DRUG AND CHEMICAL TOXICOLOGY, vol.34, no.2, pp.189-191, 2011 (SCI-Expanded)
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DRUG AND CHEMICAL TOXICOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Complication, ciprofloxacin, hepatotoxicity, URINARY-TRACT INFECTIONS, ACUTE LIVER-INJURY, EFFICACY, SAFETY, HEPATITIS
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated:
Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic that has a relatively low rate of occurence of adverse side effects. However, increasing evidences suggest that ciprofloxacin may cause unexpected severe liver damage. Especially, the risk of hepatotoxicity is significantly higher in elderly men receiving drug for a long time. In this article, 2 cases of unexpected severe hepatoxicity of ciprofloxacin are presented.