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Adverse Effects

  • Common adverse effects
    • GI and neuro toxicity
    • Rash
    • QT prolongation
    • Hyper/hypoglycemia
    • Hematologic toxicity
  • Black box warning from US FDA
  • Tendon Rupture & Tendinitis [1]
  • Peripheral Neuropathy[2]

See Also


  1. Gültuna 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