Suggest Systemic Quinolones Only Rarely in Kids...But Not Due to Joint Concerns
There will be more clarity about the role of quinolones in CHILDREN.
We've been taught to shy away from quinolones in kids...due to concerns about cartilage and joint damage, and tendon rupture.
Reversible joint or muscle PAIN can occur with quinolones. But the joint DAMAGE seen in beagle puppies isn't showing up in kids.