EU Patients Decry Medical ‘Ignorance’ About Side-Effects Of Quinolones & Fluoroquinolones
At the European Medicines Agency's second ever public hearing on the safety of marketed medicines, patients gave an emotional account of how they battled with 'ignorance' within the EU medical community about the severely debilitating and potentially permanent side-effects of some broad-spectrum antibiotics.
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