Monday, April 16, 2012

Q: 48 year old female who is on "Cipro" for last 5 days due to severe urinary tract infection (UTI), is now complaining of diplopia. What is your concern?

Answer; Damage may be permanent

Ciprofloxacin has been repoted to cause diplopia which may be permanent. It may also cause complete loss of vision and impaired color vision but those are usually reversible.

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