We are waiting for the results of the MRI on my wife’s left shoulder/arm to determine the extent of damage caused by Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) a member of the fluoroquinolones antibiotic class.  In the meantime she is taking two Aleve in the morning and two at night.  Sometimes she needs Extra Strength Tylenol to make it between doses.  The sling is in her purse – just in case.

I never knew that antibiotics could cause tendon damage.  Surprise!

What did I learn today: This same class of antibiotics is linked to Retinal Detachment.  Come on.  Why the heck is this drug still on the market?

Primum non nocere!

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