Flower Mound, TX
A 27-year-old female asked:

Why did my knees with chondromalacia patella got swollen while taking ofloxacin, i took it and i was in bed the whole day and they got swollen! weird!

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Ofloxacin? SE: This very easily could be a side effect of the antibiotic you mention. There are some reports that ligaments and tendons can be too loose while taking this medication. But, that is all I have without examining your knee.
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