Quinolone warning over aortic aneurysm risk

Quinolone antibiotics may be associated with an increased risk of aortic aneurysm and dissection and should only be used after careful benefit-risk assessment and consideration of other therapeutic options in patients at risk, the MHRA has advised.

by Yejin Yang
Quinolone antibiotics have been linked to increased risks of aortic aneurysm and dissection | ZEPHYR/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Quinolone antibiotics have been linked to increased risks of aortic aneurysm and dissection | ZEPHYR/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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