Musculoskeletal Disorders Archives - MPR

Musculoskeletal Disorders

Risk of Tendon Rupture With Fluoroquinolone Use Examined

According to a recently conducted review of cohort and nested case-control studies, the risk of both Achilles tendon and bicep tendon rupture is increased with administration of fluoroquinolones, however, the attributable risk is actually low. The review aimed to determine the relative, absolute, and attributable risk of tendon rupture associated with fluoroquinolone, as well as…