Influence of Norfloxacin on Magnesium Concentrations in Rat Tissues and Urine

  • A. J. Vafiadou
  • V. P. Kotsaki-Kovatsi
  • G. Koehler-Samoiolidou
  • A. N. Kovatsis


There are several reports about drugs, which bind competitively with the organism’s essential elements and they form complexes with them [1], Consequently biologically important metal ions can be redistributed or excreted from the organism, under the influence of the above mentioned category of drugs. Thus, many of the observed adverse effects of these drugs could be explained.


Magnesium Concentration Light Ether Anesthesia Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry Light Ether Thigh Bone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Vafiadou
    • 1
  • V. P. Kotsaki-Kovatsi
    • 2
  • G. Koehler-Samoiolidou
    • 1
  • A. N. Kovatsis
    • 1
  1. 1.Lab. of Biochemistry-ToxicologyLab. of Pharmacology; Faculty of Veterinary MedicineAristotle UniversityThcssalonikiGreece
  2. 2.Lab. of Pharmacology; Faculty of Veterinary MedicineAristotle UniversityThcssalonikiGreece

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