Check for Quinolone Use in Patients Who Report Disabling Symptoms

New boxed warnings will raise more questions about appropriate quinolone use.

We know that quinolones can rarely lead to musculoskeletal problems...especially tendinitis or tendon rupture. The elderly and patients on oral steroids are at higher risk.

But new evidence also suggests a remote risk of a set of symptoms that can be severely disabling to some patients.

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