FDA mandates label change for potential irreversible peripheral neuropathy for Fluoroquinolones. This warning is long overdue. http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm365050.htm
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FDA Requires Label Change for Potential Irreversible Peripheral Neuropathy for Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics.
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 [...]
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 [...]