Levaquin


FDA Levaquin Warning: Serious Side Effects Could Become Permanent

In mid-May 2016, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a new safety warning about Levaquin (fluoroquinolone). The regulatory agency warned of serious side effects that could become permanent. Levaquin side effects mentioned in the warning include:…

Levaquin Lawsuit Update: Neurological Side Effects

A doctor at the University of South Carolina submitted a petition to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking that the Black Box warning for the antibiotic drug Levaquin be updated to reflect the risk for a…

FDA Releases Safety Communication about Levaquin & Peripheral Neuropathy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently ordered that an update be made to the drug labels for fluoroquinolone medications, which includes the antibiotic drug Levaquin. Released on August 15, 2013, the FDA’s safety communication calls for…

Levaquin Lawsuit News: Antibiotic Drug Levaquin Linked to Tendon Damage and Many Other Serious Side Effects

In current Levaquin lawsuit news, it has become apparent that fluoroquinolones, like Levaquin (levofloxacin), is the cause of more than just tendon damage, as previously understood. In a recent New York Times article,  fluoroquinolone antibiotics have recently been…

Levaquin MDL Settlement Update: Phase 1 Plaintiffs Have Signed a Settlement Agreement

Court convened on January 8, 2013 for a Status Conference for Levaquin lawsuits that have been consolidated into In Re: Levaquin Products Liability Litigation, the Multi-District Litigation (MDL) that is being heard by U.S. District Judge John R….

Minnesota Levaquin MDL and New Jersey Levaquin Mass Tort Plaintiffs Claim Serious Tendon Damage

Levaquin, a drug manufactured by a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary – OrthoMcNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc. – is the topic of several lawsuits around the country that have since been consolidated into a Multi-District Litigation based in Minnesota. A mass…

Levaquin Lawsuit Recently Filed in Minnesota

Published August 30, 2012 on LawsuitInformation.org In early August, a Minnesota man filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of Levaquin, Ortho McNeil Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a manufacturing unit of Johnson & Johnson. The man, Richard Johnson, stated in his…