Changing the culture of fluoroquinolone prescribing

Fluoroquinolone antibiotics have been around since the late 1980s, but increasing reports of disabling and irreversible side effects associated with them prompted the UK drug regulator to restrict their use in 2019​[1,2]​. However, with around 38,000 systemic fluoroquinolones still being prescribed by GPs in England each month (as of November 2023), the government is looking … Continue reading Changing the culture of fluoroquinolone prescribing