Antibiotics May Trigger Blood Sugar Swings
Fluoroquinolones are commonly prescribed to treat urinary tract infections and other illnesses. Recently, these antibiotics have been shown to cause potentially harmful side effects.
FDA Requires Label Changes for Fluoroquinolone Drugs Taken by Mouth or by Injection
The US Food and Drug Administration (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.
Levaquin Approved for Treatment of the Plague
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved Levaquin ( levofloxacin ) to treat patients with plague, a rare and potentially deadly bacterial infection.