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Review: could Cipro cause Fatigue?

Summary: Fatigue could be caused by Cipro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 5,438 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 496 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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On Apr, 15, 2014: 5,438 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 496 people (9.12%) have Fatigue. They amount to 0.03% of all the 1,536,202 people who have Fatigue on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fatigue in Cipro reports

Time on Cipro when people have Fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fatigue77.36%1.89%0.00%1.89%11.32%1.89%5.66%

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Cipro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fatigue0.00%0.39%0.19%1.93%9.46%14.29%18.92%54.83%

Severity of Fatigue when taking Cipro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fatigue0.00%35.71%57.14%7.14%

How people recovered from Fatigue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fatigue0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (42 people, 8.47%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (41 people, 8.27%)
  3. Crohn's disease (31 people, 6.25%)
  4. Prostate cancer (31 people, 6.25%)
  5. Metastases to bone (30 people, 6.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (223 people, 44.96%)
  2. Aredia (157 people, 31.65%)
  3. Lasix (143 people, 28.83%)
  4. Aspirin (137 people, 27.62%)
  5. Levaquin (132 people, 26.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (12 hours ago):

  • This was the first pill I took. Caused sudden fatigue and weakness (used cane). Slept it off. Only thing I can figure is I had taken 25 mg of Tramadol and 4 mg Tizanidine about 2 hours prior. Now afraid what next pill will do in AM.

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  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Was doing fine until urinary track infection. UA showed infection. C + S sent to lab. Cipro prescribed on a Tuesday along with a shot of Rocefin. By nightfall, unstable, unable to walk, unable to stay awake, lethargy, pin point pupils, high fevers unable to control and major confusion. Talking out of head. Thursday returned to doctor. Rocefin given by IV with fluids. UA showed clear of infection. PRevious C + S not in at this time. Friday admitted to hospital and Cipro d/c'ed. C + S showed Cipro resistant. Rocefin given IV with Sodium Chloride IV. Na was down and INR at 1.4 (to thick). After 3 days treatment, more alert, fever gone, awake and no longer confused. Weak but able to stay awake for longer periods and answer questions.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Very low energy level due to new drug regimen.

    Reply

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