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Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 1993 Jul;37(3):232-4.

Unwanted effects of ciprofloxacin in Indian population.

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Department of Pharmacology, All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Abstract

The present study was an attempt to evaluate epidemiological profile of adverse reactions of ciprofloxacin and factors influencing them in Indian population. The study was conducted in indoor patients of All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. The patients were in the age group of 21-65 years. Gastrointestinal upsets (nausea, vomiting, abdominal discomfort), headache, dizziness and skin rash were observed. Route of administration influenced the onset of ADRs. Severity of ADRs was proportional to dose. All reactions were reversible and the incidence of ADRs is lower in Indian population as compared to USA(1) but higher than seen in Japanese (2).

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PMID:
8276503
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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