Levaquin is an antibiotic drug used to treat bacterial infections of the sinuses, skin, lungs, ears, airways, bones, and joints caused by susceptible bacteria. It is manufactured by Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical.
Levaquin has been linked to tendon damage and tendon ruptures, most notably to the Achilles tendon. This adverse side effect leaves patients incapacitated and needing extensive surgery. In July, 2008 the FDA required the manufacturer to place a black box label warning patients of the possible adverse side effects to taking Levaquin.
If you or a loved one has suffered from tendon rupture or tendon damage as a result of taking Levaquin, you may be entitled to compensation. Call us at (478) 745-9002 for a free consultation.