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Fluoroquinolone is a type of drug used to prevent and treat infections. Fluoroquinolones are associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture. This risk is further increased in those over age 60, in kidney, heart, and lung transplant recipients, and with use of concomitant steroid therapy.
Researchers suggest ways to make TB drugs more efficacious against mutations

Researchers suggest ways to make TB drugs more efficacious against mutations

Salvat, Lee's Pharmaceutical partner to market Duoxal ear drops in Greater China

Salvat, Lee's Pharmaceutical partner to market Duoxal ear drops in Greater China

Study shows that households can serve as reservoir for transmitting MRSA

Study shows that households can serve as reservoir for transmitting MRSA

Researchers identify a single protein as root cause of multiple allergic reactions

Researchers identify a single protein as root cause of multiple allergic reactions

Simple rectal swab cultures can thwart drug-resistant E. coli in patients undergoing TRUSBx procedures

Simple rectal swab cultures can thwart drug-resistant E. coli in patients undergoing TRUSBx procedures

Researchers examine accuracy of GenoType MTBDRslassay for detection of drug-resistant TB

Researchers examine accuracy of GenoType MTBDRslassay for detection of drug-resistant TB

Ferring Pharmaceuticals to introduce new cranberry flavor option of PREPOPIK in 2015

Ferring Pharmaceuticals to introduce new cranberry flavor option of PREPOPIK in 2015

Preventing antibiotic side effects: an interview with Florence Séjourné, CEO, Da Volterra

Preventing antibiotic side effects: an interview with Florence Séjourné, CEO, Da Volterra

Bayer's Ciprofloxacin DPI receives FDA orphan drug designation for NCFB treatment

Bayer's Ciprofloxacin DPI receives FDA orphan drug designation for NCFB treatment

Restricting antibiotics use unlikely to stop spread of drug resistance in typhoid fever

Restricting antibiotics use unlikely to stop spread of drug resistance in typhoid fever

Diabetic patients taking oral fluoroquinolones may have high risk of severe blood sugar-related problems

Diabetic patients taking oral fluoroquinolones may have high risk of severe blood sugar-related problems

Microbiologist uses new Geographic Information System to track deadly outbreaks of drug-resistant TB

Microbiologist uses new Geographic Information System to track deadly outbreaks of drug-resistant TB

ST131 infection is more prevalent in LTCF residents and elderly population

ST131 infection is more prevalent in LTCF residents and elderly population

Researchers track emergence and global spread of healthcare-associated C. difficile

Researchers track emergence and global spread of healthcare-associated C. difficile

Certain UTI-causing bacteria become more difficult to treat with current antibiotics

Certain UTI-causing bacteria become more difficult to treat with current antibiotics

High worldwide drug-resistant TB figures are “worrying

High worldwide drug-resistant TB figures are “worrying

TB Alliance and FIND partner to promote development of TB drugs and diagnostics

TB Alliance and FIND partner to promote development of TB drugs and diagnostics

Ciprofloxacin use is major contributor to MRSA spread in hospitals

Ciprofloxacin use is major contributor to MRSA spread in hospitals

Kalidex announces presentation of data on KPI-10 against MDR strains at ICAAC

Kalidex announces presentation of data on KPI-10 against MDR strains at ICAAC

MDR-TB, XDR-TB more widespread than previously believed, study shows

MDR-TB, XDR-TB more widespread than previously believed, study shows