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Review: could Cipro cause Dementia?

Summary: Dementia could be caused by Cipro, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Gabapentin, and have Paraesthesia.

We study 5,438 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.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 5,321 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 14 people (0.26%) have Dementia. They amount to 0.03% of all the 45,218 people who have Dementia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dementia in Cipro reports

Time on Cipro when people have Dementia * :

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Age of people who have Dementia when taking Cipro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Dementia when taking Cipro ** :

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How people recovered from Dementia ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Paraesthesia (1 people, 7.14%)
  2. Bone loss (1 people, 7.14%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (1 people, 7.14%)
  4. Heart transplant (1 people, 7.14%)
  5. Pain (1 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Gabapentin (11 people, 78.57%)
  2. Furosemide (11 people, 78.57%)
  3. Neurontin (10 people, 71.43%)
  4. Prednisolone (9 people, 64.29%)
  5. Penicillin vk (9 people, 64.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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