If you have anthrax, Fluoroquinolone drugs are a great idea. Otherwise, avoiding Cipro might be the best move you can make for your health. On today’s podcast, you’ll learn about the side effects of these drugs and hear a heroic story about Fluoroquinolone toxicity. You might have heard of Cipro, as it is one of the better known Fluoroquinolone drugs. Sadly it is becoming a much more common treatment for digestive issues in conventional medicine. And that makes this a very important topic for you and your loved ones. This class of antibiotics can be used by doctors against many types of illness (not just IBD) and digestive issues. Why did it feel as if a bomb had exploded within my body and mind? Why did I go from doing Cross Fit to being unable to walk a block? Why did I suddenly lose my energy, endurance and flexibility? I had suffered from an adverse reaction to ciprofloxacin, a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, and I had gone through fluoroquinolone toxicity syndrome—a multi-symptom, “mysterious” illness that involves damage to connective tissue (tendons, ligaments, cartilage, fascia, etc.) throughout the body, damage to the nervous systems (central, peripheral and autonomic), and more. Why did I lose my memory and reading comprehension? Even though I knew why I was sick, I was still left wondering, what does fluoroquinolone toxicity mean? No doctors that I consulted were able to give me any answers to those questions, so I went digging around myself. How do fluoroquinolones damage tendons, muscles, cartilage and nerves? Here are some hypotheses for the mechanisms by which fluoroquinolones cause nervous system and musculoskeletal damage that manifests as multi-symptom, often chronic, illness. Is fluoroquinolone toxicity syndrome a result of mitochondrial damage? This hypothesis has the most evidence to support it. The FDA noted, in their April 27, 2013 Pharmacovigilance Review, “Disabling Peripheral Neuropathy Associated with Systemic Fluoroquinolone Exposure,” that: “Ciprofloxacin has been found to affect mammalian topoisomerase II, especially in mitochondria.
Stop using Cipro and call your doctor at once if you have symptoms such as headache, hunger, irritability, numbness, tingling, burning pain, confusion, agitation, paranoia, problems with memory or concentration, thoughts of suicide, or sudden pain or movement problems in any of your joints. May 23, 2018. All my symptoms are co concurrent w/ FLOURIDE POISONING. Go to your Dr and ask for some Cipro suppositories and then swallow a few.