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 Furosemide, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 14,474 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia 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 15,916 users)

Dementia

Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with death, weakness, drowsiness, diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 13,071 Dementia patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

14,474 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro.
Among them, 22 people (0.15%) have Dementia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cipro cause Dementia?

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Cipro *:

  • female: 47.62 %
  • male: 52.38 %

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Cipro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (4 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (4 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (4 people)
  • Hypertension (3 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (10 people)
  • Gabapentin (10 people)
  • Furosemide (10 people)
  • Neurontin (9 people)
  • Fosamax (9 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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