Seizures associated with fluoroquinolones.

  title={Seizures associated with fluoroquinolones.},
  author={James Kushner and H J Peckman and Charles R. Snyder},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  volume={35 10},
OBJECTIVE To report two cases of seizures following administration of levofoxacin and ciprofloxacin. CASE SUMMARY A 75-year-old white woman admitted to the hospital was prescribed levofloxacin for ischemic toes. After receiving three doses of oral levofloxacin, the patient experienced a seizure. One month later, the patient was rechallenged with ciprofloxacin and again experienced a seizure. The patient was hypomagnesemic and had elevated serum creatinine at the time of both seizures, and was… CONTINUE READING
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