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:

    Methods

    Using the HIRA(Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service) national patient sample(NPS) data, we extracted patients under 18 years from Feb 2002 to Dec 2011 who had been prescribed quinolone or clarithromycin. They were followed up for 90 days after the first exposure to the antibiotics. The risk of musculoskeletal side effects were..

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