A 65-year-old male asked:
Is cipro (ciprofloxacin) contraindicated for anyone over age 60 who exercises?
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No: Not unless allergic to this class of drugs.
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Specializes in Family Medicine
No, but...: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not contraindicated in people over 60 unless there is a prior history of allergy to this drug class ( quinolones) or a previous adverse reaction to it. But, people over 60 are at higher risk than younger people for tendon rupture with the use of this class of antibiotics.
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Last updated Aug 18, 2014
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