MCQ Pediatrics Answer 21

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The Correct Answer is D

Although most of the antibiotics listed have adverse side effects, some of them potentially serious to fatal, only ciprofloxacin and the other fluoroquinolones are currently contraindicated for use in children. Animal studies have shown that cartilage growth is impaired by quinolones.

Ref: Drug Facts and Comparisons, 1999 Edition. Facts and Comparisons, 1998, p 2310.

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