Wednesday Apr 16
Effects of pentoxifylline on intestinal bacterial overgrowth,...
Prophylaxis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis with norfloxacin has been associated to development of antibiotic resistance.
Some Antibiotics Linked to Serious Nerve Damage
Aug. 27, 2013 -- The FDA is strengthening its warning that a popular class of antibiotics, called fluoroquinolones, may cause sudden, serious, and potentially permanent nerve damage called peripheral neuropathy .
American Academy of Family Physicians
Fluoroquinolone Use Poses Threat to Patients With Diabetes
Physicians who care for patients with diabetes may wish to steer clear of prescribing systemic fluoroquinolones for bacterial infections in these individuals, according to a recent warning from the FDA In an Aug. 15 drug safety communication, the FDA informed physicians and other health care professionals it is requiring changes to the labels and ... (more)
Fluoroquinolone Antibacterial Drugs: Drug Safety Communication- Risk...
ISSUE : FDA has required the drug labels and Medication Guides for all fluoroquinolone antibacterial drugs be updated to better describe the serious side effect of peripheral neuropathy.