Review: could Cipro cause Dehydration?


Dehydration 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 Zofran, and have Pain . We study 14,474 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 633 have Dehydration. Find out below who they are, when they have Dehydration and more.

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Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cipro 15,916 users)


Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, thrombocytopenia, acute kidney failure, sepsis, fatigue (latest reports from 71,436 Dehydration patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

14,474 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro.
Among them, 633 people (4.37%) have Dehydration

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cipro cause Dehydration?

Time on Cipro when people have Dehydration *:

  • < 1 month: 79.73 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dehydration when taking Cipro *:

  • female: 57.32 %
  • male: 42.68 %

Age of people who have Dehydration when taking Cipro *:

  • 0-1: 0.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 2.24 %
  • 20-29: 5.17 %
  • 30-39: 7.41 %
  • 40-49: 13.28 %
  • 50-59: 26.03 %
  • 60+: 45.34 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (57 people)
  • Depression (36 people)
  • Prophylaxis (35 people)
  • Hypertension (31 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (31 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zofran (122 people)
  • Lasix (111 people)
  • Ambien (107 people)
  • Zometa (105 people)
  • Levaquin (100 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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