Review: could Cipro cause Constipation?
We study 5,454 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 251 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Cipro (latest outcomes from 6,850 users) has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Constipation (latest reports from 511,050 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 5,450 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 251 people (4.61%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.05% of all the 510,258 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Cipro when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Cipro * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Cipro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (21 people, 8.37%)
- Osteoporosis (19 people, 7.57%)
- Metastases to bone (19 people, 7.57%)
- Pain (16 people, 6.37%)
- Acne (14 people, 5.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (118 people, 47.01%)
- Aredia (75 people, 29.88%)
- Lasix (73 people, 29.08%)
- Levaquin (71 people, 28.29%)
- Clindamycin (70 people, 27.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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