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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Wednesday's Article of the Week: Cipro and Tendon Injuries

Every cold season I have one patient at least who tears a tendon in their foot or ankle while on, or just coming off, Cipro. I tell my patients to be very conservative in their workouts up to 2 weeks after they have stopped the antibiotics.





http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22035890

http://orthopedics.about.com/b/2008/07/09/fda-warning-some-antibiotics-cause-tendon-ruptures.htm

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