Archive for the ‘Black Box warning- Quinolones’ Category

FDA Requires Label Change for Potential Irreversible Peripheral Neuropathy for Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics.

FDA mandates label change for potential irreversible peripheral neuropathy for Fluoroquinolones. This warning is long overdue. http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm365050.htm

Myasthenia gravis black box warning – Fluoroquinolones.

I believe this is the study that led to the myasthenia gravis black box warning for Fluoroquinolones. It was three FDA staff who looked at the MedWatch data and published a paper.  Jeez, what a concept!  It seems like it may be worth a try to contact these three individuals and suggest they look at more of the FQ [...]

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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