Antibiotics may raise kidney injury risk, study says

06/7/2013 | Reuters

Men who took fluoroquinolones had a twofold greater risk of developing serious kidney problems than nonusers, according to a study published online in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The risk of kidney injury was nearly five times higher in men who simultaneously took a fluoroquinolone and an ACE inhibitor compared with those who didn't take fluoroquinolones.

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