Advances in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety

Advances in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
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Tendon Rupture as a probable side effect of Ciprofloxacin: A review article

Nazanin Foroutan*

Ciprofloxacin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic from fluoroquinolones which are used to treat gram negative and positive bacterial infections. In last twenty years, tendinopathy is a worrying side effect. The side effects of tendon disorders including pain on tendon, angle tenderness, tendinitis and tendon rupture risk. Based on these symptoms various cases are shown and calculated. After several weeks pause in ciprofloxacin treatment the symptoms of tendon disorders are reduced.

Published Date: 2019-04-18; Received Date: 2019-01-17