Side effects for this antibiotic are worse than infections it’s prescribed for

The FDA just announced that it will require more warnings on the label for a class of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones because the side effects they cause are worse than the actual infections they are commonly prescribed for. Side effects include permanent muscle and nerve damage, when the infections they’re prescribed for usually clear up on their own, without the need of any medication. Like The Resident on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TheResident

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