An­tibi­otics May Fos­ter Kid­ney Stones

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A study that ex­am­ined more than 280,000 U.K. pa­tients’ records sug­gests that peo­ple who took five com­mon types of oral an­tibi­otics (sul­fas, broad-spec­trum peni­cillins, flu­o­ro­quinolones, cephalosporins, or ni­tro­fu­ran­toin/ methenamine) had a greater chance of de­vel­op­ing kid­ney stones within a year.

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