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 Pain . We study 20,785 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 571 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. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cipro 22,681 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, abdominal pain, diarrhea, urobilinogen urine increased (latest reports from 77,060 Constipation patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

20,785 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro.
Among them, 571 people (2.75%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cipro cause Constipation?

Time on Cipro when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 93.88 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.04 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Cipro *:

  • female: 55.11 %
  • male: 44.89 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Cipro *:

  • 0-1: 0.21 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 8.32 %
  • 20-29: 2.7 %
  • 30-39: 6.65 %
  • 40-49: 18.71 %
  • 50-59: 19.96 %
  • 60+: 43.24 %

Severity if Constipation when taking Cipro **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 20 %

How people recovered from Constipation **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (42 people)
  • Hypertension (37 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (36 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (33 people)
  • Osteoporosis (27 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (152 people)
  • Levaquin (118 people)
  • Lasix (102 people)
  • Aredia (100 people)
  • Prilosec (95 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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