Review: could Cipro cause Dementia?
Summary: Dementia is found among people who take Cipro, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Bone loss.
We study 5,468 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.
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Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 6,866 Cipro users)
Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 12,434 Dementia patients)
On Feb, 2, 2015: 5,467 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 14 people (0.26%) have Dementia.
Time on Cipro when people have Dementia * :
Age of people who have Dementia when taking Cipro * :
Severity of Dementia when taking Cipro ** :
How people recovered from Dementia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bone loss (1 people, 7.14%)
- Paraesthesia (1 people, 7.14%)
- Multiple myeloma (1 people, 7.14%)
- Pain (1 people, 7.14%)
- Heart transplant (1 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Gabapentin (11 people, 78.57%)
- Furosemide (11 people, 78.57%)
- Neurontin (10 people, 71.43%)
- Prednisolone (9 people, 64.29%)
- Penicillin vk (9 people, 64.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- I took one a day for them days and now have boils coming up all over me: eye lid, under arms, legs, arms stomach its been about three weeks. how do i make them stop?!!!!!!!!m
I am allergic to PIN and am prescribed Video. I've never had this problem before, I rarely get sick the last time I was prescribed it was eight years ago. I took one for ten days for a throat infection I sustained after being around a two year old who had a very bad cold. I did not pay attention to the little pimples on my stomach, arms, legss, under arms now eyelids. How do I make them stop forming?!!!!!! They are becoming harder and more pa
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- I'm taking methananamine hipp so i won't get a uti. i skipped a dose and have a uti. i'm back on the methananamine hipp.can i take cipro with it for the uti?
I skipped a dose of the methenamine hipp. That was a huge no-no. I immediately got a uti. I need an antibiotic asap but I don't know if I can take cipro with the methanimine hipp. Does anybody know i should stop this antiseptic drug and take the antibiotic for now? Thanks so very much!!!!
- Normal pressure hydrocephalus & metoclopramide (1 answer)
My Mom while recovering from a hip fracture in a rehab center was given Metoclopramide for 2 days when she suddenly (about 2-3 hours after her dose of metoclopramide at lunch time) became completely disoriented,lethargic and could not speak. She could barely swallow, and could not drink liquids even using a straw. Her legs/feet kept twitching and she kept raising her arms above her and repeatedly wiped her mouth every few minutes for more than an hour. I insisted that she be transported to the hospital. The E.R. staff ruled out stroke, and the next day an MRI was negative for stroke. I am wondering if the metoclopramide is at the root of her problem. She can speak slowly but her words are gibberish. Does this sound like a reaction to metoclopramide?
- Does aricept shorten life expectancy? i am a 61 year old women with mild dementia.
I have rcently been diagnosed with mild dementia and have been started on a low dose of aricept (25 mg daily). Will it shorten my life expectancy at all? Is there any research?
- Would cipro possibly be responsible for a weak neck /hard to hold up/feels like it will fall off. (1 answer)
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