Adverse Reactions to Fluoroquinolones

Adverse Reactions to Fluoroquinolones
The following adverse reactions to fluoroquinolones have been reported. This should not be considered an exhaustive list of possible reactions, nor is it meant to be a diagnostic tool for fluoroquinolone toxicity. But, these are examples of the side effects from the drugs.  The list can be downloaded as a PDF on the link below.

Consult your physician if you think you are suffering from an adverse reaction to a fluoroquinolone.  Look up your record of drugs you have been prescribed including oral drugs, eye drops, ear drops and even inhalers.

•    Tendinitis
•    Speech/aphasia
•    Tendon rupture
•    Suicidal ideation
•    Ligament rupture
•    Seizures
•    Meniscus tear in knee
•    Visual/auditory hallucinations
•    Joint pain/popping
•    Non-allergy itching
•    Muscle atrophy/weakness/pain
•    Poor wound healing
•    Degeneration of spinal disks
•    Swallowing deficit
•    Peripheral neuropathy/nerve pain/nerve damage
•    Persistent gastric problems
•    Fatigue
•    Mouth sores
•    Dental pain
•    Food/chemical sensitivities
•    Facial pain/numbness
•    Dry/itchy eyes
•    Muscle twitching/involuntary spasms
•    Lack of tear production
•    Tremors
•    Visual changes
•    Insomnia
•    Retina tears
•    Brain fog
•    Vertigo
•    Anxiety/depression
•    Tinnitus
•    Impaired memory
•    Palpitations/arrhythmia
•    Palpitations/arrhythmia
•    Dysautonomia
•    High/low blood pressure

Click to get this list as a PDF download.

Adverse Reactions to Quinolones Table

Fluoroquinolones affect your PETS!

This class of antibiotics also affects your pets!  Veterinarians prescribe them for animals with infections when there are less serious drugs without these dangerous side effects.  So ask your vet if the drug they are prescribing is a fluoroquinolone.

  • Advocin, Advocid (danofloxacin)
  • Dicural, Vetequinon (difloxacin)
  • Floxasol, Saraflox, Sarafin (sarafloxacin)
  • ibaflin (ibafloxacin)
  • Marbocy, Zeniquin (marbofloxacin)
  • Orbax, Victas (orbifloxacin)