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Lawyers for Levaquin, Avelox, Cipro nerve damage plaintiffs ask to consolidate lawsuits in mass tort litigation

February 15th, 2016

Attorneys representing dozens of plaintiffs who suffered nerve damage after taking the drugs Levaquin, Avelox or Cipro have asked a …

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What is peripheral neuropathy?

January 12th, 2016

Peripheral neuropathy is a type of nerve damage affecting the peripheral nerves of the body. Peripheral neuropathy usually affects the …

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What are fluoroquinolone antibiotics?

September 17th, 2015

Fluoroquinolones—also known as FQ antibiotics or FQs—are a class of antibiotics drugs used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections, …

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Levaquin lawsuit filed by Texas woman over nerve damage from antibiotics

August 4th, 2015

Janssen Pharmaceuticals and distributor McKesson Corp. are facing a lawsuit filed by a Texas woman who suffered nerve damage after …

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Citing cell damage and peripheral neuropathy link, group calls for stronger FDA warning for FQ antibiotics

July 16th, 2015

Levaquin and other commonly prescribed antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones can cause damage to the body’s cells that could lead to peripheral …

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