Recommend Avoiding Quinolones for Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections

New warnings for quinolones will raise questions about how to treat uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Quinolones (ciprofloxacin, etc) are often used for initial treatment of uncomplicated UTIs...but they're not the best choice.

That's because of the risks of tendon, joint, and muscle problems...arrhythmias...neuropathy...or CNS effects (confusion, etc).

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