Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 16th, 2001
With numerous reports that thousands of people are attempting to obtain the powerful antibiotic by any means possible, the risk of Cipro misuse resulting in kidney disease or kidney failure is increasing. There is no cure for kidney failure. The only existing treatments are kidney dialysis and kidney transplantation.
"Cipro is a terrific antibiotic, but if used incorrectly, it can compromise the kidneys' ability to cleanse the blood of toxins," said Dr. Paul W. Crawford,...
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