Esophagitis Caused by Ciprofloxacin; A Case Report and Review of the Literature

MohammadHasan Emami, Mehran Haghighi, Abbas Esmaeili


Ingestion of ciprofloxacin can be associated with esophagitis and esophageal ulcer. We report a 46-yearold man with odynophagia and dysphagia following ciprofloxacin ingestion, with a glance on diagnosis and treatment. Also, we propose recommendations for prevention of drug-induced esophagitis, according to shape, size, formulation and their etiologic role on esophagitis.


Ciprofloxacin; Drug-induced esophagitis; Endoscopy.

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