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Review: could Cipro cause Constipation?





Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Cipro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 5,465 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

Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cipro 6,862 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Constipation 80,049 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 5,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 251 people (4.59%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Cipro reports

Time on Cipro when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%22.22%0.00%11.11%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Cipro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%8.00%0.00%4.89%20.44%17.78%48.89%

Severity of Constipation when taking Cipro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (21 people, 8.37%)
  2. Osteoporosis (19 people, 7.57%)
  3. Metastases to bone (19 people, 7.57%)
  4. Pain (16 people, 6.37%)
  5. Acne (14 people, 5.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (118 people, 47.01%)
  2. Aredia (75 people, 29.88%)
  3. Lasix (73 people, 29.08%)
  4. Levaquin (71 people, 28.29%)
  5. Clindamycin (70 people, 27.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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