Monday, January 05, 2009

Overprescription of fluoroquinolones?

From the Atlanta Journal Constitution article:
In 2007, U.S. patients received more than 40 million prescriptions for fluoroquinolone antibiotics, according to IMS Health, a health care information company. Some studies have found these drugs are often misprescribed, chosen first by doctors when other antibiotics are more appropriate — or when none are needed.
Click here to access the AJC article.

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