Here’s some information regarding various antibiotics possibly increasing your chance of Achilles rupture.
- Fluoroquinolones Earn Black Box Warning for Tendon-Related Adverse Effects
- Cipro, similar antibiotics can cause tendon ruptures, FDA (Eriedutchgirl, thanks for the link!)
- Public Citizen Sues FDA in Federal Court to Force Agency to Act On Petition Seeking Stricter Fluoroquinolone Warnings (Eriedutchgirl, thanks for the link!)
- Steroid shots with cortisone have been implicated as a significant cause of Achilles tendon rupture(Marianne, thanks for the link!)