TITLE

People with diabetes should avoid antibiotic gatifloxacin

AUTHOR(S)
Kendall, Claire; Wooltorton, Eric
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/11/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 8, p1089
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the observation that people with diabetes should avoid antibiotic gatifloxacin. The antibiotic is used to treat respiratory infections. The complications of the drug when used to diabetics are revealed, including hyperglycemia. In addition, this article offers recommendations for using gatifloxacin.
ACCESSION #
20879442

 

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