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Review: could Cipro cause Dysphagia (Swallowing difficulty)?

Summary: Dysphagia is found among people who take Cipro, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 5,467 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 193 have Dysphagia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dysphagia 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 6,864 Cipro users)

Dysphagia

Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 36,346 Dysphagia patients)

On Dec, 29, 2014: 5,465 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 193 people (3.53%) have Dysphagia.

Trend of Dysphagia in Cipro reports

Time on Cipro when people have Dysphagia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dysphagia25.00%62.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%

Age of people who have Dysphagia when taking Cipro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dysphagia0.00%0.00%3.87%1.66%1.66%13.81%43.65%35.36%

Severity of Dysphagia when taking Cipro ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Dysphagia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (31 people, 16.06%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (14 people, 7.25%)
  3. Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (12 people, 6.22%)
  4. Hypercalcaemia (11 people, 5.70%)
  5. Prostate cancer (8 people, 4.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (130 people, 67.36%)
  2. Aredia (105 people, 54.40%)
  3. Lasix (89 people, 46.11%)
  4. Levaquin (86 people, 44.56%)
  5. Neurontin (80 people, 41.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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