This is a list of Postmarketing Studies on the Fluoroquinolones in relation to Pseudotumor Cerebri and Iatrogenic Intracranial Hypertension. Please see the page on Postmarketing Information of Fluoroquinolones to understand the significance of ‘Postmarketing Studies’ really meaning ‘experimentation on those receiving these Fluoroquinolone antibiotics’.

  • Cipro and Pseudotumor Cerebri a Case Report
    Rajeev R Fernando*, Niraj N Mehta, Morgan G Fairweather
    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2011, 5:104
    A 22 year old woman with IIH due to Cipro. Her symptoms went away after they stopped the Cipro. Not everyone’s symptoms go away when the drug is removed, though.
  • Intracranial Hypertension and Levofloxacin: A Case Report
    David V. Lardizabal MD
    Article first published online: 21 JUL 2008
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2008.01212.x
    Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
    Volume 49Issue 2pages 300–301February 2009
    This is a report of a 15 year old boy who developed IIH after taking Levofloxacin (Levaquin). His symptoms went away soon after removing the antibiotic. Incidentally, he took the antibiotic for 3 weeks, which is unusual.
  • Benign intracranial hypertension from ciprofloxacin
    A P Winrow, G Supramaniam
    Archives of Disease in Childhood: short reports 1165
    This is another case of a young teenager getting IIH from the antibiotic Ciprofloxacin. She had to have 4 painful lumbar punctures in order to resolve this problem, taking a total of several weeks to resolve completely.
  • Pseudotumour Cerebri Syndrome and Levofloxacin Therapy: A Case Report
    Mauro Cellini, et al. 
    Neuro Opthamology Journal pages 358-360
    Another young person who suffered from IIH as a result of a Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic. He suffered for two weeks before his symptoms resolved.
  • Idiopathic intracranial hypertension after ofloxacin treatment
    J.-C. Getenet, et al.
    Article first published online: 29 JAN 2009
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0404.1993.tb04145.x
    Acta Neurologica Scandinavica
    Volume 87Issue 6pages 503–504June 1993
    Another case of IIH after a Fluoroquinolone called ofloxacin. All of the Fluoroquinolone antibiotics can lead to IIH.