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FDA Warns That Some Antibiotics May Cause Severe Nerve Damage

An antibiotic class known as fluoroquinolones has been linked to serious nerve damage when taken orally or by injection. The condition is known as peripheral neuropathy. It can be severe, comes on suddenly, and may be permanent. A story posted on WebMD details how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) elevated the warnings regarding these drugs and their potential adverse effects.

Fluoroquinolones are commonly used antibiotics. They are frequently used for the treatment of respiratory infections ...

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