Avoid the risk of a Levaquin tendon rupture

Following several years of concern about the increased risk of tendon ruptures associated with Levaquin, the FDA announced last week that a black box warning would be added to the antibiotic and other fluoroquinolone antimicrobial drugs, such as Cipro and Floxin. Users will also now receive… Read More

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July 16, 2008 | 41 Comments

Levaquin tendon ruptures continue to cause problems

Popular antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones, which include Cipro and Levaquin, have been associated with a potential increased risk of ruptured tendons. Although this risk has been known for some time, manufacturers of these antibiotics provide inadequate warnings to doctors and consumers. As a result, users continue… Read More

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February 7, 2008 | 80 Comments