New Warning for Fluoroquinolone AntibioticsAschenbrenner, Diane S., MS, RNAJN The American Journal of Nursing: April 2019 - Volume 119 - Issue 4 - p 20 doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000554544.80148.ee Drug Watch Buy Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics The Food and Drug Administration has added a warning to the labeling of all fluoroquinolone antibiotics stating that these drugs can increase the risk of rupture or dissection of aortic aneurysms. NPs should avoid prescribing fluoroquinolones to patients at risk for aortic aneurysms unless no other therapy is available. Diane S. Aschenbrenner is an assistant professor at Notre Dame of Maryland University in Baltimore. She also coordinates Drug Watch: firstname.lastname@example.org. Copyright © 2019 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.