These side effects can occur hours to weeks after exposure to fluoroquinolones and may potentially be permanent.
These are just SOME of the potential size effects so be sure and reach the side effects of each one. Way too long to list here. Be also sure to watch the videos below.
Familiar names in the fluoroquinolone class include:
There are also Ear Drops and Eye drops as well.
Here is the full list so you can familiarize yourself with them so you are well informed.
Bitter Pill: Side effects of Fluoroquinolones
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