Cipro Tendonitis and
Levaquin Tendonitis
are BAD News…

Cipro Tendonitis and Levaquin Tendonitis are BAD news for you if you have or are currently taking either of these drugs that have the potential to cause serious irreversible disabling damage. While the risk of this is 'rare' according to most doctors and researchers, the risk is still there- and even though the risk is less than 1%, it ends up being 100% if it actually happens to you. Find out more about Cipro Tendonitis and Levaquin Tendonitis and learn what that risk actually means to you.


What is Cipro Tendonitis

Cipro Tendon damage is actual damage to tendon, cartilage and connective tissue that can occur after taking any of several different Fluoroquinolone or Quinolone Antibiotics. When connective tissue or tendon damage is caused by these antibiotics, this problem is most often known as Levaquin Tendonitis, but can be the result of:

All of these drugs and any other drug in the Quinolone class, usually ending in –floxin or –floxacin, can cause damage and even RUPTURE to tendon, cartilage and connective tissue throughout the body. While this sounds crazy and it doesn't seem like an antibiotic could actually cause problems like these, I assure you that this REALLY is a side effect of these drugs that has hurt and disabled tens of thousands around the world and has been recognized by the US Food and Drug Association (FDA) as such a serious problem that they have placed an FDA Black Box Warning, the strongest warning possible for drugs, right on the package of all of the Quinolone Antibiotics. This is a REAL problem that regulatory agencies have been aware of since the 1980's!

 

Cipro and Levaquin Toxicity Too

While tendon damage and in particular Achilles tendon RUPTURE are the most well-known problems with these drugs, these are not the ONLY problems. A condition known as Cipro or Levaquin Toxicity is as bad, if not a worse problem than Cipro Tendonitis. Levaquin toxicity is the result of the toxic effects of these drugs on the muscles, nerves, eyes, ears, joints, veins and internal organs of the body.

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Do you think it's possible to create a drug that causes tendon damage without any damage to any other body structures? While the FDA seems to believe that it IS possible, the people who are suffering symptoms such as:

  • All over body pain
  • Vision and hearing problems
  • Circulatory problems
  • Neurologic problems
  • Anxiety attacks, depression, insomnia and anger
  • Continual poor digestion

 

Are absolutely certain that these drugs do FAR more damage to bodies than 'just' causing tendon damage and rupture- and many live with this unrecognized constellation of symptoms every day with no relief. Some of these problems are so similar to the Symptoms of Fibromyalgia that there are some who even believe that Symptoms of Fibromyalgia may BE Levaquin Tendonitis or Cipro Tendonitis.

But since most people are not aware of the connection between these antibiotics and side effects of Quinolone Antibiotics and because symptoms can start weeks to months after the antibiotics are taken, it may be that the Fibromyalgia / Levaquin Tendonitis connection is simply going unrecognized.

 

Why Does This Happen

Cipro, Levaquin and the other Quinolone Antibiotics are able to kill the bacteria present from infections because they do damage to the DNA of the offending bacteria, causing them to become weakened and unable to reproduce- or to reproduce more weakly because of the damage to the DNA. While this is GREAT for getting rid of infections- and they DO get rid of infections well- they don't limit their toxic DNA damaging ability to JUST bacteria. Unfortunately, other cells in your body can become a 'casualty of war'- particularly if you are also experiencing Prednisone Side Effects as well.

Tendon cells are usually just the start because they reproduce so slowly making it difficult for the body to repair itself. Tendon cells are also very dependent upon having adequate magnesium in order to function properly, but these antibiotics actually cause Magnesium Depletion which can wreak havoc on the tendons.

This can be a particular problem when a 'subclinical' magnesium deficiency is present- which is actually an EXTREMELY common occurrence in a such a large % of the population that Dr. Carolyn Dean, author of The Magnesium Miracle, says that magnesium deficiency in the US is an 'epidemic'! Yipes.

While many doctors may check blood magnesium before giving these drugs like they are supposed to- it's an ironic twist of fate that Magnesium Levels are essentially useless in determining whether an actual magnesium deficiency is present. In addition, the common Cipro and Levaquin Drug Interactions actually increase this problem and increase your risk of getting Levaquin Toxicity.

 

Mitochondrial Damage

Before the DNA becomes damaged, the toxic drugs have to get past structures called Mitochondria- which are both protective structures for the DNA as well as the energy centers of the cells. Since the mitochondria are responsible for a large portion of the energy produced in the body, damaging these structures can wreak havoc anywhere and everywhere that they become damaged.

cipro tendonitis can lead to mitochondrial damage to cells leaving you chronic fatigue

If the mitochondrial energy centers of enough cells become damaged, then YOU will not be able to produce energy. Sometimes those energy problems are localized, like they are when the Achilles Tendon becomes damaged; or they might affect the whole body and cause YOU to just feel sluggish and tired all the time or feel like your muscles just won't work.

One of the possible reasons that Cipro Tendonitis and Levaquin Tendonitis affect certain people and not others is that people who are affected COULD have an underlying undiagnosed mitochondrial disorder that predisposed them to these problems in the first place. While you may not have known that you had any such problem, it's certainly possible that the Levaquin actually triggered a 'dormant' problem to become active.

 

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Unfortunately, so little research has been done on Cipro tendon damage and toxicity that it's unlikely that we will ever know whether this is true or not. However, in my private practice, special biochemical testing done on many many people with Levaquin Tendonitis consistently show the need for nutrients that support the health of the mitochondria and quench the 'oxidative stress' that can occur from their being damaged.

 

What Can be Done if You
Have Cipro Tendonitis or Toxicity

Well, that depends upon who you talk to. Your doctor will tell you that there is no cure for your tendon pain, or he'll want to do surgery if it's really bad or has ruptured. Otherwise, he'll either say that there is nothing that can be done and put you on pain medications. Or if you have Levaquin Toxicity, he may deny that you have any problems connected to the antibiotics at all and begin taking you through a whirlwind of testing for every possible problem only to end up giving you an equally unsatisfying diagnosis of Fibromyalgia (which he still can't do anything to improve) or will give you some antidepressants and send you to a psychiatrist. Nice options huh?



But there really is help for this problem. The authors of this site are PASSIONATE about helping people overcome Levaquin Tendonitis and Cipro Tendonitis and began helping people and researching this problem when we found out just how many people have had their lives destroyed because of it and that no one else seems to have any clue what to do and there is no one that we've found who is even working on a solution that we are aware of.

If you are suffering from symptoms of Cipro Tendonitis, tendon damage or toxicity symptoms from any of the Quinolone Antibiotics, then take a look at The Levaquin Tendonitis Solution, the only real solution out there to this devastating and disabling problem .

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