FDA declares some antibiotics a magic carpet to heart damage
Source: Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
Garden City Park, NY: At a time when most Americans are in the midst of the holiday season and upcoming New Year's celebrations, some alarming news has been released to the public concerning use of a class of antibiotic medications called fluoroquinolones.
According to a newly announced review by the FDA (Food & Drug Administration), these fluoroquinolone medications (better known by the US market names Cipro, Levaquin, Avelox, Factive, Floxin, and Norflox) "can cause painful and sometimes fatal damage" to patients' hearts.
This is only one of various side effects that have been linked to these antibiotics, and written about in great detail by author Jay S. Cohen, MD in the book What You Must Know About the Hidden Dangers of Antibiotics ($15.95 USD, ISBN: 978-0-7570-0469-8).
While the FDA has continued to serve as our government's own watchdog agency when it comes to these kinds of serious and potentially fatal effects on our health, this book shows how both physicians and drug manufacturers have elected either to ignore the data or to hide these problems largely from public view.
The only solution, as ever, is for American citizens to take a keener interest in their own health so they can protect themselves and their loved ones from the overuse of antibiotics. What You Must Know About the Hidden Dangers of Antibiotics lives up to its name, and should serve as the definitive source of good information on this topic. Start the year right with a copy of this book.