[Fluoroquinolones interactions with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs]

[Article in Polish]

Skretkowicz J, Gondko A.

Zaklad Farmakologii Katedry Farmakologii i Farmakologii Klinicznej UM w Lodzi.

Fluoroquinolones and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are widely prescribed in clinical use. Many of NSAIDs are over-the-counter (OTC) drugs, taken without doctor's prescription. It increases risk of adverse effects. Neurological side effects have to be taken under consideration during concomitant use of fluoroquinolones and NSAIDs. This article is a review of the different mechanisms responsible for quinolones interactions with NSAIDs.

Last Updated 7/17/04