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Antibiotic to Treat Respiratory and Sinus Infections May Lead to Liver Damage

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TORONTO — A commonly prescribed antibiotic appears to increase the risk of severe liver damage in some older patients, researchers say.

The Canadian Press

Published Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012

Levofloxacin is often prescribed to treat respiratory and sinus infections, as is another drug in the same class, moxifloxacin, which is known to be linked to severe liver damage in patients on rare occasions.

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