FDA Warning: Fluoroquinolone

It is important to see a doctor right away if you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms such as a pain on your tendon, muscle weakness or numbness in your arms or legs while taking fluoroquinolone medicine, that is a sign that you might consider to discontinue your medication and contact your physician. According to FDA approval, the using of systemic fluoroquinolone associated with tendenitis, tondon rupture and risks of peripheral neuropathy and central nervous system effect. Moreover there are serious risks associated with fluoroquinolone such as cardiac, dermatology and hypersensitivity reactions. For any enquiries please contact your primary care physicians.

By Jidapa Arjhansiri, M.D.


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