Ciprofloxacin

by Cathy Parkes May 04, 2020

Ciprofloxacin

Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic used to treat UTIs. A unique side effect of this medication is "achilles tendon rupture". HINT: If you take CIPRO, you might SLIP due to your achilles tendon rupturing.



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