A member asked:

I got a prescription for ciprofloxacin 5 days ago and i don't have any apparent side effect. is all the horror story online true? is it a safe drug?

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Dr. Stuart Kanter answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

I am not sure to what information on side effects you are referring. There has been press regarding ligament rupture. All drugs have potential risks and the risks need to be compared to the benefits. I believe it is a good medicine and the benefits greatly outweigh the risks when used for the right indications and length of time.

Answered Nov 26, 2013



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