The use of fluoroquinolones and musculoskeletal adverse events in pediatrics : a longitudinal cohort study

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: KIM, Yoonhye (Korea, Republic Of)
  • Co-author(s): Yoonhye Kim: Evidence based research Lab. Division of Clinical pharmacotherapy, College of Pharmacy, Chungang university, Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
    Eunyoung Kim: Evidence based research Lab. Division of Clinical pharmacotherapy, College of Pharmacy, Chungang university, Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Pediatric use of FQs has been restricted due to early findings of FQ-associated weight-bearing joint damage in juvenile animals. However, the off-label pediatric use of FQ is thought to be common and increasing worldwide.

    Purpose

    To analyze prescription patterns of quinolones in patients under 18 years and to access the incidence and risk..

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