Health warning from USFDA: This antibiotic can severely damage your central nervous system permanently
In the latest against the excessive use of antibiotics, the FDA or American Food and Drug Administration is now warning people against consuming a particular range of antibiotics that has found to cause possible and serious nerve damage.
The fact that such antibiotics cause nerve damage is a huge cause for concern. The groups known as Fluroquinolones are a common family of antibiotics that are prescribed against several types of illnesses like urinary tract infections and respiratory tract infections.
1 The antibiotics to avoid
In 2011 more than 23 million people were treated with medications that were various forms of such antibiotics. If you want to know what type of antibiotics come under this category then here is the list.
- Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)
- Gemifloxacin (Factive)
- Levofloxacin (Levaquin)
- Moxifloxacin (Avelox)
- Norfloxacin (Noroxin)
- Ofloxacin (Floxin)