The effects of ciprofloxacin on pentylenetetrazole, aminophylline, strychnine and electroconvulsive seizures

Sirmagul B. , Sarnic O., Vural K., Erol K.

10th Mediterranean Congress of Chemotherapy, Antalya, Turkey, 20 - 25 October 1996, pp.401-405 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Antalya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.401-405


Ciprofloxacin (CP) is a quinolone derivative and generally used in the treatment of bacterial infections, It was reported that ciprofloxacin can cause epileptic seizures as a side effect (1). In this study, we investigated the effects of ciprofloxacin on pentylenetetrazole (PTZ), aminophylline (AMPH), strychnine (STC), and electroshock (MES) induced seizures in mice.