Intracranial hypertension and levofloxacin: A case report

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This is a case report of a 15-year-old boy who developed benign intracranial hypertension after 3 weeks of levofloxacin intake. The headache, diplopia, and papilledema resolved within a week after levofloxacin was withdrawn. Physicians must be aware that quinolone antibiotics can potentially cause intracranial hypertension.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)300-301
Number of pages2
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Headache
  • Intracranial hypertension
  • Levofloxacin
  • Papilledema
  • Quinolones

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