After a visit with your doctor to treat a common infection such as sinusitis bronchitis conjunctivitis or a urinary infection you may b sent home with a prescription for one of the most dangerous antibiotics. In addition if you tell your doctor that you may be traveling overseas and want to avoid traveler's diarrhea, you may be given a prescription for one of these drugs to be taken prophylactically! They are used by veterinarians on our pets and we may be getting them through our meats as a common antibiotic administered to prevent infections in animals.
"No other antibiotics carry as high a potential to cause serious, permanent injuries and even deaths as fluoroquinolones" posted Dr. Joseph Mercola in his Nov. 1, 2014 online newsletter. Fluoridated antibiotics such as Cipro, Levaquin, Avelox, Floxin (fluoroquinolones) are the most commonly prescribed antibiotics class of antibiotics in the U.S. and the FDA has finally taken action to advise the medical profession to the dangers of this class of antibiotics.