‘I Thought I Was Dying’: A Common Synthetic Antibiotic Can Cause Permanent Side Effects
By Carey Purcell, AlterNet
Posted on February 17, 2011, Printed on March 8, 2011
Bobby Grozier was on top of the world before he took the pills. A senior software adviser for a Fortune 500 company based in Manhattan, he earned a great salary and was happily married with a young daughter. That changed when he was prescribed a toxic combination of drugs to treat lingering symptoms of what his doctor thought was prostatitis. Ten years later, he suffers from permanent brain damage, is on disability and has lost more than $3 million in medical costs and income.