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Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice:
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e318278f3d1
Case Reports

Moxifloxacin-Induced Myasthenia Gravis

Jessmer, Jill PharmD, BCPS*†; Topal, Jeffrey MD*‡

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Abstract

Case reports describe exacerbation myasthenia gravis (MG) with fluoroquinolones in patients with and without a previous diagnosis of MG. Described is a case of moxifloxacin-induced MG in a patient with known MG. This is the first case report to describe moxifloxacin-induced MG and provide laboratory data supporting a drug-induced etiology.

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