Archive for May, 2009

Genetically modified foods. Health risks.

I had another IV of glutathione yesterday for my Levaquin poisoning.  Dr. Adrian Hohenwarter gives me the glutathione injections. He is a really good guy and a smart doctor. He had just come back from a medical conference and told me about the dangers of GMO’s – Genetically modified foods. He told me that they were [...]

Merck’s ghostwriters. Haunted pharmaceutical papers. The deception is widespread and never ends.

Levaquin tendon and sleep issues. Levaquin disability affects not only the individual but the entire family too.

Levaquin: The Devil in the Details April 11, 2009. By Gordon Gibb Washington, DC: There is little argument that the Levaquin antibiotic is a good one in terms of its capacity to control and eradicate serious infections. Indeed, Levaquin medicine is powerful stuff. But as is the case with many medicines, the side effects can [...]

Changes in Levaquin package insert. No warning on irreversible condition anymore.

A couple of days ago I went to the official Johnson and Johnson website for Levaquin. I printed off a copy of the package insert for Levaquin about a year ago. That package insert states that Levofloxacin should be discontinued if the patient experiences symptoms of neuropathy including pain, burning, tingling, numbness, and/or weakness or other alterations [...]

Good article by Pat Shellenbarger.

Opponents fight drug company lawsuit shield, but Michigan Senate leader says he will uphold ban by Pat Shellenbarger | The Grand Rapids Press Monday April 20, 2009, 4:49 AM Pat Shellenbarger | The Grand Rapids PressNancy Luckhurst says she suffered side effects from an antibiotic. SHERIDAN — When Nancy Luckhurst underwent knee surgery five months [...]

Willard Water experiment for my floxed body.

When I was getting one of my intravenous treatments of glutathione for my Levaquin poisoning I sat next to another lady who was getting chelation treatment for high blood pressure. She was a mennonite from a place near the amish country and didn’t believe in the use of many prescription medications. I wish I would have grown up in a [...]

Mary Sue Coleman President of the University of Michigan.

Open Letter to University of Michigan President and JNJ Board Director Mary Sue Coleman.  My name is John Fratti. I have been suffering from Levaquin toxicity for over five years. I was healthy and atheltic prior to being prescribed Levaquin. I was a pharmaceutical sales representative and had earned my MBA degree. I was advancing in my company until [...]

Gadolinium contrast agents and NFS in patients with kidney disease

New Study Links Gadolinium to NSF in Kidney Patients May 4, 2009. By Gordon Gibb Washington, DC: New evidence suggests a causal link between Gadolinium Based Contrast agents—(GBCA, routinely used in MRI procedures)—and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) in patients with advanced kidney disease. While the risk for complications from Gadolinium MRI scans have long been [...]

Chronic Epididymitis. Cipro and Levaquin given. Another very sad story.

Here is another very tragic story sent to this blog.   I’ve had chronic recurring epididymitis ever since I was young which was usually treated with anti-inflamatories just to come back later. I was prescribed 500mg of Cipro for 3 weeks in fall 2005 even though I didn’t have any signs of infection. As soon as [...]

Citizen’s Petition against the FDA.

I am going to try and write a Citizen’s petition against the FDA for stricter warnings for fluoroquinolone antibiotics. I am not really sure how to go about this. I posted a link below that explains most of this process. I  googled “How to do a citizen’s petition to the FDA” and the link below came [...]

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