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JUN 04, 2013 - Yahoo! News

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Group of strong antibiotics linked to kidney injury

By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men taking drugs in the fluoroquinolone family were twice as likely to suffer serious kidney problems as men not taking the powerful antibiotics in a new study. When the participants, aged 40 to 85 years old, also took blood pressure medications known as ACE inhibitors, their kidney risk rose to nearly five times that of similar men not taking fluoroquinolones, which include ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin and moxifloxacin. ...

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