Another teen devastated by a fluoroquinolones. When is this going to stop??
My name is Catherine. I am a sophomore at Christopher Newport University, in Newport News, VA. Until the summer of 2016, I was a healthy, active college girl, and maybe just a little klutzy. I love to be outside, hang with my friends, worship, and have been working hard toward my undergraduate degree, to reach my goal of being, of all things, a Pharmacist. Cipro, an anti-biotic known as a Fluoroquinolone, has derailed me, in many ways. Physically, emotionally, academically, socially…The irony is not lost on me.
This is my story…
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Although I may appear fine, I am not. Nothing going on inside of my body, and sometimes on the outside, is fine. Rather, it is like an active volcano, with daily eruptions of hot lava surging through me.
Imagine your mom walking in and finding you on the bathroom floor…
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