Recent reports have shown an increase in antibiotic resistance, as many are improperly prescribed, given when they are not needed, in incorrect doses, or duration. A popular antibiotic known as fluoroquinolone antibiotics has been linked in studies as causing damage to the aorta, resulting in an aneurysm that could turn deadly. These UTI antibiotics have also been linked to peripheral neuropathy nerve damage that leaves victims disabled.
If you have suffered from an aortic aneurysm or dissection or nerve damage after taking fluoroquinolone antibiotics, you may be entitled to substantial compensation. Contact The People’s Lawyer for a free, no-obligation consultation today.
WHAT ARE FLUOROQUINOLONE ANTIBIOTICS?
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics have been conveyed as the most frequently used antibiotic in the United States. The antibiotics have been used to treat illnesses such as respiratory and urinary tract infections, or UTI’s. Fluoroquinolone antibiotics make up for about 16.6 percent of the world market for antibiotics, and medical experts predict a steady increase of demand for the antibiotics.
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics have been prescribed to individuals who have suffered from diseases like bronchitis, pneumonia, skin infections, sinusitis, urinary tract infections, gastroenteritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, joint and bone infections, and typhoid fever.
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics are found in a variety of common medications such as:
WARNING: Do not stop taking medications without first consulting your physician as immediate halt of medication could cause harm.
SIDE EFFECTS OF FLUOROQUINOLONE ANTIBIOTICS
After taking fluoroquinolone antibiotics, victims have suffered from damage to the lining of the aorta, the largest blood vessel in the human body. This type of damage usually causes dissection and bulging aneurysms that may lead to leaks or rupture that could turn deadly. These symptoms often occur quickly, 84% of victims developed symptoms within one week.
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics have been found to double the risk of peripheral neuropathy that leads to tendon ruptures and irreversible nerve damage that could leave victims permanently disabled. 60% of users of the antibiotic have symptoms after one year.
Victims of fluoroquinolone antibiotics have suffered from:
Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics LAWSUIT ELIGIBILITY
Attorneys of Central New York, Brindisi, Murad, Brindisi & Pearlman have the knowledge and experience in determining eligibility in the complicated are of mass tort law, as well as in helping you receive the full financial compensation that may be available for those injured from the use of this class of antibiotics. Thousands are coming forward with a medical malpractice suit after taking antibiotics that lead to aortic dissection, aneurysm or nerve damage. Contact us for a free, no-obligation case evaluation. Time is limited so contact us today.
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