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Can cipro (ciprofloxacin) antibiotics also cause tendon rupture like levaquin?
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In brief: YES
All quinolones (avelox, cipro, (ciprofloxacin) levaquin.
.. ) are associated with risk of tendon rupture.

In brief: YES
All quinolones (avelox, cipro, (ciprofloxacin) levaquin.
.. ) are associated with risk of tendon rupture.
Dr. George T Tsai
Dr. George T Tsai
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Dr. Francisco Schwartz-Fernandes
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Yes
This is a known side effect of this class of antibiotics.
Pay attention to any abnormal function after the use of this medication. Tendinitis is also commom with this medications.

In brief: Yes
This is a known side effect of this class of antibiotics.
Pay attention to any abnormal function after the use of this medication. Tendinitis is also commom with this medications.
Dr. Francisco Schwartz-Fernandes
Dr. Francisco Schwartz-Fernandes
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