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Online Journal of Veterinary Research

(Including Medical and Laboratory Research)

Established 1994

ISSN 1328-925X


Volume 28(7): 410-413, 2024.

Effect of ciprofloxacin on serum glucose in dogs.


Selk Ghaffari M1, Bokaie S2, Najafiyan HR1, Mirani AH1, Moghaddassi AP1

1Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, Islamic Azad, University-Karaj. 2Department of Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Iran.




Selk Ghaffari M, Bokaie S, Najafiyan HR, Mirani AH, Moghaddassi AP, Effect of ciprofloxacin on serum glucose in dogs, Onl J Vet Res., 28(7): 410-413, 2024. Glucose homeostasis abnormalities associated with fluoroquinolone antimicrobial agents is well known in human medicine. Groups of 10 healthy mixed-breed dogs were given 10mg/kg ciprofloxacin intravenousl;y and tested for blood glucose at 0, 30, 60 and 120 minutes. Control glucose was 77.32 3.85 at 0 min, 77.49 2.20 at 30 min, 81.76 4.39 at 60 min and 84.10 4.32 by 120 min after injections with no differences (P > 0.05).


Key words: ciprofloxacin, blood glucose, dog.