See: Provocation polio [Citations] Antibiotic & vaccine associated paralytic Poliomyelitis (VAPP)
Vaccine induced meningitis
Antibiotics & Meningitis
[2017 March] GP killed by the deadly meningitis that's spread by teenagers: Ten hours after John called in sick from work thinking he had the flu, the disease claimed his life When John awoke at 3am with a temperature, Di gave him some Paracetamol and he went back to sleep. ...Di gave John more paracetamol and then went out to buy some vegetables for the family's Christmas dinner.]
[2014 Dec] 14 Arrested In Deadly Meningitis Outbreak Linked To Framingham Pharmacy Tainted steroids manufactured by the pharmacy were blamed for a 2012 outbreak that killed 64 people. About 750 people in 20 states developed meningitis or other infections after receiving the contaminated steroids. Michigan, Tennessee and Indiana were the hardest-hit states.
[2012 Oct] When common becomes lethal by Hilary Butler Since May 2012, the CDC has been investigating a meningitis outbreak, seemingly caused by contamination by Aspergillus and Exserohilum spores in injectable steroids and other drugs made at a compounding pharmacy
[2012 Oct] More drugs may be linked to meningitis outbreak: FDA Nine more people have been diagnosed with fungal meningitis linked to possibly tainted vials of the injected steroid methylprednisolone, bringing the number of cases to 212
[2012 Oct] 13,000 People Exposed to Big Pharma Shots Contaminated with Rare Fungal Meningitis
[Sept 2008 NZ Letter by Hilary Butler] Media paracetamol article.
[Media March 2002] Report Links Vioxx to Meningitis (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory)
[Media UK, 1996] Meningitis clusters linked to antibiotics (erythromycin)
Raptiva, a medication
prescribed to treat Psoriasis, can cause viral infections. This is
admitted by Raptiva's manufacturer, Genentech, and has been confirmed by the
FDA. Indeed, the link between Raptiva and viral infections is so clear that
Genentech recently agreed to withdraw all of the Raptiva on the U.S. market,
based on the viral infections diagnosed in Raptiva patients in America and
around the world. Prescribed to treat psoriasis,
Raptiva (efalizumab) is an injectable medication that is known to increase the
risk of developing severe, life-threatening infections, including: bacterial
sepsis (a blood infection), invasive fungal disease, progressive multifocal
leukoencephalopathy/ PML (a type of
Raptiva brain infection in which the white matter of the brain swells), viral
meningitis (an infection that causes inflammation of the brain and/or spinal
While Raptiva brain infections (specifically Raptiva PML infections and meningitis) are the most deadly side effects, any of the above conditions will be fatal without emergency medical care.
"In the towns with meningitis clusters, there were almost 50% more prescriptions for antibiotics and nine times more case of the killer disease than in the low-incidence" towns. One antibiotic drug, erythromycin, which is marketed under a variety of brand name and is used as a routine treatment for sore throats appeard with mysterious frequency or the prescriptions. It was being used up to four times more often in the towns with the serious meningitis problem than in the other towns."--Media 1996
Pfizer threatened to sue IAS as a result of statements made pointing out the association of the use of paracetamol with serious meningitis (I attach that study as well). It is interesting that following this letter to Pfizer, and two more follow ups, Pfizer chose to silently drop it’s legal threats, rather than play out their “power games” in the public arena. [Sept 2008 NZ Letter by Hilary Butler] Media paracetamol article.
"A young woman had contracted a seemingly life-threatening meningitis three times within a year. She had no other signs of infection, and each time a series of tests was unable to determine the cause. It turned out to be a violent allergic reaction to the pain-killer ibuprofen (brand names: Apsifen Brufen Cuprofen Fenbid Inoven Motrin Nurofen Proflex.-------The list of medications associated with DIAM (Drug Induced Aseptic Meningitis) includes antibiotics (Cotrimoxazole, Trimethoprim, Sulfamethoxazole), human immune globulins, chemotherapeutic agents such as Cytarabin and also miscellaneous drugs such as Carbamazepine, radiographic agents, some vaccines or Muromonab-CD3.