Unexpected severe hepatotoxicity of ciprofloxacine: two case reports


ALAN C. , Kocoglu H., ERSAY A. R. , Ertung Y. , KURT H. A.

DRUG AND CHEMICAL TOXICOLOGY, cilt.34, ss.189-191, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 34 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3109/01480545.2010.495392
  • Dergi Adı: DRUG AND CHEMICAL TOXICOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.189-191

Özet

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.