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FDA Announces Levaquin Risks Outweigh Benefits

FDA Announces Levaquin Risks Outweigh Benefits May 13, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC: The FDA today issued a new warning for Levaquin and other fluoroquinolones, adding that side effects of the antibiotic medication “generally” outweigh its benefits.
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Levaquin Patients Were "Denied Informed Consent"

Levaquin Patients Were "Denied Informed Consent" October 24, 2010. By Heidi Turner.
Tacoma, WA Patients who took Levaquin and suffered Levaquin side effects might want to consider contacting an attorney, now that the time for the first lawsuit to go to court has almost arrived. Although they took the Levaquin medication to treat bacterial infections—mainly those associated with the sinuses and bronchial tubes—patients might have developed serious tendon problems after taking the medication, according to J. Benton Stewart, attorney at Stewart Law P.L.L.C.
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Attorney Gives Levaquin Lawsuit Advice

Attorney Gives Levaquin Lawsuit Advice July 10, 2009. By Jane Mundy.
Kansas City, KS: Attorney Michael Hodges anticipates many Levaquin lawsuits now that the word is out regarding Levaquin and its association with adverse side effects, namely tendon tears and ruptures. "I think the vast majority of users have no idea that their injuries were caused by an antibiotic," says Hodges," but the fact that there is a black box warning indicates the drug manufacturer knew of these problems and did nothing about it."
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Cure an Infection, Rupture a Tendon

Cure an Infection, Rupture a Tendon October 22, 2008. By Brenda Craig.
New York City, NY Sometimes a drug cures one problem, only to cause another. That seems to be the case for some users of the popular antibiotics Cipro and Levaquin. Both Cipro and Levaquin are prescribed for a wide spectrum of bacterial problems, from bronchitis to urinary tract infections. Attorney Eric Chaffin from the law firm of Bernstein, Liebhard & Lifshitz in New York City is currently reviewing potential claims from people who have used one or both of the antibiotics then subsequently ruptured tendons or tendonitis.
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