Fluoroquinolones

Indications

Adverse Effects

  • Common adverse effects
    • GI and neuro toxicity
    • Rash
    • QT prolongation
    • Hyper/hypoglycemia
    • Hematologic toxicity
    • Depression/Suicidality
  • Black box warning from US FDA
    • Tendonitis and tendon rupture[1]
    • Peripheral Neuropathy[2]

See Also

References

  1. G├╝ltuna S. et al. Ciprofloxacin induced tendinitis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2009;15 (4): 201-2
  2. Food and Drug Administration: Drug safety announcement about fluoroquinolones and possible peripheral neuropathy PDF
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