Oral fluoroquinolone use and risk of peripheral neuropathy

@article{Etminan2014OralFU,
  title={Oral fluoroquinolone use and risk of peripheral neuropathy},
  author={M. Etminan and J. Brophy and A. Samii},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2014},
  volume={83},
  pages={1261 - 1263}
}
  • M. Etminan, J. Brophy, A. Samii
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Objective: To quantify the risk of peripheral neuropathy (PN) with oral fluoroquinolone (FQ) use. Methods: We conducted a case-control study within a cohort of men aged 45 to 80 years in the United States followed from 2001 to 2011. Cases were defined as those with the first physician visit diagnosis of PN, polyneuropathy, or drug-induced polyneuropathy. Four controls were matched to each case by age, follow-up, and calendar time using density-based sampling. As a sensitivity analysis, we also… CONTINUE READING
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